Meet Siri Orchards!
Siri Orchards, located in Angier, North Carolina, is a family-owned holistic* orchard that was born out of a passion for growing good food and giving back to the nature and community. “We are working on building and raising a multi-fruit orchard. So far we have blueberries, blackberries, apples, pears (Asian and Native ), persimmon, jujube,…Read More
Good & Cheap: Eating Well on a Limited Budget
Eating a healthy, nutritious meal can have many obstacles for people, but money should not be one of them. As recently as 2014, 46 million people were on SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps) and millions more live on limited grocery budgets. To help with this daily challenge, The Community Market Co-op co-hosted “Good…Read More
Ogburn Farm Tour
On Saturday May 16th, the Ogburn family once again welcomed The Community Market Owners for a Spring tour of their farm. It was a gorgeous, warm afternoon perfect for walking the fields and learning about what makes Ogburn Berries & Produce one of the amazing Producers we are so fortunate to have in Wake County.…Read More
TEDx Manhattan “Changing the Way We Eat”
Every once in a while I have a serendipitous moment where I think “wow, did that really just happen” or “did I really just find this gem?” And yesterday was one of those rare times. If you use any social media channels, then you are familiar with those “suggested connections” based on other people or…Read More
First celebration of Co-op Month a success!
October was the first time (in our short history) that we’ve promoted and celebrated National Co-op month. It provides an opportunity to educate the community about our co-op, and promote the cooperative business model as a tool for building a thriving regional economy. The USDA also has a great blog post about co-op month. Since…Read More