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...

Late Summer Savory Melon Recipes

Late Summer Savory Melon Recipes

Melons are in season late spring through late summer. Thanks to our hot summers and mild winters, melon season in California can stretch into November. You’ve probably been eating lots of watermelon, cantaloupe, muskmelon and more this summer and now you’re on the...

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....

Late Summer Mocktails

Late Summer Mocktails

Spicy Watermelon Mint Ingredients (4 servings) 16 oz Topo Chico Sparkling Water 3 Cups Watermelon Juice 20 fresh mint leaves 4 slices of watermelon Tajin 8 lime wedges Instructions Rub lime wedge around the rim of a glass and dip in Tajin seasoning. Muddle the mint...

August Gardening To Dos

August Gardening To Dos

Continue August is a productive time for our Northern California gardens. Keep harvesting ripe fruits and vegetables. Failure to harvest can hinder production.  For flower gardens: put on some Grateful Dead and deadhead your garden, which should be done on an on-going...

A March for the Governor’s Signature for AB 2183

A March for the Governor’s Signature for AB 2183

Today begins a historical, 24-day long march where Farm Workers and Farm Worker advocates will be marching 335 miles, starting from Delano CA and ending at the Sacramento State Capitol. ⁠⁠This march is to convince Governor Gavin Newsom to sign AB 2183, the...

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...