JON STEINMAN is the author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants (New Society Publishers). Following the book’s release in 2019, Jon completed a 130-stop tour across the US and Canada and was hosted by established food co-ops and 23 in their development stages. In 2021, Jon published THIS COULD BE OURS – a PHOTO ALBUM to inspire your food co-op dream. Jon was the writer and host of the radio show, podcast and television series Deconstructing Dinner, and was a board director at the Kootenay Co-op (2006-2016) – the largest food co-op in Canada specializing in natural foods – serving as Board President in his final two years. Jon lives in Nelson at Heddlestone Village – a 24-home cohousing community he helped develop.
Community-Owned Grocery Stores in the Columbia Basin
- 5 October, 2022
- 9:15am - 10:15am
- Main Hall - Columbia Valley Centre