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  • Farm Table: Pork and Plants Dinner

    Join us at the Seward Co-op Creamery Café for an evening with Pork and Plants Farm from SE Minnesota. Along with their beautiful produce, we'll feature their amazing heritage-breed Red Wattle Pork in several different preparations. Beverage pairings from Fair State Brewing Cooperative and Sweetland Orchard will also be available.

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    Featured Store Specials

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    Featured Owner Specials

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    Jun 21 - July 4

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    Jun 21 - July 4

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  • Visit a Board of Directors Meeting

    Please join the co-op's board of directors at one of their monthly meetings this summer. Upcoming meeting dates are June 27, July 25 and Aug. 29. The board is seeking candidates for the 2017 election. In order to receive a Board Candidate Application, attendance is required at a board meeting. All interested co-op owners are welcome!

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  • Epic Provisions Recall

    On June 19, EPIC Provisions announced a voluntary recall involving all production dates and flavors of EPIC Animal Oil products. This recall is being issued because of a production issue that has the potential to cause a food safety risk. Consumers are advised to destroy any products in their possession that are included in this recall. These products are carried at both stores and have been...

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  • Blooming Prairie Beef Now 100% Grass Fed

    This week, we will retire Blooming Prairie’s grass-fed, grain-finished beef and replace it with their 100% grass-fed beef—at the same great price. The animals will continue to be hand-selected when ready, delivered to us every week, fresh from the farmer. The only difference is that the livestock is grass fed from start to finish.

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  • GoMacro Recall

    On June 15, GoMacro issued a recall of a limited number of MacroBars and Thrive Bars due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections amongst young children, the elderly, those with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women. At this time, no illnesses have been reported due to this recall and no affected product was...

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  • Natural Sea Recall

    On June 14, Natural Sea announced a voluntary recall of its fish fillets with whole wheat breading due to the potential presence of undeclared milk. This recalled product has been removed from the shelf at both of our stores. Between March 16 and June 14, 2017 Seward Co-op may have sold product affected by the recall.

    Natural Sea–fish fillets with whole wheat breading–$6.49...

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  • Know Our Grower: Spark-Y Youth Farm

    Know Our Grower is an opportunity to connect shoppers with the talented group of local farmers producing our food and sample recipes that allow their flavors to shine. Stop by the Friendship store Sunday, June 25 from noon-3 p.m. to chat with folks from Spark-Y Youth Farm and to sample their microgreens, spinach, and sorrel.

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  • Cultivating Cooperative Relationships

    Later in June, Seward Coop will welcome Federation of Southern Cooperatives board member and farmer Ben Burkett. Burkett will make the journey to Minnesota in a truck brimming with ripe, ready-to-eat red-seeded and seedless watermelons to share with several local cooperative grocery stores.

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  • Seward-made Sausages

    Here at Seward Co-op, we take pride in working directly with local farmers, processing whole carcass animals in-house, and having a large variety of fresh, Seward-made sausages. Check out our new seasonal varieties!

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  • Marinades Made Simple

    Long before conventionally packaged marinades were available, oftentimes people would make them from leftover food scraps to make less-desirable cuts of meats tender, juicy and flavorful.

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  • Hemp History Week June 5-11

    Did you know hemp is also a growing U.S. industry and an environmentally sustainable solution for potentially thousands of non-toxic products ranging from car parts and building materials to paper products, textiles, plastics and even ethanol?

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  • Remember Your Reusable Bag!

    Beginning June 1, the co-op will charge 5 cents per paper bag provided at check out. We will continue to give 10 cents per bag to customers who bring in their own bags (on up to five bags per transaction). We hope this practice helps cut down on waste and the impact on the environment.

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  • Creamery Cafe Patio Is Open

    The Seward Co-op Creamery Café team works around the clock to serve dishes with integrity and compassion. We create fairly-priced, nourishing dishes, sourced from socially-responsible farmers and producers.

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  • Friendship Store Juice Bar Now Open

    We are excited to launch the new juice bar at the Friendship store Sunday, May 7! Why not celebrate May Day with a fresh-squeezed juice or made-to-order smoothie?

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  • Fair Trade for Farmers and Soil

    This World Fair Trade Day (May 13, 2017), we honor the hard work small-scale farmers do to tend the land. Small-scale organic farming and regenerative agricultural practices combat our climate crisis and help feed the world.

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  • Seward Co-op 2017 Owner Satisfaction Survey

    In February, nearly 500 Seward Co-op owners provided their feedback on the cooperative’s performance in a survey conducted by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. You can read a summary of the survey results here.

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  • Seward Co-op Wins Sustainability Star Award

    Seward Co-op has been named a Sustainability Star by National Co+op Grocers (NCG) for excellence in our sustainability efforts. The award recognizes food co-ops that demonstrate outstanding leadership by making a positive impact on social, environmental and local economic issues.

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  • In the Heart of the Beast Theatre Breaks SEED Record

    Seward shoppers and owners rounded up a record-breaking SEED donation of $28,472, in support of In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre's (HOBT) spring May Day celebration. Thank you Seward Co-op shoppers and owners for the support! The 43rd Annual MayDay Parade and Festival are scheduled for Sunday, May 7, 2017.

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  • Seward Co-op Endorses Minneapolis Minimum Wage Ordinance

    Our Ends Statement says that we will sustain a healthy community with equitable economic relationships. Seward Co-op's decision to endorse the Minneapolis $15/hour minimum wage ordinance is rooted in our cooperative goal of creating equitability in the economy.

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  • Delivering the Harvest Early by Way of Hydroponics

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    Spring has sprung­–the days are getting longer, the temperatures are rising, and the birds have returned to the Upper Midwest! It’s an exciting time in produce, and though it’s hard to believe, our first deliveries of local tomatoes, cucumbers, basil, and spring greens have arrived from P6 farmers, ...

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  • Healthy Bees, Healthy Lives

    Come out to support Seward Co-op bakers as they compete in the 4th annual Dandelion Honey Pastry Chef Challenge! They have been putting in a considerable amount of time and energy perfecting their recipe and are very excited to support this very important cause.

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  • Delivering the Harvest Early by Way of Hydroponics

    Hydroponic and aeroponic agriculture is the reason for the early season folks!

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  • Spring Herb Salad

    Spring is the time to cleanse and detox the body. It’s no accident that fresh, young herbal greens arrive in spring, just when we need their healing nutrients most.

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  • DIY Spring Cleaning

    In the spirit of Earth Day, we challenge you to make a small behavioral change that can have a big impact: rid your home of any chemical-ridden cleaning products you may have, and make the jump to cleansers made with nontoxic, biodegradable ingredients.

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