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  • SEED Recipient Isuroon: Mpls Needs a Halal Food Shelf

    Imagine emigrating to a faraway nation. The culture, the alphabet, the weather, and everything you encounter on a daily level is completely alien to you.

    Strangest of all, the food is so foreign that you can't eat it. It's meat (maybe?) but you're not even sure what animal it's from. Regardless, you have no money to buy it, even if it was something you could eat. You're a complete...

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  • Featherstone Farm at Seward this Saturday

    Folks from Featherstone Farm will be at Seward Co-op this Saturday, December 20, as a "Know Our Grower" featured farmer from noon to 3 p.m.

    Featherstone Fruits and Vegetables started in 1995 as Jack Hedin (above) and Jenni McHugh’s five-acre garden at the Zephyr Valley Land Co-op near Winona, Minn. Since then,...

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  • Sales Flyer

    Store Specials Owner Deals

    Co+op Deals
    Dec 17 - Dec 30

    Co+op Deals
    Dec 31 - Jan 20

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  • Waite House Receives SEED Money from Seward Co-op

    The movement to change the way Americans eat is many decades old in Minneapolis, and Pillsbury United Communities' Waite House is one of the oldest forces of them all. For nearly fifty years, Waite House has been targeting "both the immediate needs and the root...

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  • Local Author Reading on December 20

    Bring the young ones to Seward Co-op on Saturday, December 20 (1 p.m. - 4 p.m.), for a very special event: Local writer and artist Anne Sawyer-Aitch will read from her newest children's book Nalah Goes to Mad Mouse City....

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  • Upcoming Seward Classes

    Would you like to learn tips for shopping at the co-op? Maybe you need a brush up on some culinary skills? Get your calendar out and take a look at which great health and cooking classes Seward Co-op has on deck for the next two months!

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  • Crock Pot Gumbo: Recipe and How-To Video

    LaDonna Sanders-Redmond, Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Seward Co-op, visited KARE-11 recently with a terrific winter soup recipe: Crock Pot Chicken Gumbo.

    Gumbo is actually pretty easy to make; it just has a lot of ingredients and a...

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  • Seward Bakery Spills Its Pie-Crust Secrets


    If you’re going to make homemade pie from scratch for the holidays, the crust is going to make or break you. You could have the sweetest blueberries, the reddest cherries frozen from last summer, or the very best baking apples from Hoch...

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  • Produce at its Peak: Winter Radishes

    Most of us are familiar with the crimson-skinned, green-top spring radishes, so when a craving sets in, this is the radish we crave. But when those beautiful, red radishes are unavailable, Seward Produce has to turn to winter radish varieties instead. Winter radishes offer an even wider array of colors,...

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  • Produce at its Peak: Winter Radishes

    Most of us are familiar with the crimson-skinned, green-top spring radishes, so when a craving sets in, this is the radish we crave. But when those beautiful, red radishes are unavailable, Seward Produce has to turn to winter radish varieties instead. Winter radishes offer an even wider array of colors,...

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  • Recall: Refrigerated Grocery Product at Seward

    During a temperature check of one of our coolers on Friday, November 21, the Seward Grocery team found product at unsafe temperatures due to a non-functioning cooler fan. If you purchased any of the products below between 12:00 p.m. Thursday, November 20th and 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 21st, do not consume this product and return it to Seward Customer Service for a full refund. We...

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  • Recall: Salpica products

    Riba Foods has issued a voluntary recall on certain Salpica salsa and cheese dip products carried at Seward Co-op. Riba is recalling these items due to an undeclared wheat allergen. People who have an allergy to wheat run the risk of allergic reaction if they consume this product.

    Salpica product on Seward Co-op shelves are not affected by the recall. However, it is possible that we...

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  • Produce at its Peak: Persimmons

    Hachiya Persimmons at Seward Co-op.
    I first tried a persimmon in my early twenties during my first autumn living in Japan. I had neither heard of nor seen a persimmon before, and I was excited by the chatter of the locals who were eager for persimmons – Japan’s...

