List of worker cooperatives

This is a list of worker cooperatives by country.





New Zealand




The cooperative movement in Emilia-Romagna, Italy, successfully melds two divergent philosophical currents: Socialism and Catholicism.[1] With more than a century of cooperative history, the region includes more than 8,000 cooperatives.


United Kingdom

  • Agile Collective
  • AK Press
  • Alloy
  • Bartleby's, Belper
  • Baxendale (formerly Baxi Partnership)
  • Beet the System Vegan Worker Co-operative, Birmingham
  • Belfast Cleaning Cooperative Limited
  • Bicycle Doctor, Manchester
  • Birmingham Bike Foundry, Birmingham
  • Black Cat Worker Collective, Aberdeen
  • Bonobo Tribe, Aberdeen
  • Creative Workers Co-operative
  • Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative, Edinburgh
  • Eighth Day, Manchester[2]
  • Equity Shoes
  • Essential Trading Co-operative
  • EthosVO Ltd, Surrey[3]
  • The Handmade Bakery
  • John Lewis Partnership, nationwide
  • Lupine Adventure Co-operative
  • News From Nowhere, Liverpool[4]
  • Outlandish
  • Scott Bader
  • Seeds for Change
  • Single Step
  • Soundbites, Derby
  • Suma
  • Swann Morton
  • Total Coverage Co-operative Design Consultancy
  • Tullis Russel
  • Unicorn Grocery, Manchester

Middle East


  • Egged, transport cooperative society
  • Shomim Hazak, sound and lighting cooperative

North America


  • The Allium Worker Coop -, Calgary, AB
  • Anarres Worker Co-operative, Toronto, ON
  • Baseline Type and Graphics, Vancouver, BC
  • Café Chaos Worker's Cooperative, Montreal, QC
  • Come As You Are, Toronto, ON
  • Devco, Vancouver, BC
  • G7 Welcoming Committee Records
  • Incipe Workers' Cooperative, Vancouver, BC
  • Mondragon Bookstore & Coffeehouse
  • Organic Planet Worker Co-op, Winnipeg, MB
  • Shift Delivery Co-op, Vancouver, BC
  • The Sleepless Goat Cafe, Kingston, ON
  • SUMAC Worker Co-operative, Guelph, ON
  • Sustainability Solutions Group, Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax
  • Urban Eatin' Gardeners Worker Co-op, Winnipeg, MB
  • Urbane Cyclist, Toronto, ON
  • Viridian Energy Co-operative, Duncan, BC
  • Walkerville Artists' Co-op, Windsor, ON
  • Your Local Market Co-operative Inc., Stratford, ON


