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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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  • P6 Month Kick-off August 1

    P6 MONTH KICK-OFF
    SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 12-3 PM

    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 coordinators Ruby and Aaron, and chances to win great P6 prizes! We’ll have demos from Gerhard’s Brats,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Wirth Co-op Receives SEED Check for May

    Wirth Grocery Co-op isn't a brick-and-mortar store yet, but they've announced a location, 500+ owner-members have already signed up, and Seward shoppers have donated nearly $20,000 in SEED donations to the new co-op, by rounding up at Seward Co-op registers.

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  • Produce at its Peak

    Spring is moving quickly this year. Availability lists from local farms have been getting longer each week with the help of greenhouses and warm, wet weather giving plants a little boost.

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  • Know Our Grower: Keewaydin Farms

    Previously a dairy farm run with sustainable practices, Keewaydin Farm is now a MOSA-certified organic vegetable operation. They grow 15 acres of produce for wholesale markets and a Community Supported Agriculture program.

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  • Jobs at Franklin, Friendship, and Co-op Creamery Cafe

    If you're interested in a career at a socially responsible business, now's the time to look at Seward. By October, Seward Co-op will have a total of three business units: the Franklin store, the new Friendship store, and the Co-op Creamery Cafe.

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  • Grill, Baby, Grill

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a delicious plume of grill-smoke from a co-op shopper's Weber is probably worth 20 times that. That's because grilling has to be the best way to cook, whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or carnivore.

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  • Recipe: Grilled Peach & Blueberry Cobbler

    We have some delicious organic blueberries in the Produce Department right now, some of the sweetest of the year so far. They're from California, but the price makes them a great choice for all the grilling you're going to do this summer.

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  • Produce at its Peak: A Wild-Crafted Spring

    While we anticipate the regional greenhouses and fields to produce in earnest, we are already enjoying an ephemeral bounty from forest and stream with wild-crafted watercress, nettles, and ramps.

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  • Bike It to the Co-op

    Now that warmer weather is upon us, Seward Co-op would like to encourage shoppers to bike to the co-op whenever possible! We want to make it worth your while to make the extra effort. Pick up a sticker at Customer Service to wear proudly on your helmet or bicycle.

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  • Recipe: Local Ramp Pesto Pizza

    At Seward Co-op, organic ramps are like robins or the first day of baseball for some: Traditional signs of spring that we dream about longingly in winter. But ramps might be unknown to many folks. Here's a great recipe to spread the love we have for ramps.

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  • May 19: Informational Open House on Employment

    Seward Co-op will host an informational open house on employment: Attend the open house at the Sabathani Community Center (310 E. 38th St., Minneapolis) in room #103 on Tuesday, May 19, from 5–8 p.m.

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