News from the Roots

Worcester Roots General Brochure (download here – PDF – 1.6mb) May 2016 Newsletter Past newsletters: April 2016 Newsletter March 2016 Newsletter” Febrary 2016 Newsletter December 2015 Newsletter October 2015 Newsletter September 2015 Newsletter August 2015 Newsletter June-July 2015 Newsletter May 2015 Newsletter April 2015 Newsletter March 2015 Newsletter February 2015 Newsletter November 2014 Newsletter July […]

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Co-op Academy

Co-op Academy Fall 2016 interest form HERE | Spanish HERE (Formulario de Interés de participar en la Academía de Cooperativas de Worcester). Printable PDF Version of Results The Co-op Academy is a holistic cooperative entrepreneurship training and mentorship program with an emphasis on creating sustainable, member-owned businesses. Using curriculum developed with partners around the region […]


Just Transition Assembly

In collaboration with the Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island, we are helping organize a youth-focused Just Transition Assembly in Providence, RI (Location TBA) August 25-27, 2016. There are three dynamics that shape today’s world conditions—the economic crisis, the ecological crisis and the crisis of empire. These dynamics, along with increasing violence in defense of […]

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Our Future: Our Power Forum

Come learn about what is happening around climate justice and sustainable energy, job creation, solar advocacy, gas leaks, pipelines and more at the Our Future: Our Power Forum. Worcester Community Energy Forum 1:00 – 5:00pm Saturday, October 1, 2016 (NOTE NEW DATE!) at The Megaron, Worcester Academy 81 Providence St, Worcester, MA 01604 Campus Map: […]


Climate Justice is a Human Right

Sunday, March 20th 2016 at Clark University (Jefferson Academic Center) 9:30am to 1:30pm Over 50 peopled joined together to create a space for people in Worcester area to share their work and future plans as part of the local &international climate justice movements. Thanks to all who made Worcester’s first Climate Justice is a Human […]

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Ribbon Cutting for Aquaponics Greenhouse

A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 2:00pm Behind Stone Soup, 4 King St, Worcester, MA 01610 (come to back lot) After months of planning and building, the seven partners in the collaborative project will celebrate the completion of the aquaponics greenhouse at the Stone Soup Community Center. Join us […]


This Changes Everything Screening and Roots Assembly

Community FILM Screening and Worcester Roots membership assembly Thursday, November 12th, 2015 5:30pm AT STONE SOUP (4 King St, Worcester) Film Trailer: www.ThisChangesEverything.org Part of New Economy Week 2015! Organized by Worcester Roots and Worcester Solidarity And Green Economy (SAGE) Alliance What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to […]

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August Co-op Film Screenings and Discussions

Join Worcester Roots for film screenings and discussions about co-ops and the solidarity economy! 6-8pm all 4 Wednesday evenings in August at Stone Soup, 4 King St, Worcester – films include The Take (about occupied factories in Argentina), Shift Change (about Mondragon and Worker Co-ops in the US), and others. Details coming soon!


Co-op Racism is A Recipe for Failure, or White Supremacy

by Julius Jones, Co-Director of Worcester Roots June 2015 If success in the old economy is the key to access the New Economy, we will fail. Success in the old economy as a requirement for access to the New Economy is flawed logic, unsustainable and, oppressive, and poses a practical threat to the entire Solidarity […]

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Roots May Assembly & Cookout

Worcester Roots is holding a media event / cookout / general assembly, where members of Future Focus Media and Worcester Roots board will speak and where community members can get involved in planning, share ideas, and help organize the next economy. This event will be held: 5pm, May 5th at Stone Soup Community Center, 4 […]