Urbane Cyclist

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Urbane Cyclist

Reba PlummerDuring Spring Break 2016 I went to visit family in Toronto and do my first interview for Each for All. That’s Reba Plummer, co-executive director of the Urbane Cyclist worker-coop which began in 1997. She’s in the new store on College Street in the heart of the city and right on a very busy commuter bike route. Reba loves bikes – she’s been a bike messenger, created her own line of messenger bags, takes cycling holidays, loves the cycling lifestyle, and is a cycling activist. She took me on a tour of the store, which was brand spanking new, I saw the warehouse, parts department, lunchroom, etc. Then we sat down for a discussion. I asked Reba how this worker co-op first got started?

For more information about Urbane Cyclist go their  website

Website: ucycle.com

Reba Plummer is also on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation which just had its annual conference in Vancouver Nov. 3-5.

Music used tonight

Queen – Bicycle Race

Women Around The World At Work – Martha and The Muffins


Old Man Luedecke – I Quit My Job


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About the Author:

I love radio and pursue stories about people and communities working together to solve challenges creatively and often, with a lot of heart. It's the human side of the co-op model that intrigues me. That and any chance to travel, especially to smaller locales, where folks seem to know that co-operating just makes good sense!

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