The Farm Bill of 2023

The Farm Bill of 2023

The current 2018 Farm Bill is expiring on September 30th and members of Congress in the House and Senate are continuing to develop their drafts for its renewal as the government works to avoid a shutdown. The Farm Bill sets policy for agriculture, forest health, food...

Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 Staff Recipes

Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 Staff Recipes

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated each year from September 15th through October 15th, Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the cultures, histories, achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans. September 15 was chosen as the starting point for the...

An Ode to Honey Bees

An Ode to Honey Bees

An Ode to Bees on National Honey bee Day Close to 3/4 of the world’s flowering plants rely on pollinators, and a big chunk of that is the humble honey bee. It’s difficult to fully grasp the vast and delicate balance that our ecosystem rests upon and the...

Maui Wildfire Relief Efforts

Maui Wildfire Relief Efforts

Support Relief Efforts in Maui Like many around the world, we have been devastated by the loss of life and land caused by a recent wildfire in Maui. When these tragedies occur, it is natural to want to lend support to relief efforts that are helping victims. However,...

Plastic Free July 2023 Recap at the Davis Food Co-op

Plastic Free July 2023 Recap at the Davis Food Co-op

With the end of Plastic Free July, we wanted to give a quick recap of how it impacted the Davis Food Co-op As you can see in the charts below: We reduced the number of plastic products carried at the Co-op by 2.2% in the month of July, compared to the month of June....

National Farmer’s Market Week 2023

National Farmer’s Market Week 2023

National Farmers Market Week is an annual celebration that takes place across the United States to honor and promote the importance of farmers markets in local communities. This week-long event typically occurs in early to mid-August and is a time to recognize the...

Rawgust Recipes: Raw Foods for Summer Scorchers

Rawgust Recipes: Raw Foods for Summer Scorchers

Rawgust This is not a hardcore raw food blog. You don’t need any fancy equipment to make these recipes. And you certainly won’t be making raw spinach and apple “tortillas” for raw “burritos”. This is not that kind of raw food blog, no offense.  This is the kind of raw...

Avoiding Plastic is a Privilege

Avoiding Plastic is a Privilege

In conversations about environmental sustainability, it’s common for plastic to play the part as a universal villain.  Indeed, the harmful environmental impacts of plastic pollution are well-documented and significant. And while we spend the month of July...