How to Combat the Winter Blues

How to Combat the Winter Blues

I lived in South Dakota for almost 6 years, and the winters there really rocked my world. Having only lived in California, I never spent much time in the snow prior, so learning how to live(and drive) in it was going to be a huge, new task for me. On top of...

Co-op Board Members Make a Difference

Co-op Board Members Make a Difference

As a member of the Davis Food Co-op, have you ever stopped to consider the role that the board of directors plays in ensuring the success and sustainability of the organization? ​ The board serves as the governing body, responsible for setting the vision and direction...

2023: International Year of the Millets

2023: International Year of the Millets

The United Nations declared 2023 the International Year of Millets, which got us pretty excited about this little grain. There are a number of reasons why the United Nations is shining a spotlight on this little-known nutri-cereal including millets’ suitability...

Fairtrade Farmers are More Resilient

Fairtrade Farmers are More Resilient

A 2022 study finds fair trade farmers experience increased economic resilience, social wellbeing, environmental sustainability and governance of their cooperatives, particularly in times of global crisis. ​ The Fairtrade System uses 2 price mechanisms, the minimum...

Gift Ideas Under $10, $20 & $50

Gift Ideas Under $10, $20 & $50

Find gifts for everyone on your list at the Co-op! Check out our ideas for budget-friendly gifting or go for a sure thing: a Co-op gift card! You can purchase in store or online here.  Under $10 Salt Crystal Tea Light Holder $6.49 Aside from glowing in stunning sunset...

Holiday Cheese Pairing: Brillat-Savarin + Champagne

Holiday Cheese Pairing: Brillat-Savarin + Champagne

Written by Co-op Owner and former Beer, Wine and Spirits Specialist Sterling Carlton “I would like to open a cheese shop in Hyde Park like that kept by my friend, Monsieur Pierre Androuet in Paris” – Franklin D. Roosevelt, shortly after winning his 4th term as...

How Gratitude Changes our Minds and Bodies

How Gratitude Changes our Minds and Bodies

As the holiday season swells, many of us find ourselves turning inward and reflecting. You may have an outlet for this reflection if your family traditions revolve around sharing one thing you’re thankful for at the table, making a gratitude tree, or something...

How to Host Friendsgiving

How to Host Friendsgiving

Hosting Friendsgiving  There are a myriad of (completely understandable) reasons that people choose not to celebrate Thanksgiving. You may find yourself feeling the same way this year but still longing to gather around the table with good friends and good food. If...