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  • SEED — Your 2015 Donation

    Thank you, co-op shoppers! Last year, you “rounded up” more than $235,745 to benefit SEED recipients.

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  • Friendship Store Grand Opening

    On Saturday, Feb. 13, P6 vendors, local artists, and Seward staff came together to make the Friendship Grand Opening Celebration a success.

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  • Edna Lewis —The Grand Dame of Farm-To-Table

    The Farm-to-Table movement promotes the importance of producing food locally and delivering that food to local consumers. There is one name that is as important to the movement as any other — Edna Lewis.

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  • Celebrate Pi(e) Day on 3.14

    Pi(e) Day is Monday, March 14! Celebrate by picking up some homemade pie from Seward Co-op.

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  • Avocado Month at Seward

    In the spirit of Avocado Month, avocados are on special for the entire month of February. Read this story to learn more about Equal Exchange avocados.

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  • Five Things You Did Not Know About Goats

    While goat might seem an unusual meat to some, the truth is it's only unusual in the United States. Goats’ popularity throughout the world is a result of their ability to thrive in nearly any environment.

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  • Two-ingredient Pancakes

    Eating healthfully and affordably can be challenging. Whether you have budget constraints or are just looking for ways to save on your grocery bill, Nourish offers something for everyone. These simple, protein-packed, wheat-free pancakes taste amazing — and they will feed four people for under $10.

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  • Friendship Store Grand Opening

    Join us Saturday, Feb. 13, from 11 a.m.–3 p.m., at the Friendship store for a variety of activities, including samples from favorite P6 vendors and raffles for gift cards, free classes, meat bundles, and more.

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  • Charm Your Sweetheart at the Co-op this Valentine's Day

    This Valentine’s Day, treat your sweetheart to brunch at the co-op! And don't miss out on free bouquet wrapping at both store locations between 1–5 p.m.

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  • Cajun Boudin Sausage Sale

    In the spirit of Mardi Gras, Cajun Boudin sausage returns to the Seward Co-op Meat departments! Stop in and try this sausage out for yourself.

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  • Produce At Its Peak: Turnips and Rutabaga

    People often joke about how much Minnesotans like to talk about the weather. When it comes to produce, however, weather is not just small talk–for the most part, it is the reason we have or do not have produce to sell.

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  • Slow Cooker Goat Tacos

    Low and slow is the way to go whenever cooking goat. As a starting point, follow the same cooking techniques that you would when cooking lamb. This slow cooker goat taco recipe is accessible to both newbies and seasoned veterans.

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  • Co-op Creamery Cafe Updates

    The Creamery Café has new winter hours: 8 a.m.–2 p.m. daily and 4–10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Also starting in January, Tuesday nights are Owners’ Night! Seward Co-op owners receive 15% off their entire purchase from 6–10 p.m.

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  • Co-op Creamery Cafe Video

    Watch a video tour of the Co-op Creamery that goes behind the scenes of the cafe through the production kitchen.

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  • SEED Record Set by Isuroon Ethnic Food Shelf

    This past December, the co-op set a new SEED record when it raised $24,099 for Isuroon Ethnic Food Shelf in a single month.

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  • Annual Super Bowl Snack Off!

    Stop by the Franklin and Friendship stores on Saturday, Feb. 6, from noon-3 p.m. to sample your favorite game-day munchies and pick up some ready-made snacks from our deli to make entertaining a breeze.

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  • New Signage in the Stores

    When shopping at our stores you may notice some signage updates aimed to enhance the Seward shopping experience. We’d like to draw your attention to the produce and cheese signage in particular.

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  • Soup Production Space at Franklin

    There’s a lot of growth happening at Seward Community Co-op. Now that the majority of grab ‘n’ go, bakery, and sausage production has been transplanted from the Franklin store to the Co-op Creamery building, production at the store level has significantly changed.

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  • 2015 SCF Recipients

    Seward Community Co-op launched the Seward Community Fund (SCF) in 2005. The establishment of the SCF embodies our co-op's commitment to grow not just as a business, but also as a community resource for organizations whose work aligns with our vision for a healthy community.

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  • 2015-16 SEED Recipients

    For more than 40 years, Seward Co-op has been committed to giving back to our community. In 2011, we introduced SEED, a new way for customers to participate in this commitment. This simple yet powerful community giving program allows customers to “round-up” their grocery bill for recipient organizations that share our commitment to a healthy community.

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  • Celebration Dish to Pass: Wild Rice Dressing

    At some point during this season, your host may ask that you bring a dish to pass, a prerequisite for attending most holiday get-togethers. We’ve investigated many potential offerings and landed on this delectable wild rice dressing.

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  • Holiday Make Ahead Recipe: Pasty

    Make-ahead meals are great to have waiting in the freezer during the busy holiday season. However, if cooking is out of the question, our Deli offers an extensive selection of other options in the Grab n' Go. Our Co-op Creamery Café is another option for getting a P6 meal on the go.

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  • Produce at Its Peak: Brussels Sprouts

    Unlike local kales and cabbages, which have grown sweeter as the seasons progress from summer to fall, local Brussels sprouts reappeared a little over a month ago and are truly a seasonal treat both in timing and flavor. A slow-growing crop, Brussels sprouts are started in the spring but aren’t harvested until the late fall, ideally after a transformative frost.

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  • Co-op Creamery Cafe Chef Lucas Almendinger, on WCCO-Mid Morning Show!

    Recently, Chef Lucas Almendinger was invited to the WCCO-Mid Morning show to share his secrets on how to compose a gorgeous seasonal roasted autumn vegetable salad.

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  • Know Our Grower: Heartbeet Farm

    Co-op shoppers! This Saturday, producers from Heartbeet Farm will be in the Franklin store! This family farm is owned and operated by Joe and Rebecca Schwen. Located in Zumbro Falls, Minn, the fields that now comprise Heartbeet Farm are the same fields that Joe was raised on and where he learned to farm.

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