When Cooperative Home Care Associates, a New York-based, in-home caregiver cooperative, ran into a shortage of personal protective equipment during the pandemic, another co-op ramped up to help out – Opportunity Threads.
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The Biggest Little Co-op
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A Solutions Cooperative
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A Slithering Business
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Marcus Urann preferred to tromp through cranberry bogs than practice law. Think of that every time you wheel your cart down the juice aisle of a supermarket.