The Indigenous History of Davis

The Indigenous History of Davis

“Yolo” comes from the Patwin word Yo-loy meaning “place abounding in rushes,” a reminder of the reed-choked wetlands and marshes that once peppered this land. Recent heavy rains have indeed returned Northstar Park’s Julie Partansky Pond to a place abounding in rushes,...

Give Thanks and Give Back

Give Thanks and Give Back

The Holidays are a great time to reflect on what we have and help where we can. This month, the Davis Food Co-op will be donating $500 to each of the following local organizations and encourages you to give too if you are able.     FIRE Foundation Founded in...

Thanksgiving and Food Waste

Thanksgiving and Food Waste

Learn how to minimize your Food Waste during Thanksgiving In the United States, 40 percent of food goes to waste. This is a time of family, friends, and food. Unfortunately, because of our individual habits and struggles of our national food systems, in 2013, $277...

Cheese & Jam: a Match Made in Heaven

Cheese & Jam: a Match Made in Heaven

I was twelve the first time I tried cheese and jam together. A box of garden vegetable and herb crackers implored me to top each biscuit with a slice of cheddar cheese and strawberry jam. My eyes went wide. I couldn’t believe we had both in the fridge, bless my...

Honoring Veterans Day

Honoring Veterans Day

Veterans Day should be more than just a day to honor and recognize those who have served in our military, it should be an opportunity for us as a society to collectively consider the ways in which we can improve the lives of these brave individuals. As a co-op,...

Mental Health & the Holidays

Mental Health & the Holidays

A 2014 National Alliance on Mental Health study found that, “64% of people with mental illness report holidays make their conditions worse”. Similarly, the American Psychological Association found that 38% of people experience increased stress levels during the...

Who’s to blame for Daylight Savings?

Who’s to blame for Daylight Savings?

Who’s to blame for Daylight Savings? It is an unfortunately common belief that daylight savings was “the fault of farmers”. This belief is false. The American Farm Bureau Federation released an article early this year in hope to set the record straight. They...

Every Thanksgiving Recipe You Need This Year

Every Thanksgiving Recipe You Need This Year

Whether you’re preparing for an intimate Friendsgiving, bringing a dish with you, or preparing a meal for twenty, we have the recipes (and ingredients) you need to make your Turkey Day DELICIOUS.  Breakfast & Brunch Cinnamon French Toast Sticks Cream Cheese...