The communications and public relations department offers services such as graphic design, writing, editing, videography and photography to the association’s 15 member cooperatives. In addition, the department is responsible for publishing Cooperative Living magazine and the annual VMDAEC Membership Directory. The department staff also assists member cooperatives with their special publication projects, ranging from advertising layouts to annual reports. The team also maintains several websites, including, the Gaff-n-Go Rodeo site and this site, while maintaining an active presence on social media.