A Community Outreach Update

Happy Summer DCM, and what a beautiful summer season it shaping up to be. As temperatures are rising, so is the productivity and general hustle and bustle of your everyday local Co-op market. We are currently gearing up for not just summer, but the turn of the seasons as we approach closer to our busiest … Continued  

A Community Outreach Update

Hello  Co-op Community, I am your Community Outreach Coordinator, Raafe, here with another Co-op community outreach update. Since the last update we have added a new organizations to our regular donation giving’s. We are happy to be providing canned foods and baking goods to the Central and Eastern NC Food Bank. The Central and Eastern … Continued  

A Community Outreach Update

Hello Durham Co-op Community, We are happy to finally be entering a beautiful spring and returning to a semi-regular pace at our Co-op. Since the return of many shoppers, we hope due to the increasing access to the much-needed vaccine, we are happy to also be seeing a rise in our plans with community partners. … Continued  

Winesday – Online

Winesday returns! Join us for bi-weekly, guided virtual wine tastings with Zac and special guests! We will feature new wine and cheeses each tasting, which will be available at the Co-op for purchase. Email Zac, zac@durham.coop, for any questions wine and beer related! Next tastings: Wednesday, July 7th & 21st from 5:30-6:30pm You can access … Continued  

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  

Firsthand Foods Connects the Dots in our Local Food System

Going Straight to the Source: Two of our DCM staff took a field trip with Firsthand Foods to visit Neil Frank’s farm in Rougemont, where he raises beef cattle on pasture. pictured above: Dawn (DCM Meat Specialist), Neil (farmer) and Jennifer (Firsthand Foods) gaze out over pasture where cows graze. For those of us trying … Continued  

50% off Fresh Produce for Food For All Owners!

Through November and December 2020 For the second year in a row, Durham Co-op Market is partnering with Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) to offer Food For All owners a 50% discount on fresh produce through November and December! Food For All is our ownership program for folks who qualify for SNAP benefits. FFA Owners … Continued