Support Local Farms!

Want to meet your local farmers? Mark your calendar for the Eastern Triangle Farm Tour, September 23-24. Tour local, sustainable farms and discover the delicious meat, dairy, fruits, and veggies produced right here in the Eastern Triangle! Twenty-six farms will open their gates from 1-5pm for this family-friendly event. Visit with barnyard animals, see the sights of the country, taste farm-fresh … Continued  

September’s Sweet Owner Deal

We’re well into September, and things are busy here at the Co-op! School’s back in session, new vendors are joining our team, and new options are being added to our menu daily. Fall is shaping up to be exciting (and delicious!), including September’s Owner Deal which could not be more of a bargain! For the whole … Continued  

Preserve Summer

Make summer last with new artisan fruit spreads from Pick & Preserve. Sourcing produce within 150 miles of their farmstead, this local duo focuses on the freshest, most seasonal produce and sustainable methods that support other farmers in the area. Each jar is hand filled, labeled, and seal tested to ensure the highest quality. And all that lovin’ … Continued  

Taking your Lunch Break to a Whole New Level

What do you want out of your weekday lunch? Simple, quick, filling, healthy, cheap? We are right with you! Join us every weekday from 11-2pm for our $5 Daily Lunch Special! Straight from our deli genius, we have a new and delicious meal ready for you every single weekday, as well as a monthly rotating menu. … Continued  

A New Cheese on the Block

The specialty department is rolling in a new favorite hailing from the creameries of Sonoma, California. Produced by Vella Cheese Company, this 10-month aged Dry Jack is probably the first true ‘American Original’ cheese. There are many stories behind its origin – frustrated 20th century Italian settlers attempting to create a suitable Parmesan substitute, a cuisine … Continued  

Join the Takeout Revolution

Have you heard the news? Durham is leading the way in dining sustainability with Don’t Waste Durham’s returnable take-out container service, GreenToGo! DCM is proud to be a founding market in the East Coast’s first city-wide reusable takeout container service. GreenToGo has officially arrived, and we’re very excited to be in the first phase of participating … Continued  

The Unending Possibilities of an Heirloom Tomato

Our tomato game is strong right now. Last week, we received an order of 450 pounds of fresh, local, and organic heirloom tomatoes from Fishel’s Organics, and, get this, they’re only $1.99/lb! That’s a lot of tomatoes, and at that price, that’s a lot of possibilities for some pretty incredible meals. Our staff is in … Continued  

JUST IN! Heirloom tomatoes for the WIN!

Heirloom tomatoes are DELICIOUS, and we have a lot on sale right now. Want some inspiration? Below is one of our favorite heirloom tomato recipes, so stop by today, stock up, and get cooking! Bruschetta with Heirloom Tomatoes  Ingredients 4 pounds assorted heirloom tomatoes (preferably a mix of colors), cut into 1/2-inch piece 2/3 cup best-quality … Continued  

New Vegan Culinary Masterminds

We’re proud to introduce Sweeties Southern & Vegan catering as our new resident chefs for Meatless Mondays! Sweeties is a full-service catering company that honors rich food traditions and serve vegan, vegetarian and/or gluten-free dishes that are healthy, nourishing, and delicious. Sweeties is named after founder Stephanie Perry’s grandmother, who was conscious of the need … Continued  

Stay Cool with Icey Treats

As the temperature rises, our urge to cook (or really spend much time indoors at all) drops. What do you reach for when the mercury climbs? Chill out on hot days with these cool treats that you can make at home. By making your own, you can control the ingredients and avoid high-fructose corn syrup … Continued