Energy & Conservation

CCFE’s bundled firewood initiative taking off

The Oregon Woodland Co-op bundled firewood is sold through a single local retailThe Oregon Woodland Co-op bundled firewood is sold through a single local retail
Contact:

Harry Groot, harry@nnfp.org

In the fall of 2010, as part of its larger effort to encourage and support cooperative value-added and woody-biomass utilization efforts, CCFE staff visited cooperatively owned or operated bundled firewood operations in the Pacific Northwest and in the Lake States region. MORE >>

Energy Feedstock

Almond trees with pink flowers in springAlmond trees with pink flowers in spring
San Joaquin Valley, California

California almond growers, facing a June 2010 deadline to stop burning orchard prunings in the field, came up with a potential solution with the assistance of a USDA grant and California Center for Cooperative Development. The deadline affects growers in 13 rural counties in California’s Central Valley. MORE >>

Sustainable Woods Cooperative

Lone Rock, Wisconsin
A project of: Cooperative Development Services
Contact:

Kevin Edberg, kedberg@aol.com

Headquartered in Lone Rock, Wisconsin, the cooperative provides a range of services to its member-owners, including land stewardship education, development of certified sustainable forest management plans, and harvesting, processing, and marketing services for forest products. MORE >>