Community Outreach Update

Hello Durham Co-op community, We have made our way through the seasons, and summer is approaching full, fast, and far lovelier than we could imagine. The Co-op has been following a similar trend, with full shelves, fast new team members, and far more prepared now than we thought we’d be surviving these inconsistent times. If we know … Continued  

Bull City Boomerang Bag at the Co-op

Swap out single-use, disposable options with FREE reuseable cloth bags! We have partnered with Bull City Boomerang Bag to bring you more sustainable shopping options, and we couldn’t be more excited! Boomerang Bags is a global initiative to reduce plastic waste by providingreusable cloth bags that are free for the community to use, bring back, … Continued  

La Recette Patisserie

Well, few things could be as sweet or as charming as a petite pastry, gleaming green mirror glazes, or meringue kisses atop pretty pink frosting, but Djamila Bakour of La Recette Patisserie meets the challenge, and then some, every day. Now the self-identified “home baker… at heart” will begin a new chapter as she opens … Continued  

The Story of the Sweet Potato

It’s that time of the year when sweet potatoes are sprouting from the field in record number and as the saccharine star of our produce section and current monthly owner giveaway, their time in the spotlight is no accident or happenstance. No, in fact, our store is not alone in celebrating this southern staple this … Continued  

A Community Outreach Update – Fall 2021

Hello Durham Co-op greater community, it is your favorite Community Outreach Coordinator here with another Co-op updates. As the seasons changes and bring us inside and closer together we are doing our best at the co-op to work with community. October has come and gone and our monthly giveaway with it, nothing says Halloween like … Continued  

Behind the Bar: A Visit with MoonDance Soaps

Settled in a quaint country home out on the far stretches of Durham right before you reach Wake Forest lies the headquarters of one of the newest products featured in our Co-op wellness department, MoonDance Soaps. MoonDance, a line of soaps, shave bars, bath bombs, shampoo/bathing bars, and soaks made locally in small batches, is … Continued  

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