Policy

NCG and Climate Collaborative to Recognize Exemplary Leadership on Climate Change

At the first-ever Climate Day event held at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California, on March 8, National Co+op Grocers (NCG) joined with the newly formed Climate Collaborative to announce a cutting-edge awards program for natural products companies that are demonstrating exemplary leadership on climate change. NCG has made [...]

Committee Charters Field Guide

All board committees should have a charter – a description of the committee’s purpose and authority. One person, generally the board secretary, should have primary responsibility for drafting charters as directed by the board. This helps the board have a consistent approach for how charters are written. Committee charters should [...]

Get Up, Stand Up! The 2007 farm bill will shape our food future

By Mark Mulcahy 128 January - February - 2007 In October I had the opportunity to attend Terra Madre, the Slow Food conference in Turin, Italy. Slow Food is a nonprofit, member-supported organization that was founded in 1989 as way to counteract the fast food and fast life phenomenon sweeping [...]