Fall in Love with Bordeaux

Bordeaux is here, and we want to celebrate these beloved blends with you! We will be hosting three virtual “tastings” from the comfort of our homes. Each online tasting will feature two wines for you to taste along with Zac, our in-store wine expert, as well as several special guests. These tastings will be hosted … 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  

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  

Firsthand Frittata

The Durham Co-op Market is proud to source our meats from Firsthand Foods, an incredible company that sources directly from small family farms that are raising their animals humanely and on pasture. We love their mission and their products! Try out this delicious recipe for a tasty breakfast, made with FHF Kielbasa, now on sale for … Continued  

New Chicken Selection

We’ve got an exciting CHICKEN ANNOUNCEMENT for you, chicken fans! We are proud of the new lines of chicken we’ve got on our shelves as of the past few weeks, and we’d love to share some of our process with you – because here at the Co-op, we let our values guide every decision we … 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