Past Events

  1. Oct 15, 2020, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    This interactive, online training will introduce participants to the co-op business model and co-op principles, help participants understand the value of co-ops and the history of co-ops in the U.S., and, most importantly, to understand the rights and responsibilities of co-op member-owners and employees as co-op ambassadors.  Who should attend?  New co-op team members  Co-op team members who want to learn more about the "co-op difference" 

  2. Sep 9, 2020, 10:00am - 11:30am

    Come join us for timely fruit research updates for your farm and garden, and to get your questions answered by experts from The Ohio State University. This FREE, online-only event will feature several video presentations recorded from the OSU South Centers research fields, as well as live question and answer segments. When registering, you can submit your questions you would like answered during the event.

  3. Aug 26, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    We welcome farmers, organizations, and folks in the food industry to learn about what a cooperative is, and how cooperatives work.

  4. Aug 20, 2020, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    These virtual events are held August 18-20, each starting at 6:00pm.   Register Here Deadline to register is August 17, 2020.   

  5. Aug 19, 2020, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    These virtual events are held August 18-20, each starting at 6:00pm.   Register Here Deadline to register is August 17, 2020.   

  6. Aug 18, 2020, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    These virtual events are held August 18-20, each starting at 6:00pm.   Register Here Deadline to register is August 17, 2020.   

  7. Aug 5, 2020, 9:30pm - 11:30pm

    The Mid America Cooperative Council and Center for Cooperatives are teaming up to offer training for new co-op directors and directors who want to improve their leadership skills!  This training includes two online sessions on Tuesday, August 4th and Wednesday, August 5th. Registration is for both sessions.

  8. Aug 4, 2020, 9:30pm - 11:30pm

    The Mid America Cooperative Council and Center for Cooperatives are teaming up to offer training for new co-op directors and directors who want to improve their leadership skills! 

  9. Jun 24, 2020 (All day)

    Over 70,000 businesses in Ohio are owned by people over 55. As these owners prepare for retirement, how will they plan for transitioning their business?

  10. Apr 4, 2020, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    This educational aquaponics workshop will discuss the benefits and sustainability of an aquaponics system while conserving resources. Featured speakers are Charlie Shultz, Lead Faculty in the Controlled Environment Agriculture Program at Santa Fe Community College and Jeni Blackburn, co-owner of the family-owned Fresh Harvest Farm in Richwood, Ohio, where they utilize Yellow Perch to grow produce through aquaponics. Attendees will also have the opportunity to tour the Ohio State University South Centers aquaponics research system.

Pages