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

Belfast Food Coop discovered!

Today, Belfast Food Cooperative shared their story in the first of the Discover Coops Series over lunch time. You can watch the recorded session on our Youtube channel  

Jubilee Community Farm Co-op

A journey through Northern Irish Co-ops… Jubilee Farm – a community benefit society Two years on from their successful share offer, which raised £309,020 to purchase the farm and farmhouse,… Read more

Jubilant Farm Coop Celebrates Successful Year on UTV’S Rare Breed Series

Jubilee Coop Northern Ireland’s first community-owned farm just outside Glynn in County Antrim has had a busy year. Hot on the heels, they have been busy keeping the coop running… Read more

NOW RECRUITING! Your opportunity to begin something great

Free Training for New Coops Join this free training opportunity on Wednesday 17 February 2021 with Cooperative Alternatives. For mentoring, coaching & seed funding – come to us as we… Read more