Farmworks 1

In this case, Linda Best, the Co-Chair of Farmworks addresses the issue of how to ensure that Farmworks as a mechanism for funding farmers and food producers in Nova Scotia remains as sustainable as they are seeking of otheir clients. This investment co-operative raises funds through share sales to the public and then provides loans to farm operations. Her challenge is to ensure that her organization or board, is organized appropriately for the future.

Interviewee

Linda Best

Company

Industry

Business Activity

Farmworks Investment Co-operative Ltd. 

Financial and insurance activities

Professional, scientific and technical activities

Headquarters

Windsor, Canada

Size

Small

Employees

Fewer than 25

Less than $1 million

Yearly Revenue

Private Company

Type of Entity

Subject

Organization Theory

Level of Difficulty

Medium

Enhance board governance knowledge

Teaching Objectives

Keywords

Solution Management

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F.C. Manning School of Business

Acadia University

Wolfville, Nova Scotia

       Canada, B4P 2R5Form

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