A new co-op market blooms in Durham

“(The Triangle) has always been a very supporting community in terms of local foods — but numbers at the local farmers markets have been going down,” said Kelly Morrison of Color Fields Farm in Hillsborough.

Morrison and a group of local farmers think they have found a solution to those limited options.

Earlier this year, a group banded together to create their own market called Piedmont Wholesale Flowers. The wholesale market, which celebrated its grand opening on Thursday, brings farmers and registered buyers together with the hope that having a central location and pooled resources will increase sales.

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