Pasta Primavera with Spring Onions & Asparagus

Primavera is Italian for Spring.  And nothing says springtime like a plate of pasta primavera! As spring vegetables like asparagus and spring onions (both on sale right now) come into season, you can make this simple primavera with whatever looks good. 1-2 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 4-5 crimini mushrooms, sliced ½ lb … Continued  

APRIL NICKY’S SIXX – TWO YEARS OF AWESOME

To celebrate the momentous and epoch-defining occurrence of Durham Co-op Market’s second birthday, I present the most personal Nicky’s Sixx yet. The rules for admission are A) I tasted these wines specifically for inclusion on the Co-op shelves and B) I found them to be excellent. Some are new arrivals, some have been with us … Continued  

Ravioli with Peas and Ham

Ingredients 1 pound frozen ravioli (we suggest Rising Moon Organics – on sale now! ) 1/2 cup frozen peas 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 clove garlic, chopped 4 ounces sliced ham, chopped 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese Preparation Start heating a … Continued  

Naturally Dyed Eggs

Egg dyeing is a fun way to celebrate this time of year—and it’s a tradition that goes way back—as much as 5,000 years when Persians celebrated springtime with eggs colored with plant-based dyes. Plant dyes can be just as useful today and they’re plentiful; in fact you very well might have dye-worthy ingredients in your … Continued  

WINE SALE OF GLORY AND MADNESS!

    In honor of the second anniversary of our wonderful Durham Co-op Market, I am honored to present the Spring 2017 edition of the WINE SALE OF GLORY AND MADNESS! SATURDAY 4/1 to SATURDAY 4/8. 20% off Cases (any 12 bottles, mix & match!) 15% off Half-Cases (any 6 bottles, mix & match!) A special ONE WEEK ONLY Nicky’s Sixx, La … Continued  

Mango, Almond, and Cous Cous Salad

1/2 cup Crumbled feta cheese 1 cup Sliced and toasted almonds 1/2 cup Golden raisins 1/2 cup Red bell pepper, diced 1/2 cup Green onion, sliced 1 Mango (peeled, pitted and diced) 2 cups Water 1 3/4 cup Pearl (Israeli) Couscous 1 tablespoon Olive oil 1/4 cup Fresh cilantro, chopped 2 cloves Garlic, chopped 1 … Continued  

2nd Anniversary Week

April 2 – April 8, 2017 Two years ago, Durham Co-op Market flung open the doors and started what has so far been an amazing adventure!  We are celebrating our second birthday for a WHOLE WEEK! There’s going to be all sorts of fun stuff going on from April 2nd through 8th. Here’s a taste. … Continued  

Passover Preorder

Spring is here and Passover is around the corner.  You can preorder Passover specific items from the co-op ahead of time.  Get what you need for your Seder and help benefit a local Jewish community organization.  When you fill out your order form, you can choose one of four local Durham organizations to receive 15% … Continued  

Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

March 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm   Lizzy From Lo & Behold Natural Body Care will join Tracie (our Wellness guru) for another informative workshop. With the warmer weather settling in, Spring Cleaning will be the subject this time around. We’ll learn how to make wonderful and effective room sprays and scrubs with … Continued  

Sprouting & Microgreens: Homegrown Living Foods

March 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm With Christina & Christelle Do you want to grow healthy protein-rich food indoors year-round? If so,  sprouting is for you! Sprouts & Microgreens are bursting with life! Join us to learn about the health benefits of sprouting seeds, beans, and grains, and soaking nuts. We’ll demonstrate how … Continued