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...

Appetizers from Easter to Mother’s Day

Appetizers from Easter to Mother’s Day

Watermelon Salad 3 cups cubed watermelon2-3 cubed avocados2 cubed cucumbers1/2 cup minced basil, plus a handful of leaves for garnish1/2 cup minced mint1/2 cup crumbled feta 2 Serrano or Jalapeño Peppers, sliced3 tbsp olive or avocado oil 1 lime juiced1/2 red onion,...

Spring Skincare

Spring Skincare

As we near Spring and the promise of long, sunny days spent outdoors you’re probably taking stock of the projects you’d like to tackle around the house. This is the time many of us get to cleaning those base boards, backyard sheds, and perpetual junk...

Container Gardening 101

Container Gardening 101

Good news! Davis is perfectly situated for a long and productive growing season. Even tiny apartment balcony gardens can be very productive with the right conditions. But container gardens aren’t just for folks with limited space. Here are the big beats when it comes...

From the Road: Trefethen Family Vineyards

From the Road: Trefethen Family Vineyards

From the Road: Trefethen Family Vineyards Written by Sterling Carlton, Beer, Wine & Spirits Specialist Another Monday, another scenic drive through meticulously contoured vineyards flanking either side of the Silverado Trail. Eventually making our way to Oak Knoll...

Indigenous Food Sovereignty

Indigenous Food Sovereignty

One of the largest impacts of the Pandemic over the last two years was towards food security, a topic you may have become more familiar with as demand for food bank services reached an all time high. As a co-op and part of the community, many of us inherently...