Cascade Cooperatives

Cascade Cooperatives is a network of cooperatives in Whatcom County. We support each other and emerging cooperatives. Fostering cooperatives supports a local economy, gives the members decision-making rights, and creates community.


share resources,

promote a healthy business ecosystem,

and educate the community about the

benefits of the cooperative business model


Co-ops are groups of people united

to meet the common

economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations of their members.


⁕ A win/win business model built on sustainable values.

⁕ Empowered employees who are invested in their work. 

⁕ Authentic customer experiences with reliable and engaged workers.

⁕ Profits that circulate locally and build community.

⁕ Businesses motivated to care for our community and the place we live.