A Lerner School Field Trip to the Co-op!

Last month, the Co-op hosted a field trip from our friends at the Lerner Day School! Working in and with our community is as much a part of the Co-op’s values as selling quality local organic produce.  One way we love to interface with the community is by giving tours of our store – hosting … Continued  

Celebrating Our Community Partners: Liberation’s Station’s New Black Lit Library at Duke!

Last month, the Co-op attended an exciting community event: local entrepreneur Victoria Scott-Miller, of Liberation’s Station,  opened her third Black Lit Library at Sarah P Duke Gardens! Liberation’s Station, Started by Scott-Miller and her family, is an online collection of stories comprised of some 500 thoughtfully curated titles varying in themes, genres, and reading-levels, all … Continued  

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

A Reflection on Neighbor Day at the Co-op On Sunday September 8, we hosted our Annual Neighbor Day celebration at the Durham Co-op! This year was by far our biggest Neighbor Day event, and we had a blast with all of our neighbors, partners, owners and friends. Here’s a reflection written by one of our … Continued  

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 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  

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  

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  

Durham Bowls at the Durham Co-op

Here at the Co-op we love healthy, delicious, fresh food and believe it should be accessible to everyone. In an effort to continually strive towards these values, we’re partnering with Durham Bowls, a community initiative to address some of the systematic challenges around school food.   Durham Bowls has worked within the Durham public school system and … Continued  

Kwanzaa at the Co-op

Join us Sunday, December 29th, 2019 from 4-5pm for a Kwanzaa celebration with food, music, kinara lighting, and more. We at the Durham Co-op want to honor all of the cooperative principals of Kwanzaa and celebrate the diverse cultural traditions and works of our black community. Save the date and stay tuned for more details!