Stop Food Waste Day

Stop Food Waste Day

April 28th is Stop Food Waste Day 33% of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year 45% of root crops, fruit and vegetables produced globally is lost or wasted per year $1,866 the annual cost of food wasted by the average American family 25% of the food...

Earth Month – Economic Sustainability

Earth Month – Economic Sustainability

Economic sustainability is the “profit” in the “people, planet, and profit” holistic approach to sustainability. We’ve already explored environmental sustainability and social sustainability in previous blogs, so this week, we’ll focus on what it means to have a...

All Natural Allergy Relief

All Natural Allergy Relief

Seasonal allergies aren’t fun for anyone! Try these natural remedies to alleviate your symptoms. Stay Hydrated It seems like no matter what the ailment, staying hydrated is one way to prevent or improve it. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this is the case for seasonal...

Earth Month – Social Sustainability

Earth Month – Social Sustainability

As mentioned in our environmental sustainability blog post, capital “S” Sustainability is multifaceted. Of the three major branches of sustainability, social sustainability can be difficult to get a grip on. It is tough to quantify and can therefore feel nebulous,...

Earth Month – Environmental Sustainability

Earth Month – Environmental Sustainability

Happy Earth Month! Earth Day is right around the corner, and this time of year gets everyone thinking about the environment and climate change. Environmental sustainability is a broad topic, from waste production and recycling to agriculture and transportation...

Natural Home Cleaning

Natural Home Cleaning

Natural Cleaning Essentials Baking Soda Baking soda is one of the most versatile home cleaning ingredients. It’s a natural deodorizer, softens water, and cleans up proteins, grease, and animal messes. Baking soda is mildly abrasive, which makes it a safe option for...

How to Pi Day

How to Pi Day

3/14 is Pi Day On Pi Day we celebrate by eating pie and pizza. We are eating circles, when really we should be eating half of a circle.  The easiest way to ensure that you eat a pi amount of pie is to eat hand pies! They are naturally half circles.   ...

Food Rescue at the Co-op

Food Rescue at the Co-op

Food Rescue at the Davis Food Co-op What does Food Rescue Mean to the DFC? The idea of food rescue is embedded in our ENDS statement, the Cooperative Principles, and our Strategic Plan. Fighting food insecurity in our community has always been a priority. Our avenues...

CoFED: Building a Cooperative Future

CoFED: Building a Cooperative Future

Building a Cooperative Future In the spirit of cooperation, the Davis Food Co-op wants to take the opportunity to share the visionary and necessary work being done by the Sonoma-based Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive (CoFED). CoFED is a, “QBIPOC-led organization...