Below is an announcement for an all-day workshop on co-ops and web
marketing. This is being sponsored by the Illinois Institute for
Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University. (Please note that WIU
is in Macomb, but the workshop is being held in Rockford (close to the
To make things really complicated, it's being held at Northern
Illinois University's Rockford campus.
Bob Cohen (Ohio State University)
Paul Schuytema (Director of Community Development - Monmouth, IL)
Please register by May 7. Lunch will be provided. Sounds very hands-
Evanston Food Council (co-founder and chairperson)
Illinois Local Food and Farms Coalition (co-founder)
Illinois Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Council (co-founder)
Cook County Food System Steering Committee (member)
Co-ops 101 workshop
We are hosting a Co-ops 101 and Web Marketing Workshop from 9 a.m. to
Friday, May 11, at NIU's Rockford Campus (8500 East State St., Room
Bob Cohen from The Ohio State University will be presenting the Coops
portion, and Paul Schuytema will be presenting on website development
The workshop is free to attend, but seating is limited, so please RSVP
to me at ER-Or...@wiu.edu
or 309.298.3467) by May 7. Lunch will be provided.
If you would like more information or the electronic brochure to
other groups, please contact me and I will pass it along.