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  • Eat Local Farm Tour 2015

    Meet the local producers who bring us fruits, veggies, flowers, and meat throughout the local season on the 2015 Eat Local Farm Tour, Saturday, July 18. The Farm Guide booklets are now available at the Seward Co-op Customer Service Desk.

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  • Board of Directors Candidate Applications Available

    Are you an owner of Seward Co-op who would like to: shape strategic, long-term plans for the co-op; learn about issues in the cooperative and natural foods sectors; and develop policies that govern the co-op? Then, please consider running for the board of directors!

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  • Produce at its Peak

    Spring is moving quickly this year. Availability lists from local farms have been getting longer each week with the help of greenhouses and warm, wet weather giving plants a little boost.

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  • Grill, Baby, Grill

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a delicious plume of grill-smoke from a co-op shopper's Weber is probably worth 20 times that. That's because grilling has to be the best way to cook, whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or carnivore.

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  • Produce at its Peak: A Taste of Spring

    Spring has begun in fits and starts. As regions that have been dormant for the winter begin to awaken in succession we start to see some signs of spring in the Produce department as well. While springtime brings the promise of more variety from fields closer to home, it is also a harbinger of change in general as growing regions shift as well as thaw.

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  • Sales Flyer


    Store Specials

    Owner Deals


    July 1 - July 21

    July 22 - Aug. 4

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  • Sales Flyer


    Store Specials

    Owner Deals


    July 1 - July 21

    June 17 - Jun. 30

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  • Stinging Nettles

    Stinging Nettles

    "Tis the season of the nettles! Try making a yummy pesto with nettles, garlic, lemon juice, walnuts, and olive oil (blanch the nettles first to remove the sting!). - Dominique, Flow of Goods Manager

  • Kensington Apothecary

    Kensington Apothecary

    "I love the City Girl Skin Serum...it's light but still brightens and adds moisture to my face." - Corazon, Wellness

  • Hudson Valley Camembert

    Hudson Valley Camembert

    "The mix of cow and sheep milk gives this cheese a silky luxurious texture and a rich taste. Enjoy with a crisp white wine and some summer fruit." — Ariel, Cheese

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  • Seward Co-op Career Fair August 16

    Join us for our Career Fair at the Sabathani Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be opportunities to talk to Seward store managers about job opportunities in all of our locations.

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  • Badger Balm and Grilling Goodies for Father's Day

    Whether your daddy's a dapper dandy with a hipster handlebar mustache or a regular ol' Pop with a clean, comfortable shave, Father's Day is the traditional time for gifting Dad with the tools to make him look his best.

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  • Project Updates: Co-op Creamery

    New taps at the Creamery counter.

    This month we reached a major milestone: Food production at the Creamery has begun! The bakery and sausage production are now operating out of the Creamery kitchens, and deliveries to the Franklin store will start next month. Eventually, the Creamery will supply product to the Friendship store, as well, when it opens in October.

    We are preparing for the café opening in late...

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  • Project Updates: Friendship Store

    We are now in the eighth month of our 12-month construction schedule. In the past few weeks we installed the underground storm water retention system beneath the parking lot (the Franklin store also has an underground storm water retention system, which flows into the rain garden). This system will capture, then slowly...

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  • Wirth Co-op Receives SEED Check for May

    Wirth Grocery Co-op isn't a brick-and-mortar store yet, but they've announced a location, 500+ owner-members have already signed up, and Seward shoppers have donated nearly $20,000 in SEED donations to the new co-op, by rounding up at Seward Co-op registers.

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  • Know Our Grower: Keewaydin Farms

    Previously a dairy farm run with sustainable practices, Keewaydin Farm is now a MOSA-certified organic vegetable operation. They grow 15 acres of produce for wholesale markets and a Community Supported Agriculture program.

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  • Jobs at Franklin, Friendship, and Co-op Creamery Cafe

    If you're interested in a career at a socially responsible business, now's the time to look at Seward. By October, Seward Co-op will have a total of three business units: the Franklin store, the new Friendship store, and the Co-op Creamery Cafe.

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  • Job Informational Open House Recap

    On Tuesday, May 19, the co-op hosted a job information open house at the Sabathani Community Center. More than 60 people attended to talk with co-op staff about open positions and learn more about careers at the co-op.

  • Friendship Construction Update

    The construction of the Friendship store is now more than half way complete! Activity is ramping up and will accelerate in the coming months. In the past few weeks, the retaining wall on the east and south side of the parking lot was completed, as were roof and siding installation. On the inside, the concrete floor was poured...

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  • Seward Hires Co-op Creamery Chef

    We are pleased to announce the hire of Lucas Almendinger as Executive Chef of the Co-op Creamery. The café, set to open in late July, will offer a menu created by Almendinger that features local fare, as well as a beer and wine selection. Almendinger comes to the Co-op Creamery following an impressive career at some of the Twin Cities’ most well-known restaurants. Most...

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  • Seward Co-op plans for a Mutual Benefit Agreement with BNO and CANDO

    A letter from General Manager Sean Doyle: In June 2014 leadership at the co-op was approached by Bryant Neighborhood Organization (BNO) and Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization (CANDO) to consider a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA). Over the course of the...

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  • Recipe: Grilled Peach & Blueberry Cobbler

    We have some delicious organic blueberries in the Produce Department right now, some of the sweetest of the year so far. They're from California, but the price makes them a great choice for all the grilling you're going to do this summer.

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  • Recall: Sweet Lovin Brownies

    Seward co-op today issued a voluntary recall of our Seward Co-op Bakery’s Sweet Lovin Brownies due to a piece of metal found in today’s batch. No illnesses or injury have been associated with this product.

    All Sweet Lovin Brownies were removed from the shelf today, Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

    The price of this recalled product was $8.99 per pound on Wednesday, May 20,...

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  • Produce at its Peak: A Wild-Crafted Spring

    While we anticipate the regional greenhouses and fields to produce in earnest, we are already enjoying an ephemeral bounty from forest and stream with wild-crafted watercress, nettles, and ramps.

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  • Bike It to the Co-op

    Now that warmer weather is upon us, Seward Co-op would like to encourage shoppers to bike to the co-op whenever possible! We want to make it worth your while to make the extra effort. Pick up a sticker at Customer Service to wear proudly on your helmet or bicycle.

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