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Rural Grocery Co-ops Get Down to Business

by Montana Cooperative Development Center in MCDC News

By Guy Gregory MCDC Communications Specialist Interest in forming rural grocery cooperatives is spreading across Montana! Here is an update on the progress of three co-op stores that are making a real difference in their rural communities. The [...]



Carrie LaSeur ScreenshotIn an age when many bookstores are closing their doors due to fierce competition from online businesses, avid authors and readers in Billings and the surrounding area came together to raise enough capital to open their own bookstore cooperative.  This House of Books is more than a bookstore, it’s a place for people to come and meet local and regional authors, browse the shelves, enjoy specialty teas, and play different types of board and card games.

Produced by: Guy Gregory
Video Photos Courtesy of: This House of Books
Music Composed by: Jason Inc. and Neil Cross