Celebrate Mom! Join us from noon-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10 to browse locally-made gifts, sample treats from our bakery, and find the perfect greeting card from local artists Nora Alice, Miriam Simmons, and Artists to Watch. In...
Note: Sale prices on the items mentioned in this article ended Tuesday, April 15.
You know "shave and hair cut two bits," right?
When you're at the co-op today, hum the words Sale and a Coupon: No Way! to that tune and it'll help you remember to save a boatload of money. It's a little...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 --Today, it is 70 degrees outside and sunny, and there is no snow in the ten-day forecast.
Surely, that means that it really is early Spring, which is one of the most challenging and...
Every week, there's another news story about why honeybees are in danger and how to prevent their losses from happening....
It's difficult and potentially awkward to give gifts to office mates and co-workers, but sometimes you just have to gird up and do it.
There's that office buddy you really enjoy -- you laugh at each other's jokes, can't stop jabbering about "True Detective" together -- but you haven't decided you're buds yet. S/he receives a promotion, and you want to say a special congrats. How do you...
It may not feel like spring yet, but that doesn't matter to L.T.D Farm ducks and geese.
Our friends at L.T.D. reported a week ago that, in defiance of the Upper Midwest polar vortex,...
Please join Seward Co-op for a community meeting on Tuesday, March 18, from 6–8 p.m. in the gymnasium (2nd floor) of the Sabathani Community Center. At this meeting, we will continue to discuss ways in which we can work together to build a second grocery store that best serves our community.
Seward Co-op is Growing!
We invite you to join us for our Capital Campaign Launch event on Tuesday, March 11, from 6–8 p.m. at the Franklin Creamery, located on the corner of 26th and Franklin avenues.
Learn how to invest in the co-op; ask questions about our growth and exciting Expansion Projects; enjoy light appetizers, drinks, and music!
Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
"If you build it, will they come?"
That's the essential question of NPR's article ...
The new Farm Bill, or, the Agricultural Act of 2014, is being signed into law today, and as usual, ...
Seward Co-op has signed a long-term lease, with an option to buy, with the owners of the Franklin Co-op Creamery building located at the corner of 26th and Franklin Aves. The building was built in 1920 by a multi-stakeholder co-op that processed and home delivered milk and other dairy products to its owners.
We are happy to announce that we have the required signatures from property owners needed to move forward with a second store at 38th St. and 3rd Ave. This exciting development has been in the works since the last community meeting, hosted by the Friendship Site project task force on Nov. 6, 2013.
Wisconsin Growers Cooperative often brings us produce all year long, from greenhouse radishes at the first sight of spring, clear around the calendar to over-wintered parsnips. The key to the longevity of their growing season are labor-intensive, fossil fuel-free farming methods. WI Growers was the featured Know Our Grower Oct. 2-15. Meet the Grower: Sunday, Oct. 5.
Featherstone Fruits and Vegetables started in 1995 as Jack Hedin and Jenni McHugh’s five-acre garden. Since then, the farm relocated to land near the town of Rushford, Minn., and now employs nearly 50 people working on over 250 acres of optimal vegetable-growing ground. Featherstone Farm was the featured Know Our Grower Sept. 18 - Oct. 1. Meet the Grower: Sunday, Sept. 29.
Heartbeet Farm, outside of Lake City, Minn. and owned by Joe and Rebecca Schwen, uses a combination of draft horses, small tractors and other technologies to grow a wide variety of vegetables. They bring us green-top onions, Hakurei turnips, shiso, salad mix, beets, heirloom tomatoes, eggplant and more. Heartbeet Farm was the featured Know Our Grower Sept. 4 - 17. Meet the Grower: Sunday, Sept. 8.
Visit Seward Co-op on Saturday, Sept. 7 from noon - 4 p.m. for our Back to School Sampler! Try out a number of kid-friendly, lunch box-ready foods and supplements.
Wheatfield Hill Organics, a fifth-generation family farm located in the rolling hills outside of Durand, Wis., has been supplying Seward Co-op with bins of sweet corn and melons for the past few years. Wheatfield Hill Organics was the featured Know Our Grower Aug. 21 - Sept. 3. Meet the Grower: Sunday, Aug. 25.
Celebrate the bounty of locally-grown and produced products with a Swiss-soak breakfast, made using Seven Sundays Bircher muesli, fresh peach puree, cream and yogurt.
Are you a member-owner of Seward Co-op interested in thinking big about the future of the cooperative, creating policy, and representing the broader membership? Then please consider running for the board of directors!
Hoch Orchard and Gardens is owned and run by Harry and Jackie Hoch near La Crescent, Minn. Besides 50 varieties of apples, Hoch Orchard also grows grapes, plums, apricots (cold-tolerant varieties they have developed right on the farm), cherries and berries. Hoch Orchard and Gardens was the featured Know Our Grower July 31 - August 20. Meet the Grower: Sunday, Aug. 4.
Visit the co-op for product samples and demos, and a chance to win free groceries! Saturday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Established in 1973, and one of the first organic farms in the Midwest, Gardens of Eagan also operates the nonprofit Organic Field Schools, a 100-acre, certified-organic educational resource. Gardens of Eagan was the featured Know Our Grower July 17 - 30.
Save the date for the 3rd annual Eat Local Farm Tour, sponsored by 11 Twin Cities-area food co-ops. New additions to the 2013 tour include three urban farms! Most tours will be self-guided, and participants must provide their own transportation.