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 would … 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  

The Taco Bar Returns

The taco bar is back! We’ll set up our hot bar everyday with seasoned meats and vegan protein options (like Chipotle Chicken, Suadero, and Vegan Chixen), authentic side dishes (like Elote and Seasoned Black Beans), housemade salsas, fresh toppings, and more (did we mention Churros?)! Be sure to stop by. We’ll be rotating our selection … Continued  

Grill Up!

The sun’s out…the back yard is calling your name…evenings linger…local produce is in full swing. Grilling season is officially upon us, and the Co-op has great products that make firing up your favorite outdoor summer meals as quintessential as possible, from all natural Wild Harvest lump charcoal and Essential Everyday mesquite chips to compostable silver … 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  

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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