Haverhill Matters | Street Fight

A Hyperlocal Co-op Hopes to Bloom in Community ‘News Desert’

Tom Grubisich

A Hyperlocal Co-op Hopes to Bloom in Community ‘News Desert’

Longtime print journalist Tom Stites says the model for his Web-based Banyan Project is that of a co-op — the economic and social structure for sizable minority chunks of the American power industry and agriculture, as well as credit unions and housing developments. We talked to him recently to find out more about what his “third-way” media approach is all about…