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  • Featherstone Farm at Seward Saturday Sept. 20

    Please come say hi to our good friends from Featherstone Farm this weekend at Seward Co-op! They'll be here to meet customers and talk about the growing season starting at noon Saturday, Sept. 20.

    The Featherstone Farm Story

    Featherstone Fruits and Vegetables started in 1995 as Jack Hedin and Jenni...

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  • Sales Flyer

    Store Specials Owner Deals Co+op Deals

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  • Brief Gap in Kadejan Chicken Supply This Week

    Due to an upgrade in Kadejan’s production process, the Seward Meat department is receiving its delivery a day late this week (Wednesday instead of Tuesday).

    We fully support Kadejan, their product, and our standards, so we have decided to wait until Wednesday for their product.

    We apologize for the shortage of chicken till that time and the inconvenience.

    * TC...

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  • RECIPE: Tasty Summer Bread Baking

    Sunflowers, Wild Yeasts, and Red Turkey Wheat Flour

    Bread baking is said to be a winter activity, but actually, you may find that loaves turn out better in warmer weather.

    I once had a fellow bread-baking buddy who swore by baking bread in summer and early autumn. I wasn’t convinced, but...

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  • October is National Co-op Month!

    The cooperative model is unique. A co-op exists to serve its members, and the members are also the owners. With ownership comes an opportunity to participate in some co-op decision-making and to reap economic rewards of ownership. Kick off Co-op Month by joining CoMinnesota on Monday, Sept. 29, for a community conversation with Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard.

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  • Eden Foods Response to Seward Co-op letter

    On August 6, 2014, Seward Co-op General Manager Sean Doyle wrote a letter to Michael Potter CEO of Eden Foods in regards to the company's widespread public controversy (there's a decent synopsis of the issue in this CNN op-ed) and Eden Foods' falling sales at Seward Co-op. ...

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  • Nourish is for You

    A consistent complaint about the organic and sustainable food market is price. Seward Co-op is too small a store to correct market realities single-handedly, but we do believe in making economic relationships in our co-op as equal as possible....

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  • Capital Campaign Coming to a Close

    In April, with just under $1 million raised, we officially extended the capital campaign until the end of September. Just a few months later we surpassed our $2.5 million capitalization goal and now with just over $2.9 million in owner investments the capital campaign is coming to a close. We will continue to distribute investment packets through Sunday, August 31. After which, for the month...

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  • What's Your Favorite P6 Product?

    We had a prize drawing this week in the store, where Seward customers wrote down their names and their favorite P6 products, and the randomly-drawn winner took home a great big beautiful basket of P6 goodies.

    Below are some of the top names and products that...

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  • Recall: Marantha nut butters

    NSpire Natural Foods Inc is voluntarily recalling its “Marantha” peanut and almond butters due to possible salmonella contamination. There have been no incidences of illness at this time.

    All Marantha brand products have been pulled from Seward Co-op shelves. But affected product was potentially sold between May 19 and August 19, 2014 with the following barcode numbers (or...

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  • Applegate Chicken Nuggets Recall

    Applegate Naturals is voluntarily recalling its 8 oz pack of Chicken Nuggets due to the possible presence of small plastic pieces in some packages. The company has received no reports of injury or illness from consumption of its product.

    The product is no longer on Seward Co-op shelves but some customers may have purchased it in the past from our Frozen department. The barcode number...

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  • Know Our Grower: Gardens of Eagan Farm

    Gardens of Eagan's farm team, 2013

    Questions and Answers with Gardens of Eagan Farm

    Overnight, in 2008, Wedge Community Co-op's 10,000 members...

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  • Heartfelt Thanks!



    We are pleased to announce that we have reached $2.5 million in owner investments on July 31. This achievement belongs to all of us in the co-op community – and we celebrate not just an amount raised but the opportunity this represents. We are moving...

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  • Seward Co-op's Letter to Michael Potter

    Update on the Eden Foods issue from Seward Community Co-op

    Background

    Eden Foods produces 70+ packaged organic...

