Flying V Farm, New to the DFC

Flying V Farm, New to the DFC

Welcome to the Co-op, Flying V! Flying V Farm is a new Davis Food Co-op vendor, thanks to the help of Kitchen Table Advisors. Flying V is a certified organic worker-owned farm in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, just 60 miles from the Co-op. They work together to...

Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrating Juneteenth

On the evening of December 31st, 1862, Black Americans gathered in homes, churches, and community spaces awaiting the New Year which would bring with it the freedom outlined in the Emancipation Proclamation. Black Americans, enslaved and free, called that night...

Cooking Oils 101

Cooking Oils 101

Welcome to Cooking Oils 101! Use the information in this blog to take your culinary knowledge up a notch. There are a lot of oils out there. Let us help you learn which to use when! You can find all of these oils at the Co-op on a regular basis.  You can also watch...

What to Grill this Weekend (Fruit!)

What to Grill this Weekend (Fruit!)

Two of our favorite summer happenings are in full swing: summer fruits and outdoor eating! In the excitement of these converging warm-weather staples, let’s celebrate by smashing the two together. The result? Sweet, sticky, deeply caramelized dishes that are at...

Racism and Bigotry in Davis

Racism and Bigotry in Davis

For many of us, Davis is an idyllic California community.  We’re tightknit. We compost and recycle and use renewable energy. We have 37 parks, 65 play areas, 33 tennis courts, and an extensive system of greenbelts. We love live music and local beer. We have food...

Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement The Davis Food Co-op occupies land that belongs to three federally recognized Patwin tribes: Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community, Kletsel Dehe Wintun Nation, and Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation.  As we constantly work...

Inclusivity at the Co-op

Inclusivity at the Co-op

The Importance of Inclusivity Along with diversity and equity, inclusivity is a topic that all communities should be aware of and actively work to implement. Even if it is a topic that you feel you are familiar with, it is important to continuously examine and...

Marinating Meats & More

Marinating Meats & More

What is a marinade?  marinade (n.) a sauce, typically made of oil, vinegar, spices, and herbs, in which meat, fish, or other food is soaked before cooking in order to flavor or soften it. With grilling season upon us, it’s time to brush up on the basics. Let’s start...

Sunscreen 101

Sunscreen 101

Protecting yourself against the sun’s rays is important throughout the year, but especially important in the summer when rays are more intense and we’re spending more time outdoors with fewer layers of clothing. Sun exposure, without protection, can lead to sunburn,...