Campers take hands-on approach to learning about co-ops

 

Last updated 7/26/2022 at 7:02pm

Courtesy Montana Farmers Union

Campers at a Montana Farmers Union camp at Arrowpeak Lodge operate - and shop at - a cooperative store set up as part of a program to teach about cooperatives.

Montana Farmers Union

HIGHWOOD - Roughly 200 campers spent a week immersed in what it takes to form and run cooperatives during Montana Farmers Union summer camps program at Arrowpeak Lodge.

"What excites me is they're learning not just what a cooperative is, but what it takes to make a business plan and get a business started," MFU Education Coordinator Violet Green said. 

One of Montana Farmers Union three priorities is focusing on cooperatives, and learning about co-ops has always been part of the Arrowpeak camp experience. 

This year, the lesson became more intensive, with the gr...



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