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On October 18, Seward Co-op removed Hylands teething gel and teething tablets from our shelves, due to an FDA recommendation warning consumers that homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a risk to infants and children. The FDA recommends that consumers stop using these products and dispose of any in their possession. Between July 1, 2016 and October 18, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold...
Here are the new weekly specials available in the Seward Co-op Creamery Cafe beginning Wednesday, Oct. 19!
This Co-op month, help Equal Exchange celebrate 10 years of radical banana trade at Lakes & Legends Brewery in Downtown Minneapolis on October 27th! The evening will be filled with discussion, food, and fun that celebrates small farmers striving to change the way American consumers view and eat bananas.
Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the anniversary of the Friendship store and the annual meeting. Congratulations to our 2017 SEED recipients and to Mehdi Kennar, Jill Krueger, Gregory Lee and Migdalia Loyola, elected to fill four seats on Seward's board of directors.
Seward Co-op’s 2016 board of directors election culminated at the annual meeting on Oct. 4. The board of directors governs the entire co-op — Franklin store, Friendship store, Creamery Café — and is comprised of nine co-op owners. Through a democratic election, four seats were filled this year.
We’ve taken the community’s feedback to heart and used it to guide the vision for the new café. Going forward, the café will be open Sunday–Tuesday, 8 a.m.–3 p.m., and Wednesday–Saturday, 8 a.m.–9 p.m.
On October 3, TW Garner Food Company issued a voluntary recall of its Green Mountain Gringo All Natural Tortilla Strips, due to potential contamination by stainless steel fragments Between August 3, 2016 and October 3, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores.
Green Mountain Gringo All Natural Tortilla...
Whether shopping in bulk is a new prospect or you’ve been shopping bulk exclusively for decades, we have a rare treat for you: a 10-percent-off Bulk Sale on Thursday, Oct. 20. All day — for one day only — everything in the Bulk department (even sale items) is 10 percent off.
Crab apples were the only apples growing reliably in Minnesota before the mid-1800s, but years of experimentation and tree losses from harsh winters have resulted in our state producing some of the most flavorful and unique apples you will find. A short growing season and variable pest problems in local apple orchards make Midwestern organic apples rather rare. We are fortunate to be in...
On September 15, Field Day Organic issued a voluntary recall of its organic ranch dressing, due to product mislabeling that has resulted in an undeclared milk and egg allergen. Consumers who have severe allergies to milk and/or egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Between Jun. 17, 2016 to Sept. 15, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold...
Shared Ground Farmers' Co-op represents a diverse group of producers united around a commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity, environmental sustainability, and social justice. Stop by to visit with representatives Saturday, Oct. 22 11 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Franklin store and 3–6 p.m. at the Friendship store.
On September 7, Westby issued a voluntary recall of its 4% cottage cheese (16 oz. and 24 oz. containers) due to the possible presence of alkaline phosphatase, a naturally occurring enzyme in milk that is typically deactivated during pasteurization. Between August 17, 2016 and August 26, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected by this recall.
Westby 4% Cottage Cheese
On September 2,Aura Cacia issued a voluntary recall of its Organic Lavender Milk & Oat Bath due to an elevated microorganism count that may cause possible health risk. Between June 1, 2016 and September 1,2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected by this recall at the Franklin store.
Organic Lavender Milk & Oat Bath – 1.75 oz for $2.99
Getting dinner on the table and lunches packed can be stressful as the back-to-school tensions and schedules resume. So, we invite you to try your hand at these DIY snacks and make-ahead meals sure to make packing lunches and weeknight meals a cinch.
Drying is one of the oldest methods of preserving food and is relatively simple. Food dehydrators are typically the best because that is what they were designed to do. But you don’t have to add another gadget to dry and preserve food. Click the link to learn more!
For simplicity and speed, it’s tough to beat freezing for preserving the local harvest. Plus, you probably already have all the tools you need to get started — just stop by the co-op and pick up your produce. Click the link to learn the best veggies and fruits to freeze so you can assemble a delicious stash for winter.
Peak harvest time is upon us! Midwest farmers are toiling in the fields from dawn to dusk and we are reaping the fruits of their labor with fresh, local produce deliveries daily. Stop by and browse our vast selection of produce and nourish your family with something local!
Once the domain of grandmothers, canning as a means of preserving the harvest has been making a huge comeback. If you enjoy eating in season, this is the way to enjoy the bounty of the harvest all year long— and Seward Co-op has everything you need from jars to pickling seasoning to pectin!
Midwest Food Connection (MFC) is Seward Co-op’s presence in local elementary schools. Lessons feature cooking and tasting local food picked up from the co-op, the cultural and historical context of familiar foods, and nutrition education. Your co-op ownership helps to support this important outreach work.
Through Sept. 30, co-op owners and shoppers may participate in Alaffia's 2016 School Supplies Drive. Click the link to learn more!
Right now our Produce departments are carrying over 75 local fruits and vegetables–more if you count the different varieties of hot peppers! Now is the time to make the most of the local harvest’s bounty available at the co-op.
Stop in on Saturday, Sept. 3 for new ideas, recipes and grab 'n' go items from our deli for easy, nutritious lunches and snacks for busy kids and families.
The dog days of summer are here and what better way to celebrate than with fun, fresh, and hydrating watermelon snacks? Seward Co-op's Friendship store Demo Specialist was on Fox 9's The Jason Show last week demoing five creative ways to enjoy watermelon.