A Solstice Gathering with The Clearing

Here at the Co-op, we strive to create an open, inclusive, and diverse store that welcomes our community. This also means that we strive to be good neighbors and partners to organizations doing good work in Durham – by donating food, offering resources about our Co-op and food accessibility, and promoting and attending events like … Continued  

Co-op Café Conversations: Story Time with Liberation’s Station

Liberation’s Station is a mobile and online library with 500 titles providing diverse stories of representation for young African American children and families. Creator and Founder of Liberation’s Station, Victoria Scott-Miller, graced the Durham Co-op with her amazing collection of children’s literature to lead our seventh Co-op Café Conversation. A dozen or more families, teachers, … Continued  

Beans! Beans!

“Beans! Beans! They’re good for your heart! Every time you shop put them in your cart!” Not only are beans FREE for owners in August* but they are a healthy component of a variety of recipes. We put together some scrumptious meal ideas so you can put your owner giveaway (or pantry essentials) to good … Continued  

Cooking with Local Items

Our Meat Department offers a wide selection of locally-sourced and sustainably-produced meats from Firsthand Foods, including Spicy Italian Sausage, which is currently on sale for $6.69 (save $1!).  We love cooking delicious meals made with fresh, affordable, and local ingredients, and if you’re looking for inspiration for great summer meals, the Co-op has a lot to … Continued  

Firsthand Foods

  The Durham Co-op Market is proud to source our meats from Firsthand Foods, an incredible company born right here in Durham and supporting small family farms across the state. By sourcing directly from small-scale farmers that are raising their animals humanely and on pasture, Firsthand Foods has created a network that supports farmers who … Continued  

Cilantro Artisan Foods

Cilantro Artisan Foods is a local Durham company started by long time friends Maria Pacheco and Martha Arango. Cilantro features everyday Mexican food, made from scratch and  using artisan techniques, without preservatives or additives. Maria, a Guanajuato – Mexico transplant, created Cilantro’s unique menu by bringing her childhood flavors to North Carolina. Martha loves combining her … Continued  

Cooking Locally

Our Meat Department offers a wide selection of locally-sourced and sustainably-produced meats from Firsthand Foods, including Spicy Italian Sausage, which is currently on sale for $6.69 (save $1!).  We love cooking delicious meals made with fresh, affordable, and local ingredients, and if you’re looking for inspiration for great summer meals, the Co-op has a lot to … Continued  

Local Pizza, Made at Home

Making meals from scratch is fun and delicious, especially with local ingredients and on-sale items. Combine local ingredients, like pizza dough from The Accidental Baker (available in our frozen section), Red Hawk Farm organic arugula, Siano Mozzarella, Nellino’s marinara sauce, or Firsthand Foods sweet Italian sausage. Try out some of our recipes below or forge … Continued  

Cooking Locally

Our local vendors put the vision, commitment, and hard work into growing and handcrafting the delicious foods we offer at the Durham Co-op Market. So when it comes to cooking mouthwatering meals made with healthy, affordable, and fresh ingredients, we turn to the experts that love their products and know how to make the most … Continued  

From Seed to Store: Growing Lettuce Year Round in North Carolina

Written by Meredith Cohen A Co-op Visit to Red Hawk Farm! Lettuce is one of those foods we’ve come to take for granted in our daily lives. Side salads appear year-round on menus at almost every restaurant; a salad is often the healthiest lunch option we have when we’re on the go, or the perfect … Continued