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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Memorial Day Hours at Seward Co-op

    Seward Co-op will be open regular hours on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th, from 8.a.m. to - 10 p.m. Check out our many store and owner specials for the big weekend, especially if you're grilling, camping, or getting outdoors.

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  • Win a 1-Year Nice Ride MN Membership

    The winner of the One-Year Nice Ride Minnesota membership is @mshoward03 (who follows Seward Co-op on Instagram)! Congrats to @mshoward03 & thanks to everyone who entered the ‪#‎ridetoseward‬ drawing.

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