Triad Buying Co-op Open House

Triad Buying Co-op Open House


Come meet us tomorrow! Get to know the Triad’s Food Buying Co-op. 

The Triad Buying Co-op is a member-owned and operated food buying co-operative offering an alternative to commercial profit-oriented business. We are committed to supporting our local communities, farms and businesses by practicing and encouraging sustainable practices.

Located in West Salem Square near Old Salem in Winston-Salem, NC, we distribute produce, dairy and bread every Tuesday and offer the complete line of products once every four weeks.

Open house

We are hosting three open houses in the coming weeks. Please stop by to meet with members and ask questions, see the ordering process in person, and tour the facility on any of these days:

  • Saturday, May 3rd, 2-6 pm
  • Tuesday, May 6th, 3-7 pm
  • Saturday, May 10th, 2-6 pm

Becoming a member is easy!

  1. apply online
  2. take a tour
    • ask all of your questions
    • see how it works
  3. begin ordering

Working and non-working memberships are available; work shifts are 3-4 hours per month.

Triad Buying Co-op, 1001 South Marshall Street, Winston-Salem, NC 



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Boutique cigar and pipe lounge focuses on cigar culture

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Just off Stratford Road on a recent afternoon, several men sat on the front porch of a rustic, wooden building, chatting among themselves and watching life go on around them.

Cigar smoke drifted along on a gentle breeze.

The men were customers at Twin City Cigar Co., a boutique cigar and pipe lounge on Mill Street, just off Stratford. John Anetrella opened the business, which focuses strictly on pipe tobacco and cigars, in January 2013. The lounge is housed in a building that was part of the mill village of Hanestown.

“This whole place is about the culture of cigars,” Anetrella said of Twin City Cigar.

Anetrella, who lives in Winston-Salem and is a cigar smoker, also runs a technology company called Causa Technologies. He had previously visited a cigar lounge in Greensboro before deciding to open his own lounge.

He said he wanted to create a…

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North Carolina could end film incentive program

North Carolina could end film incentive program

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Some people in the film industry are afraid the General Assembly will cut North Carolina’s film incentive program, which would discourage Hollywood to come here.

Later this month, lawmakers plan to discuss whether or not to renew the program, which works as tax credit for filmmakers.

Without the 25 percent tax credit, movies like “The Hunger Games” and “Iron Man 3” would not choose North Carolina for filming, according to Piedmont Film Commission Executive Director Rebecca Clark.

On May 14th, lawmakers plan to decide whether or not to renew the 25 percent film incentive, set to end January 2015.

Film makers have to spend at least $250,000 to qualify.

Nearly 4,000 people rely on the production jobs the film industry brings to the Triad.
On average, one to $8 million is spent in the local economy when a movie comes to town.

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