The CatalystPublisher: Fed-up, Vancouver, Canada
Year Published: 1976
Pages: 20pp Price: $3.50/yr.
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX124
A monthly newspaper produced by a federation of member-run food coops in B.C.
Abstract: This monthly newspaper is produced by Fed-up, a federation of member-run food coops in B.C.; Catalyst reports to network members on various decisions and directions taken within the federation. The "Fed-up Catalogue" provides a lengthy list of food and other items available to Fed-up members; also included is a reci-section and the "coop contact list" of Fed-up members. Feature articles include:
1) a history and description of the "Alternate Community" a cooperative commune near Lumby, B.C.
2) a study of the aims and methods of self-criticism within the federation coops.
3) an essay on the care of livestock and particularly chickens.
4) two articles reviewing the possibility of having a wholesaler function within Fed-up.