Venture Folk Ltd discovered!

Speakers and founder members Christopher Shannon and Helen Keys introduced the story of VentureFolk Ltd, a worker co-operative, owned and managed by its members; a collective of innovators, creators and… Read more

Good to Grow Co-op

A journey through Northern Irish Co-ops… Good to Grow Co-operative 1 Why did you choose to become a co-op? Armed with a passion for horticulture and a deep concern about… Read more

Co-housing Connections 

A journey through Northern Irish Co-ops… Co-housing Connections 1 What is a co-housing scheme?  Co-housing schemes create intentional communities / neighbourhoods, comprising private homes (mixed tenure houses and/or apartments) clustered… Read more

Longlife Housing Co-operative Discovered!

On the 4th March 2021, we talked about housing co-ops. This was the second webinar under the series Discover Co-ops. We invited Niall Mulholland from Longlife Housing Co-operative. Niall grew… Read more

Belfast Food Co-op

A journey through Northern Irish Co-ops . . . Belfast Food Co-operative 1 Why did you choose to become a coop? We chose the Co-operative model because it puts decision-making… Read more

Minister determined to tackle ‘open wound’ of poverty

In the recently published platform article, Minister Deirdre commits to an Anti-Poverty Strategy that will address the root cause of poverty. The Minister clearly states that something more radical and… Read more

Discover Co-op Series

Make room in your diary ay lunchtime for the next FREE to attend series on coops. The webinars will continue to take place during March and April 2021. This Belfast… Read more

Jubilee Farm & Co-operative Alternatives join forces to deliver a new community farm course

UTV Rare Breed viewers will already recognise Jubilee Manager, Jonny Hanson, as he is currently giving an insight into the unusual world of Northern Ireland’s first community-owned farm on the… Read more