Consumer co-ops : managing a pre-order food cooperative (1993)
A pre-order cooperative can offer its members savings on conventional supermarket food prices and/or food of higher quality than available elsewhere except at a premium price. It can also offer opportunities to socialize or to develop other community projects. In order to meet any of these goals, the coordinator and members of a pre-order cooperative must understand what needs to be done to keep food ordering and distribution efficient and reliable, and must work together in order to accomplish it
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