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  • Co-op Creamery Cafe is Now Open!

    Seward Co-op's Co-op Creamery Neighborhood Cafe opened Saturday, Aug. 15! Please stop by the corner of 26th and Franklin Avenues to enjoy a coffee, meal or beer.

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  • Cascadian Farm Cut Beans

    General Mills announced a voluntary Class 1 recall involving 10 ounce bags of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Beans produced over two days in March 2014. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. No related illnesses have been reported.

    Affected product is not currently on the shelves at Seward...

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  • Meet Co-op Creamery Chef Lucas Almendinger

    Lucas Almendinger, Executive Chef of the Co-op Creamery, has been busy creating the menu for the new cafe, one that features unique offerings for both day and evening.

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  • Hoch Orchards’ Cider

    Hoch Orchards’ Cider

    Hoch Orchards’ cider is biodynamic and delicious, and goes nicely with our unpredictable Minnesota fall weather. Drink it cold on hot days. Drink it hot on cold nights. - Galen, Produce Buyer

  • Produce at its Peak: Late-summer Offerings

    Blue Fruit Farm
    This year we began working directly with Blue Fruit Farm (Winona, Minn.) to bring us a selection of berries and fruits unavailable elsewhere on the market. Earlier this season, they brought us black...

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  • Produce at its Peak: Late-summer Offerings

    It's the perfect time to try aronia berries and elderberries from Blue Fruit Farm, summer squash from Wisconsin Growers Cooperative and Featherstone Farm, and peaches Jim and Crystal Barnard.

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  • Sales Flyer


    Store Specials

    Owner Deals


    Aug. 19 - Sept. 1

    Sept. 2 - Sept. 15

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  • Back to School with Seward Co-op


    When kids (and adults) head back to school, the disposability of our world can feel on full display: Disposable sandwich bags, tin foil, cling wrap, lunch bags, and other needless packaging for single-serve foods. This year, commit to reducing waste and lessening the impact your lunches have on the environment.

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  • Try a P6 Breakfast Pizza

    Happy P6 Month! Have you stopped by the Franklin store Customer Service desk lately? There we have information about our Nourish program and a great selection of tasty Nourish and P6 recipes, like this P6 Breakfast Pizza.

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  • August is P6 Month

    August is P6 Month, and P6 Month is very special to Seward Co-op. During this time, we celebrate all our P6 producers and applaud their tremendous work in contributing to a more equitable and just food system.

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

    Enter Seward Co-op's #P6plate photo contest and you could win a terrific P6 prize for P6 Month. All through August (P6 Month) we are collecting #P6Plate pictures from Seward hot bar diners like you, selecting the best, and giving away LOTS of fabulous P6 items for your creations!

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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, Poblanos, Serranoes, Anaheims, and Habaneros. Yet, the world of hot peppers is so much broader and diverse than these five standards.

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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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  • 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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  • 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