Cascade Cooperatives promotes local and emerging cooperatives in Whatcom and Skagit counties and educates the community about the cooperative business model.

We support the local cooperative business community in Whatcom and Skagit counties in Washington state.

Why choose a co-op?

Cooperatives offer a more sustainable and equitable business model than typical companies:
  • member- or worker-owned
  • profits circulate locally and build community
  • motivated to care for our community and the place we live
  • managed through member voting or democratic worker management

At Cascade Cooperatives we:

  • share resources with other co-ops
  • promote a healthy business ecosystem
  • promote networking between different kinds of co-ops, including social co-ops, co-op businesses, and other forms of cooperative enterprise

Find Cooperatives
in Whatcom and Skagit County

Click on the map below to view an interactive map of cooperatives in Whatcom and Skagit counties, or to zoom in on the co-ops in Bellingham or Mount Vernon.

Cascade Coops Latest News

  • Co-op Makers Meet-Up Group!

    The Co-op Factory: A Meet-up Group for Co-op MakersMeets every last Thursday in the month from 6 to […]

  • Regional PNW Coop Networks Convergence

    In early August, representatives from co-ops across the Pacific Northwest region convened in Olympia to discuss the formation […]

  • Local Cooperator Selected for Fellowship

    An update from A1BuildDesign Local worker-owner, Patrick Martin of A1DesignBuild, a Cascades Cooperatives member, was selected for the 2022 […]