Monthly Archives: January 2011

Construction Update: Cutting Refrigeration Lines 1-25-2011

Today, contractors are digging grooves in the floor for refrigeration lines to make way for the installation of refrigerated equipment that will soon be arriving. As you can see, its a messy process.  Lots of activity with the building contractors … Continue reading

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Video: Company Shops Market Construction Update Jan 24th, 2011

Video Transcript: Hi, This is Sarah Cook with a quick update on the construction progress here at the company shops market building. As you can see, the fences are up. The parking lot is full of work truck. The old … Continue reading

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Co-op Groceries Springing Up All Over The Piedmont

We’re not the only ones who are building, constructing, renovating, rejuvenating and reinventing.  Deep Roots Market in Greensboro recently announced that they will be expanding and building a new location in Downtown Greensboro (News-Records Article). And last Wednesday, they released … Continue reading

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Construction Update: Building Permit

“Good news! The building permit was issued on Friday and full-on construction starts on Monday. If you drive by and see building-altering activity, take a photo and post it on our facebook page.” ~ Sharon Dent, CSM Board President “Let … Continue reading

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Telling the Story of Company Shops Market: Reedy Fork Farm Saves Their Family Dairy by Returning to Traditional (and Organic) Farming Practices

Reedy Fork Farm has been in the Teague family for generations and they started their dairy in 1950. It became clear that the conventional dairy business was no longer profitable or sustainable for this small family farm. They were faced … Continue reading

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Time & Cost Comparison: Buying Pre-Packaged vs Bulk Food Ingredients for a Healthy Snack Recipe

In this video, a family is planning to make a healthy snack using a Martha Stewart granola recipe. While Dad is going to shop for the ingredients in the traditional packaged food sections of the store, Mom and Son head … Continue reading

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Telling the Story of Company Shops Market: Eliza MacLean of Cane Creek Farm Discusses Local Economies for Authentic, Safe and Healthy Living

In this video local farm owner Eliza MacLean talks about the nation-wide movement of individuals and communities towards smaller local economies where things are produced and sold with the community. The effort is towards an authentic, safe and healthy way … Continue reading

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