A Brief & Delightfully Weird History of Chartreuse

A Brief & Delightfully Weird History of Chartreuse

A Brief & Delightfully Weird History of Chartreuse  By Sterling Carlton, Beer, Wine & Spirits Specialist  In 1605, Francois Hannibal d’Estrees discovered an already ancient manuscript that allegedly held the secrets to make the elixir of long life.  He brought...

A Week of Co+op Basics Dinners

A Week of Co+op Basics Dinners

This blog contains quick and easy weeknight dinner recipes featuring Co+op Basics items. They’ll feed at least 4 and come together in 30 minutes or less – and they’ll be delicious!  The Co+op Basics Program The Co+op Basics program highlights...

Tips for Staying Cool & Safe in the Heat

Tips for Staying Cool & Safe in the Heat

Use these tips to keep yourself and your house cool this summer. STAY HYDRATED Be sure to drink plenty of water. Your body needs moisture to sweat in order to maintain homeostasis. You can boost your hydration by eating foods with a high water content. Try snacking on...

Bring on the Bugs

Bring on the Bugs

You know, in a good way! They’re called beneficial bugs, after all, because they’re a boon to your garden and the planet. Beneficial bugs fall into one or more of three categories pollinators: these bugaboos are an essential component in the reproduction...

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month 2022

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month 2022

Celebrate AAPI Heritage May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander individuals and communities in the United States. Asian/Pacific is a broad term. It encompases people from the Asian continent and the Pacific...

Reusable Period Product Care Guide

Reusable Period Product Care Guide

Hello, People with Periods! Hello to you folks without periods as well! In this blog you’ll find information about the zero waste menstrual products we carry at the Co-op and how to care for them for less-stress plastic-free periods. Here are some reasons why...

Ideas for Celebrating Earth Day

Ideas for Celebrating Earth Day

Ideas for Celebrating Earth Day! Learn Something New! Learn a new skill that helps limit your impact on the Environment.  Bike Repair – the Bike Campaign and Bike Garage are happy help!  Build a Compost Bin Learn to Mend and Hem Your Clothes with UC Davis Zero...

Imagining the Future of the Co-op

Imagining the Future of the Co-op

Co-ops Shape the Future. And the Future is Coming Soon. Co-ops are progressive by nature in practically every sense of the word. In particular, “New Wave” grocery co-ops that started popping up in the 60s and 70s (such as the Davis Food Co-op) brought about an immense...

Tips for Spring Stress Relief

Tips for Spring Stress Relief

The original title of this blog was “Tips for a Stress Free Spring,” but if you’re here reading this, you probably know zero stress really isn’t a thing. As someone who often feels like the Queen of Stress, I’ll say this blog aims to share strategies to help you cope...