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  • Wawona Packing Expands Recall: Seward Unaffected

    According to an FDA email sent to Seward Co-op this morning, Wawona Packing has expanded their recall of conventional and organic fruits.

    As of today, the supplier who ships organic stone fruits to Seward Co-op, Alberts Twin Cities, says they have not received or shipped any product involved in this newly expanded recall. We'll keep you apprised if this changes.

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  • Seward Co-op Has Huge News to Report!

    Seward Co-op has reached $2.5 million in owner investments!

    This is a huge achievement for the co-op and an example of cooperation among our co-op community. Although we've hit the $2.5 million mark, there's still time to contribute to the co-op's expansion projects. You can still invest in the co-op though an...

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  • Recall: Mt Sterling WI Raw Goat Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese

    Mt. Sterling Wisconsin Raw Goat Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese (price $7.99 each) is being voluntarily recalled due to samples testing positive for contamination with E. coli O111:H8. No illnesses have been reported at this time.;

    If you purchased this product at Seward Co-op, please return it at our Customer Service Desk for a full refund.

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  • Friendship Groundbreaking!

    On Saturday, July 12, Seward Co-op broke ground on its future Friendship store site at 38th St. and 3rd Ave. in Minneapolis. Hundreds of people of all ages from the surrounding neighborhoods were on hand to listen to an array of speakers and take part in a ceremonial ground breaking. Video by Chris Bohnhoff.

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  • Friendship Groundbreaking!

    On Saturday, July 12, Seward Co-op broke ground on its future Friendship store site at 38th St. and 3rd Ave. in Minneapolis. Hundreds of people of all ages from the surrounding neighborhoods were on hand to listen to an array of speakers and take part in a ceremonial ground breaking. Video by Chris Bohnhoff.

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  • How to tell if Seward's "Nourish" Is for YOU...

    A common criticism about the organic and sustainable food market is that prices are too high. As a small store, Seward Co-op cannot correct market realities single-handedly, but we do believe in making economic relationships in our co-op as equal as possible.

    To that end, we created Nourish, a multifaceted program...

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  • Recalled: Go Macro “Almond Butter + Carob” Bar

    Go Macro is voluntarily recalling its “Almond Butter + Carob” Bar (2oz), regularly priced $2.89, with a co-op sale price of $1.99 (sale ran from 7/2-7/15). The manufacturer may have exposed an ingredient to Salmonella.

    The barcode number for this product is 0018194500005, with lot numbers 1634 (expiration March 10, 2015) or 1645 (expiration March 18, 2015). The product was...

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  • Seward Co-op Sponsoring Open Streets Aug 17!

    Open Streets Mpls: Franklin Ave E

    Sunday, August 17, 10 am-4 pm

    Seward Co-op is a Street Sponsor of Open Streets Mpls: Franklin Ave E. We’ll be selling brats and celebrating with Zipp’s, Harriet Brewing, Chef Shack and Du Nord Craft Spirits with music and libations! You can also visit us in front of the ...

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  • Recalled: Rising Moon Org. Butternut Squash Ravioli

    Rising Moon has recalled a single lot of frozen Organic Butternut Squash Ravioli, priced $4.79 per package. It's being recalled because the product may contain pieces of different ravioli filling resulting in undeclared milk, egg and soy allergens.

    This lot was on Seward shelves between April 25, 2014 and July 25, 2014.The PLU barcode for this product is UPC 078503055557, and the...

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  • Seward Co-op Friendship Store – Construction Jobs Information Meeting

    Construction on the new Seward Co-op Friendship store will be starting soon. Anyone who is interested in learning about the construction project, and the requirements and qualifications needed for construction employment, is invited to attend this information meeting.

    When: August 12, 2014, at 3 p.m.

    Where: Sabathani Community Center, 310...

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  • Recall: Organic Black Plums and Organic Yellow Nectarines

    It has come to our attention that Seward Co-op has sold six cases of recalled Organic Black Plums and Organic Yellow Nectarines in late June and mid-July. These fruits were packed at Wawona Packing Company in California and recalled for the potential of listeria concerns.

    Recalled Organic Yellow Nectarines were sold between June 27 – July 4; recalled Organic Black Plums were...

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