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  • Seward Co-op Career Fair August 15

    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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  • Board of Directors Candidate Applications Due Aug. 3

    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: 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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  • Celebrate Creamery Opening at Franklin Open Streets

    Join us on Sunday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. to celebrate the opening of the Co-op Creamery Neighborhood Café. We'll have tents set up at the Creamery at 2601 E. Franklin Ave., in the street and parking lot.

    Open Streets is a citywide celebration of healthy living, local businesses, sustainable...

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  • Enter Seward Co-op's #P6Plate Photo Contest!

    Enter Seward's #P6plate photo contest and you could win a terrific P6 prize for P6 Month.

    All through the month of August (P6 Month) we'll be collecting #P6Plate pictures from Seward Hot Bar diners like you, selecting the best, and...

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  • Produce at its Peak: Hot Peppers

    Throughout the year we are able to offer a selection of hot peppers including Jalapenos (above), Poblanos, Serranoes, Anaheims, and Habaneros. Yet, the world of hot peppers is so much broader and diverse than these five standards. We frequently...

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  • August is P6 Month

    August is P6 Month, and P6 Month is very special to Seward Co-op.

    P6 Month is a four-week festival when we can celebrate all our P6 producers and applaud their tremendous work in creating a new food system for...

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  • P6 Kick Off Event


    Saturday, Aug. 1, noon–4 p.m.
    Kick off P6 Month with a celebration of your favorite local, small and/or cooperatively owned producers. We'll have a store full of P6 samples to enjoy, an opportunity to talk with P6 representatives, and chances to win great P6...

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  • Recall: Bulk Peanut Butter

    Seward Co-op today issued a voluntary recall of Bulk Commodity Peanut Butter (PLU 2301), located in the Bulk Aisle, due to a piece of plastic found in the peanut butter grinding machine. No illnesses or injury have been associated with this product.

    All peanut butter was removed from the grinder on Saturday, July 25. This recalled product was on sale for $3.99 per pound, regular price...

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  • Open Letter To Owners

    Dear Seward Co-op Owners,

    Just months from now is the scheduled opening of the Friendship store, which is a realization of the co-op’s long-term vision of expanding our community-owned business. In October 2015, nearly 2,000 households that are current owners of Seward Co-op will have a store less than 1½ miles from their home. We are writing to address the conversations...

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  • Nourish Celebrates One-year Anniversary

    This summer, Nourish celebrates its first anniversary. A year ago, Seward Co-op launched the Nourish program as a way to provide greater access to the products and services we offer. We recognize that shopping for healthful and affordable food can be challenging.

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  • Welcome, Seward Interns!

    The co-op welcomes Makeda Toure and Dave Harris. Both will be working with Diversity & Community Engagement Manager LaDonna Sanders-Redmond to help Seward Co-op in its outreach efforts over the summer and beyond.

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  • Seward Creates Diversity & Community Engagement Position

    Since starting the Friendship store project more than two years ago, we have learned a tremendous amount as an organization. We have had significant discussion about what we mean when we say that the co-op has “equitable economic relationships.” This discussion has led the co-op to strive for greater inclusivity.

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  • Sales Flyer


    Store Specials

    Owner Deals


    July 22 - Aug. 4

    Aug. 5 - Aug. 18

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  • August 1 SEED Deadline Approaching

    The SEED application deadline for the next cycle of recipients is August 1, 2015. Find out how to apply here.

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  • Seeking Muralists for Friendship Store

    Seward Co-op is planning on the creation and installation of original pieces of artwork for the Friendship store. The building design designates two wall locations for local art work, one on an exterior wall, and one on an interior wall that will be visible from the outside.

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  • Dates and Deadlines for 2015 Board Candidates

    Planning on running for the Board of Directors at Seward Co-op? All candidates are required to attend one orientation meeting and one board meeting to be eligible to run in the election.

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  • Produce at its Peak: Garlic & Greentops

    Planted last fall, garlic bulbs won’t be harvested for another week or so. Once harvested, in order to store they will need to cure for at least a few additional weeks. Luckily, garlic plants offer up a scape to keep us sated while we wait.

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  • Know Our Grower: Hoch Orchards

    Hoch Orchards and Gardens, run by Harry and Jackie Hoch, is a family farm near La Crescent, Minn., with a long tradition of growing fresh fruit. Hoch Orchards is certified organic by the Midwest Organic Services Association.

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  • Fair State Brewing: Seward Co-op Night!


    This Monday, July 13! Join Seward Co-op and other Seward members at Fair State Brewing Cooperative for happy hour 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Bring...

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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 Supervisor

  • 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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  • 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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