United States

  • A Slice of New York, San Jose, CA[5]
  • Agaric, LLC, Natick, MA
  • AK Press, Oakland, CA[6]
  • Alvarado Street Bakery, Petaluma, CA
  • Arizmendi Bakery Coöperative, San Francisco Bay Area, CA
  • Arizmendi Development and Support Collective, CA
  • Artichoke Food Co-operative, Worcester, MA
  • At-Hand Apps, LLC, Newton, MA
  • Baltimore Bicycle Works,[7] Baltimore, MD
  • Black Bear Bakery, St. Louis, MO
  • Black Cat Construction Cooperative, Tacoma, WA
  • Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery, Austin, TX
  • Boston TechCollective, Somerville, MA
  • Brattleboro Holistic Health Center, Brattleboro, VT
  • Brattleboro Tech Collective, Brattleboro, VT[8]
  • Breitenbush Hot Springs, Detroit, OR[9]
  • C4 Tech & Design, New Orleans, LA[10]
  • Casa Nueva Restaurant, Cantina & Bodega, Athens, OH[11]
  • Cheese Board Collective, Berkeley, CA
  • Chicago Technology Cooperative, Chicago, IL
  • Circle of Life Caregiver Cooperative, Bellingham, WA
  • Citybikes Workers' Cooperative, Portland, OR
  • Civilization Systems, Baltimore, MD
  • Codeversant, Madison, WI[12]
  • Co-Soap Cooperative, Oakland, CA
  • Collective Copies, several locations near Amherst, MA[13]
  • Community Builders Cooperative, Somerville, MA
  • Community Pharmacy, Madison, WI[14]
  • Cooperative Home Care Associates, Bronx, NY, established 1985,[15][16] the US' largest worker owned co-op [17]
  • Data Systems Inc, Burlington, VT
  • Design Action Collective, Oakland, CA
  • District Sentinel, Washington, DC[18]
  • Dollars and Sense, Boston, MA[19]
  • Ecomundo Cleaning, New York, NY
  • Earth Designs Cooperative, Rosendale, NY [20]
  • Electric Embers, San Francisco, CA
  • Equal Exchange, West Bridgewater, MA[21]
  • Evergreen Cooperatives, Cleveland, OH
  • Flywheel Tech Collective, Cleveland, OH
  • Food for Thought Books, Amherst, MA
  • Credit Cooperative Society, Jaipur, India[22]
  • GAIA Host Collective, Greenfield, MA
  • Glut, Mt. Rainier, MD; established 1969
  • Gotham City Drupal, Brooklyn, NY
  • Great Sky Solar, Boston, MA
  • Green Worker Cooperatives, The Bronx, NY
  • Hard Times Café, Minneapolis, MN
  • Heartwood Cooperative Woodshop, Berkeley, CA
  • Hoedads Reforestation Cooperative, Eugene, OR
  • The Hub Bike Co-op, Minneapolis, MN
  • Inkworks Press, Berkeley, CA[23]
  • Interpreters’ Cooperative of Madison, Madison, WI[24]
  • Isthmus Engineering and Manufacturing, Madison, WI
  • Just Coffee Cooperative, Madison, WI[25]
  • Lakeside Printing Cooperative, Madison, WI[26]
  • Libertarian International Organization, share fan co-op projects
  • Little Grill Collective, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Little Weaver Web Collective, distributed, USA [27]
  • Lucy Parsons Center, Boston, MA[28]
  • Mintwood Media Collective P.R. Firm, Washington, DC[29]
  • Movement Cooperative, NYC, NY [30]
  • Nabolom Bakery, Berkeley, CA
  • Namaste Solar, Boulder and Denver, CO
  • Nature's Bakery Cooperative, Madison, WI[31]
  • New Era Windows, Chicago, IL[32]
  • Olio Culinary Collective,[33] Boston, MA
  • Outformations,[34] Oakland, CA
  • Olympia Food Co-op
  • Other Avenues Food Store
  • Outformations,[35] Oakland, CA
  • Patty Pan Grill,[36] Shoreline, WA
  • Pedal Express
  • Pedal People Cooperative, Northampton, MA[37]
  • Pelham Auto Parts, Belchertown, MA[38]
  • Puget Sound Consumer Co-Op
  • Pioneer Valley Photovoltaics, Greenfield, MA and New Britain, CT[39]
  • Radical Designs Cooperative, Oakland, CA
  • Rainbow Grocery Cooperative
  • Real Pickles Cooperative, Greenfield, MA[40]
  • Red and Black Cafe, Portland, OR
  • Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse, Baltimore, MD[41]
  • Red Sun Press, Boston, MA
  • Ronin Tech Collective, Brattleboro, VT
  • Sassafras Tech Collective, Ann Arbor, MI[42]
  • Seward Community Cafe, Minneapolis, MN
  • Shot In The Dark Cafe, Tucson, AZ
  • Small World Food, Rochester, NY
  • South Mountain Company
  • TeamWorks
  • TechCollective, San Francisco, CA
  • Technicians For Sustainability, Tucson, AZ
  • Toolbox for Education & Social Action, Northampton, MA
  • Twin Ports Commonwealth, Twin Ports
  • United Mutuals Cooperative, Oakland, CA
  • Union Cab of Madison Cooperative, Madison, WI[43]
  • Union Technology Cooperative, Madison, WI
  • Valley Green Feast Collective, Northampton, MA
  • Web Collective, Inc.
  • WebSkillet, Burlington, VT
  • Woodshanti Cooperative
  • Worcester Bookkeeping Cooperative

South America



See also


  1. "emiliaromagna". Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  2. "The Eighth Day". The Eighth Day. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  3. "General Information". EthosVO Ltd. Retrieved 2015-03-20.
  4. "news from nowhere". news from nowhere. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  5. "About Us". ASONY. Retrieved 2019-06-11.
  6. "Contact Us". Ak Press. Archived from the original on 2010-06-13. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  7. "Baltimore Bicycle Works".
  8. "Contact :: Brattleboro Tech Collective". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  9. "Breitenbush Hot Springs - Contact Info". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  10. "C4 Tech & Design - New Orleans Louisiana computer repair, tech support, & design services". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  11. "Casa Nueva and Cantina". Archived from the original on 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  12. "Codeversant Cooperative".
  13. "Contact us here at Collective Copies". Archived from the original on 2010-07-23. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  14. "Bulk Herbs Store | Supplements Madison WI | Who".
  15. "Cooperative Home Care Associates". Retrieved 2014-08-15.
  16. "Center for Cooperatives: Cooperative Home Care Associates". University of Wisconsin. Retrieved 2014-08-15.
  17. "How America's Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty". 2014-08-15. Retrieved 2014-08-15.
  18. "The Co-op". District Sentinel. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  19. "Donate to Dollars & Sense | Dollars & Sense". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  20. "Earth Designs Cooperative". Retrieved 2019-12-05.
  21. "Equal Exchange - Worker Owned". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
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  23. "Interpreters' Cooperative of Madison".
  24. "Sustainable and Community-Based Fair Trade Organic Coffee".
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  26. "Little Weaver Web Collective".
  27. "Lucy Parsons Center". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  28. "Mintwood Media Collective". Archived from the original on 2011-01-28. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  29. "Movement Cooperative". Retrieved 2019-11-19.
  30. "Who We Are – Nature's Bakery Cooperative".
  31. Flanders, Laura (July 4, 2012). "Workers vs. Investors: Chicago Window Factory in Danger of Liquidation". The Nation.
  32. Outformations
  33. Outformations
  34. Patty Pan Grill
  35. "Pedal People". Pedal People. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  36. Archived December 9, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  37. "PV Squared - Solar Power for Sustainable Communities". Archived from the original on 2010-11-28. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  38. "Real Pickles Cooperative : Our Mission". Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  39. "Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse : About : support". Archived from the original on 2010-08-06. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  40. Sassafras Tech Collective
  41. "About".
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