Sautéed Cabbage & Pasta

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This is one of my favorite quick vegetarian dinners because you get tons of great flavor for almost no effort. It doesn’t get better than that! Sautéed cabbage, caramelized onions, and garlic with tender local pasta from Melina’s of Durham, NC. Toss with some parmesan and serve with a salad for a complete meal. Quick and delicious!

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Compost: The Circle of Life

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You might have noticed stacks of bagged compost outside our Carrboro and Hillsborough stores. The compost comes from Brooks, the same contractor who picks up our kitchen scraps! Brooks’s compost is for amending your soil; it’s not intended as potting soil or topsoil. It is made from food waste gathered from many local businesses, including…
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Bluebird Meadows Farm

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By Carolyn Twesten, Weaver Street Market Produce Merchandiser Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Bluebird Meadows Farm in Hurdle Mills with two of our produce department managers, Greg and John. Farmers Stuart and Alice White were outside preparing some of their field crops for potential bad weather coming through that night and the…
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Farm Tour This Weekend

Cedar Grove Windy Hill Farm

The 22nd annual Piedmont Farm Tour is this weekend, April 22 and 23 from 2 to 6 each day. Our tour is the biggest farm tour in the country, with thousands of visitors out each day, touring up to 40 farms. Share your photos! Post your favorite farm tour moment on social media and tag…
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An LCCU Success Story

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Previously, we described our visit to the Latino Community Credit Union (LCCU), a not-for-profit financial instritution that provides “ethical financial products and education to empower communities.” LCCU will attend our Co-op Fair on April 30, so you can talk with them more about becoming a member. LCCU offers members accessible loans as well as financial…
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Cheddar and Bacon Stuffed Portabellas

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Looking for a different main dish for dinner tonight? Cook up some Cheddar and Bacon Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms. Savory creamy cheese filling studded with bacon stuffed inside a tender meaty portabella. Quick to whip up–and quick to disappear from their plates. Looking for a vegetarian option? Replace the bacon with a meatless bacon or sausage. Or remove it entirely and add sun-dried tomatoes for a flavorful vegetarian alternative.

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A Visit to Latino Community Credit Union

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Last week we visited the Latino Community Credit Union (LCCU) in Carrboro Plaza to learn about their place in our community. They will have a table at our upcoming Co-op Fair where you can learn more about becoming a member. Gabe Treves, Development and Community Affairs Senior Specialist, described LCCU’s vision (Economic Opportunity for All)…
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Spring Pastries Are Here

all of the spring pastries

Our pastry bakers are at work making the first round of seasonal spring pastries. For Passover, they’re making Sacher torte, chocolate roulade, raspberry roulade, coconut macaroons, and chocolate-dipped coconut macaroons. These will be available until the end of the month. For Easter (available through April 16), the cupcake biddies have returned! In the bread bakery,…
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