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  

Co-op Cafe Conversation with Victoria Bouloubasis

We are happy to announce our third official Co-op Cafe Conversation with local journalist, writer, and filmmaker Victoria Bouloubasis. Join us on Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 from 5-7pm as Durham-based writer, Victoria shares her stories on families, food, culture, and the political systems that effect them in her works. We are happy to have her … Continued  

An Evening with Charlotte’s Web

Join us on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 at 6pm for a FREE consumer lecture on the benefits of hemp! Charlotte’s Web will be leading us in a discussion on the uses of hemp extract for overall wellness. Come learn and discover our product selection of oils, capsules, and topicals. RSVP at tracie@durham.coop Learn more about … Continued  

Cooking with the Co-op

Our friends at Spicewalla tipped us off to #thestew that went viral last month, and we’re so excited about this delicious vegan meal. We’ve combined our favorite local ingredients – like Spicewalla & Diaspora Co. Turmeric – and our affordable Co-op Basics to bring you this easy, creamy, hearty stew perfect for the doldrums of … Continued  

Mushroom Day at the Co-op

We are celebrating the wonders of medicinal and gourmet mushrooms on Wednesday, February 27th, at 6pm with Mushroom Day! Join us for a free, consumer lecture with guest speaker, Gina Rivers Contla of Host Defense Mushrooms, a company dedicated to organic, dietary supplements for health support and overall wellness. Come learn about the health benefits … Continued  

Cafe Conversations with Nadjib Adebola Assani

Local artist and writer Nadjib Adebola Assani will be sharing about his work and experiences creating a comic and animated feature on February 24th at 3pm in our cafe. Follow this event as we add more information HERE. Legends of Onile are stories set in a fantastical world, with unique characters who, although heavily based … Continued  

Pass the Dip

You could say we’re on the tasty team, meaning we’re big fans of great food and crowd-pleasing recipes. We can’t get enough of this savory sausage dip, made with ingredients from some of our favorite local vendors and fellow co-ops! Try it out at your next gathering. Neese’s Sausage Dip INGREDIENTS -1 lb. Neese’s Sausage … Continued  

If You’re a Cheese Fan…

Nothing melts our taste buds like a flavorful, bubbly pot of fondue. We are featuring some of our favorite Alpine cheeses from Gourmino, and it just so happens they make the perfect base for this delicious (and easy) recipe. Stop by the Co-op to find what you need, and enjoy this rich dish at home … Continued  

Co-op Café Conversations: An evening with Bryant Holsenbeck

This Sunday, Jan. 27th we are inviting local artist Bryant Holsenbeck as our first speaker to launch our community engagement series Cafe Conversations at the Co-op. Holsenbeck is the author of “The Last Straw: A Continuing Quest for Life Without Disposable Plastic” and a local artist and Durham resident. We always want to engage our community … Continued