|Title||A Case Study of the Fifth Season Cooperative: From Conception to Incorporation, Now What?|
|Year of Publication||2010|
The Fifth Season Cooperative is a newly launched, multi-stakeholder cooperative in Viroqua, Wisconsin, that provides the infrastructure and coordination needed to help rebuild the region’s food system. This case study follows the Co-op’s development from the initial idea to the signing of the articles of incorporation in August 2010...
The Fifth Season Cooperative’s multi-stakeholder organization is a unique business structure in the United States. The cooperative has six member classes that span the entire supply chain. The list includes producers, producer groups, processors, distributors, buyers, and workers.