Voluntary and Open Membership
Democratic Member Control
Member Economic Participation
Autonomy and Independence
Education, Training and Information
Co-operation among Co-operatives
Concern for Community
Agricultural: farms, feed suppliers, and seed banks.
Computer and Internet: ISPs, web hosting, and computer design collectives
Energy: utility companies and power providers
Food Cooperatives: health-food stores and bulk food sharing programs
Housing: housing cooperatives and intentional communities.
Visual Arts: groups of artists, both living and working together.