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We Love Local: Black River Organic Farm

 As a co-op, supporting local farmers and producers is intrinsically linked to our principle of concern for the community. Local farms are at the core of our produce department. With over 30 local vegetables and fruit varying seasonally, we champion the farmers of the greater Cape Fear region. We believe in knowing where your food comes […]

10 Reasons To Support Fair Trade

This Saturday, May 14th, is World Fair Trade Day, bringing awareness to the movement of farmers, farm workers, businesses and consumers working to create justice in our global supply chain. When we support fair trade products, we are acting as conscious consumers armed with informed purchasing power. We are creating positive change and promoting economic justice. 

Rhubarb: More Than Just Strawberry’s Sidekick

The fleeting spring season is here! Time to bask in the beautiful, mild weather before the heatwaves of summer descend upon us. Here in North Carolina, even though we enjoy a year-round growing season, some of the most anticipated fruits and vegetables are available only in the spring and summer seasons, and for a brief window of time. […]

Celebrate Earth Day, Every Day

“The earth is what we all have in common.” -Wendell Berry Earth Day is this Friday, and there are a ton of fun things to do around Wilmington to get outside, enjoy nature, and celebrate the earth. Any excuse for people to get together and have fun is cool in our book, and Earth Day […]

Coloring Easter Eggs The Natural Way

Coloring Easter eggs is a tradition loved by children and adults alike. It’s a great way to get crafty and get in some quality hang time with the family. Sure, it can get a little messy, but that’s part of the excitement! Plus, if you ditch the chemical-laden artificial food coloring in favor of an all-natural […]