Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage The Davis Food Co-op would like to use Hispanic Heritage Month as an opportunity to show our appreciation of Hispanic/Latinx culture and its contributions to our store and community. This page is meant to be a constantly growing set of...

Back to School Mental Health Tips

Back to School Mental Health Tips

Tips for Parents of Students Establish school day routines early in the year (meal times, homework time, bedtime, etc.). It may help to maintain these routines, like what time lunch is, on the weekends too. Practice any new routines with your student before the year...

In the Face of “Extreme Drought”

In the Face of “Extreme Drought”

In May my partner, Jonny, and I drove to Ashland, Oregon for a friend’s wedding. It was a hot May, with eight days above 90 degrees and we were grateful to escape to cooler Pacific Northwest temperatures. Dry creek beds broke up fields in shades from green to yellow...

Beer and Cheese for Hot Summer Days

Beer and Cheese for Hot Summer Days

Beer and Cheese for Hot Summer Days Written by Sterling Carlton, DFC Owner and former Beer, Wine & Spirits Specialist Ensuring the health of the environment, as well as that of the goats, is a priority for Cypress Grove and it shows in the decisions they make....

What to Drink with August’s Cheese of the Month

What to Drink with August’s Cheese of the Month

What to Drink with August’s Cheese of the Month: Nicasio Valley Locarno Written by Sterling Carlton, Beer, Wine & Spirits Specialist Nestled in the beautiful Nicasio Valley of Marin County lies a sprawling pasture. Green and lush, the valley is full of life...

Food Scrap Crafts

Food Scrap Crafts

Food Scrap Crafts Difficult to say, fun to do. Most of these crafts utilize ingredients and materials you probably already have in your kitchen!  Homemade Citrus Garland Commonly associated with the holiday season, citrus garlands add natural beauty and color to your...

What to Drink with July’s Cheese of the Month

What to Drink with July’s Cheese of the Month

Written by Sterling Carlton, Beer, Wine & Spirits Specialist Our July Cheese of the Month, Toma Provence, comes from one of our favorite California creameries, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company. Tobias Giacomini arrived in the United States in 1904 with dreams...

What is Natural Wine?

What is Natural Wine?

What is Natural Wine?  Written by Beer, Wine, and Spirits Specialist Sterling Carlton “Natural wine” has become a very broad term, you’ve likely heard it before. When the subject comes up, I’m often asked, “Isn’t all wine natural?” followed by, “…so it’s...

Organic Fair Trade Bananas

Organic Fair Trade Bananas

We recently made the decision to raise the price of Organic Bananas to $1.19/pound. The banana industry is infamous for unfair labor practices, dangerous working conditions, and perpetuation of global inequalities. The Co-op has long rejected being a part of the...