A Guide to Storing Cheese

A Guide to Storing Cheese

It’s that time when tossing a few special cheeses, a bowl of olives, crusty local bread, and some backyard strawberries on a large wooden cutting board is our preferred way of eating. Afternoons are warm with light breezes and plenty of shade thanks to Davis’ urban...

What to Grill this Weekend

What to Grill this Weekend

With warm, but not stifling, weather and a break from the wind on its way, this weekend is a great time to fire up the grill. It’s also Mother’s Day weekend, so you may already be planning an outdoor celebration! If Mother’s Day isn’t your...

Alternatives to Mother’s Day

Alternatives to Mother’s Day

May 9th Alternatives to Mother’s Day May is a beautiful spring month. Flowers are blooming; wisteria and cherry blossoms are pastel and comforting. The weather is finally warm enough for flowy dresses and shorts. This is time to reconnect after months of...

Fair Trade Picks for Mother’s Day

Fair Trade Picks for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9th. Fair Trade Day is Saturday, May 8th. If you celebrate Mother’s Day with gift-giving, you can use this opportunity to support Fair Trade certified businesses as well! You can read more about the Fair Trade philosophy and...

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...

Hello Spring Produce!

Hello Spring Produce!

a sight for sore eyes With warming weather and blooming flowers comes local Spring produce! Learn about the season’s staples and what you can do with them. Click on each image to go to the recipe.  Arugula Arugula is a member of the mustard family with peppery,...

Dyeing Fabric with Kitchen Scraps

Dyeing Fabric with Kitchen Scraps

Plant Dyed Fabrics This blog is an introduction to dyeing fabrics with plants. We won’t be using any fancy equipment or mordants here (we’ll get back to that later) – just plants, water, and the fabric you wish to dye. While there are many plants which can be...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Black History Month In honor of Black History Month, we will be celebrating and recognizing the contributions that Black Americans have had on our food system throughout history. The Co-op, and America as a whole, have been directly influenced by these innovators that...

Go-To Meal Prep Recipes + Tips

Go-To Meal Prep Recipes + Tips

Our Favorite Meal Prep Recipes  Meal prepping is a great way to eat healthier and save some money. Plus, making everything on one day saves your future self some time and thought. Put in a few hours on the weekend and reap the benefits all week. Here are four recipes...