Do you know the Challah Man?

Do you know the Challah Man? Well if you do consider yourself fortunate, because the warmth behind the creation of this deliciously rich cultural tradition is only second to the lovely braided dough that blesses the Sabbath tables for many of Durham’s Jewish community. We took a trip to the Jewish Community Center (JCC) to … Continued  

A Community Outreach Update

Hello my Co-op Community, I am your Community Outreach Coordinator, Raafe Purnsley, and I am here again to update you on the community goings on at the Durham Co-op Market. We have been moving along this summer partnering with various organizations and even starting to table in person at live events. Maybe you were there … Continued  

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  

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  

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  

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