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  • Read the New Scorecard

    Seward Co-op's 2014 scorecard and annual report is now available. You can read a downloadable version here or pick up a copy at the Customer Service desk. Check out our financial and social performance for this year and learn from the general manager and the board president about where the co-op is headed in 2015.

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  • Recall: Essentia Electrolyte Water

    A voluntary recall of Essentia Electrolyte Water (1.5 liter) has been issued due to possible mold or yeast problems. No illness has been reported to date; the yeast/mold was discovered during routine sampling. This product was sold at Seward Co-op with a price of $2.69 and a UPC 0657227 00050.

    Only product dated between July 22 and July 25th has been recalled. If in doubt, do not...

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  • Co-op Pop: Five Ways to Build a Good Eater

    I’m the father of two darn good eaters.

    My son can rip through a plate of rice and black beans like a lawn mower and my daughter actually packs cucumbers in her lunch. They aren’t the best eaters (Skittles and Nerds are the bane of my existence), and I always wish they’d eat more at any given...

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  • Produce at its Peak: Seasons Turning

    For the most part, I adore living in a seasonal landscape. Still as I cycled to work this morning pushing against a truly Arctic wind, I felt defiantly not ready for the weather to change. One of our flower farmers dropped off buckets of celosia (cockscomb) and asclepia (Oscar) earlier in the week and he casually mentioned...

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  • Project Hiring

    The co-op has requested that our general contractor, Watson-Forsberg, their co-contractor Tri-Construction, and all subcontractors make every effort to hire a construction workforce that reflects the neighborhoods around the Friendship store. We are using several metrics which mirror the goals requirements of projects which are...

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  • Project Update

    There is tremendous progress to report. Over the past several months the project has received zoning and land use approvals, as well as all of the permits required to build the new store. And recently, the project financing was completed, which allowed the co-op to...

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  • Lundberg Sea Salt Rice Chips

    Lundberg Family Farms has announced that it is voluntarily recalling specific bags of Sea Salt Rice Chips due to the possible presence of an undeclared dairy allergen. The recall applies to only 6 ounce bags (170g) of Sea Salt Rice Chips packed on Aug. 11, 2014, with the code “140811” and a best before date of “2015 JUN 08” on the upper right-hand corner of the bag. The...

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  • Woodstock Farms Bulk Rice Cracker Mix

    United Natural Trading LLC dba/ Woodstock Farms Manufacturing is recalling bulk cases of Rice Cracker Mix because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

    All recalled product has been removed from Seward Co-op shelves. Affected product was potentially sold...

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  • Seward Collard Greens Recipe on Fox 9-TV

    Seward Co-op's Education and Outreach Coordinator LaDonna Sanders-Redmond was on Fox 9 this morning, sharing a collard greens recipe for National Co-op Month.

    Great tips from LaDonna on cooking greens and how to get the texture just right. Recipe here on the Fox News site.

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  • Seward Co-op on Kare11

    With a Honey Cashew Chicken recipe and scrumptious dish in hand, Seward Co-op's Tom Vogel (Marketing Manager) and Ladonna Sanders-Redmond (Education and Outreach Coordinator) went on Kare11-TV yesterday to talk co-ops, Equal Exchange cashews, and our Friendship store expansion.

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  • Seward Supports GMO Right to Know Month!

    Love GMOs? Then Label 'Em!

    A coalition called Right to Know Minnesota (RTK-MN) has organized a campaign supporting passage of a labeling bill to require foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to be labeled as such. This joins with over two...

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  • Seward Cooperates with Cashew Co-op

    As an important source of protein, an alternative to peanuts for those with allergies, and a unique ingredient for many traditional dishes, cashews are a key staple sold at Seward Co-op. Cashews are so popular with Seward customers, in fact, that we’ve sold...

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