List of worker cooperatives

This is a list of worker cooperatives by country.




New Zealand



United Kingdom

  • Agile Collective
  • AK Press
  • Alloy
  • Baxendale (formerly Baxi Partnership)
  • Belfast Cleaning Cooperative Limited
  • Bicycle Doctor (Manchester)
  • Birmingham Bike Foundry, Birmingham
  • Creative Workers Co-operative
  • Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative, Edinburgh
  • Eighth Day, Manchester[1]
  • Equity Shoes
  • EthosVO Ltd, Surrey[2]
  • John Lewis Partnership, nationwide
  • Lupine Adventure Co-operative
  • News From Nowhere, Liverpool[3]
  • Scott Bader
  • Seeds for Change
  • Single Step
  • Soundbites, Derby
  • Suma
  • Swann Morton
  • The Handmade Bakery
  • Tullis Russel
  • Total Coverage Co-operative Design Consultancy
  • Unicorn Grocery, Manchester

For a comprehensive list of UK cooperatives, see the directory of Co-operatives UK

Middle East


North America


  • Anarres Worker Co-operative, Toronto, ON
  • Baseline Type and Graphics, Vancouver, BC
  • Big Carrot, Toronto, ON
  • 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
  • SUMAC Worker Co-operative, Guelph, ON
  • Sustainability Solutions Group, Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax
  • The Sleepless Goat Cafe, Kingston, ON
  • Urban Eatin' Gardeners Worker Co-op, Winnipeg, MB
  • Urbane Cyclist, Toronto, ON
  • Viridian Energy Co-operative, Duncan, BC
  • Your Local Market Co-operative Inc., Stratford, ON


United States

  • Agaric, LLC (Natick, MA)
  • AK Press (Oakland, CA[4])
  • 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 (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[5])
  • Bread And Roses Food Cooperative (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Breitenbush Hot Springs (Detroit, OR[6])
  • C4 Tech & Design (New Orleans, LA[7])
  • Casa Nueva Restaurant, Cantina & Bodega (Athens, OH[8])
  • 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)
  • Collective Copies (Several locations near Amherst, MA[9])
  • Community Builders Cooperative (Somerville, MA)
  • Cooperative Home Care Associates (Bronx, NY), estb. 1985.[10][11] the USA's largest worker owned co-op [12]
  • Co-Soap Cooperative (Oakland, CA)
  • Data Systems Inc (Burlington, VT)
  • Design Action Collective (Oakland, CA)
  • District Sentinel (Washington, DC[13])
  • Dollars and Sense (Boston, MA[14])
  • Ecomundo Cleaning (New York, NY)
  • Electric Embers (San Francisco, CA)
  • Equal Exchange (West Bridgewater, MA[15])
  • Evergreen Cooperatives (Cleveland, OH)
  • Flywheel Tech Collective (Cleveland, OH)
  • Food for Thought Books (Amherst, MA)
  • GAIA Host Collective (Greenfield, MA)
  • Glut (est. 1969) (Mt Rainier, MD)
  • 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[16])
  • Isthmus Engineering and Manufacturing (Madison, WI)
  • La Montanita Food Market Co-op (Sante Fe, Albuquerque and Gallup, NM) [17]
  • Libertarian International Organization(share fan co-op projects)
  • Little Grill Collective (Harrisonburg, VA)
  • Lucy Parsons Center (Boston, MA)[18]
  • Mintwood Media Collective P.R. Firm (Washington, DC[19])
  • Nabolom Bakery (Berkeley, CA)
  • Namaste Solar (Boulder/Denver, CO)
  • New Era Windows (Chicago, IL)[20]
  • New Moon Cooperative
  • Olympia Food Co-op
  • Other Avenues Food Store
  • Patty Pan Grill (Shoreline, WA)
  • Pedal Express
  • Pedal People Cooperative (Northampton, MA[21])
  • Pelham Auto Parts (Belchertown MA[22])
  • Puget Sound Consumer Co-Op
  • Pioneer Valley Photovoltaics (Greenfield, MA and New Britain CT[23])
  • Radical Designs Cooperative (Oakland, CA)
  • Radical Press Coffee Collective (Gainesville, FL)
  • Rainbow Grocery Cooperative
  • Red and Black Cafe (Portland, OR)
  • Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse (Baltimore, MD[24])
  • Red Sun Press (Boston, MA)
  • René Pujol Restaurant Cooperative
  • Ronin Tech Collective (Brattleboro, VT)
  • Seward Community Cafe (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Sunshine Propane
  • Shot In The Dark Cafe (Tucson, AZ)
  • South Mountain Company
  • TechCollective (San Francisco, CA)
  • TeamWorks
  • Toolbox for Education & Social Action (Northampton, MA)
  • Twin Ports Commonwealth (Twin Ports)[25]
  • Union Cab of Madison Cooperative
  • Union Technology Cooperative (Madison, WI)
  • Valley Green Feast Collective (Northampton, MA)
  • Web Collective, Inc.
  • WebSkillet (Burlington, VT)
  • Woodshanti Cooperative

South America



See also


  1. "The Eighth Day". The Eighth Day. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  2. "General Information". EthosVO Ltd. Retrieved 2015-03-20.
  3. "news from nowhere". news from nowhere. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  4. "Contact Us". Ak Press. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  5. "Contact :: Brattleboro Tech Collective". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  6. "Breitenbush Hot Springs - Contact Info". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  7. "C4 Tech & Design - New Orleans Louisiana computer repair, tech support, & design services". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  8. "Casa Nueva and Cantina". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  9. "Contact us here at Collective Copies". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  10. "Cooperative Home Care Associates". Retrieved 2014-08-15.
  11. "Center for Cooperatives: Cooperative Home Care Associates". University of Wisconsin. Retrieved 2014-08-15.
  12. "How America's Largest Worker Owned Co-Op Lifts People Out of Poverty". Retrieved 2014-08-15.
  13. "The Co-op". District Sentinel. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  14. "Donate to Dollars & Sense | Dollars & Sense". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  15. "Equal Exchange - Worker Owned". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  16. "Lucy Parsons Center". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  17. "Mintwood Media Collective". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  18. Flanders, Laura (July 4, 2012). "Workers vs. Investors: Chicago Window Factory in Danger of Liquidation". The Nation.
  19. "Pedal People". Pedal People. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  20. Archived December 9, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  21. "PV Squared - Solar Power for Sustainable Communities". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  22. "Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse : About : support". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  23. Twin Ports
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