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Save 15% on Seward-made Slices on Pi(e) Day 3.14

Seward Co-op’s bakery prepares for a very special holiday weeks in advance: Pi(e) Day on March 14. This year on 3.14, Seward Co-op shoppers can enjoy 15% off Seward-made whole pies and slices to celebrate the holiday of math and dessert lovers alike. •Strawberry Rhubarb•Apple•Peach•Cherry All Seward-made baked goods are local Community Foods products. What…  Read More

Seward Discontinues Plastic Bag Recycling March 15

In 2009, Seward Co-op began offering plastic bag recycling to our shoppers and owners. In 2010, we stopped offering plastic grocery bags at the checkout lanes. These changes were motivated by our Ends Statement to champion “positive environmental impacts.” Nearly two-thirds of the plastic film Seward Co-op collects is brought to the stores by our…  Read More

15th Annual CSA Fair Recap

Seward Co-op’s 2016 Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair on Saturday, April 16, was once again a huge success, both for farmers and attendees. For the second year in a row, it was a sunny, temperate spring day for the event, which showcased more than 30 area CSA farms. For those interested in exploring CSA available in…  Read More

SEED Your 2015 Donation

Thank you, co-op shoppers! Last year, you “rounded up” more than $235,745 to benefit SEED recipients. These SEED organizations share the co-op’s commitment to a healthy community and/or support our P6 focus on local, cooperatively owned/nonprofit, and small-scale farmers/producers. If you are a Seward Co-op owner and would like to receive a letter stating your…  Read More

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…  Read More

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. SCF grants are awarded annually in amounts up to $5,000…  Read More

2015 Board of Directors Election Results

Seward Co-op’s 2015 board of directors election culminated at the annual meeting on Oct. 6. The board of directors governs the entire co-op — Franklin store, Friendship store, Creamery Café — and is comprised of nine co-op owners. Through a democratic election, four seats were filled this year. Full results are available here. Congratulations to…  Read More

Dates and Deadlines for 2015 Board Candidates

Are you 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. Orientation meetings are Wednesday, July 22 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, July 25 at 10 a.m. in the Seward Co-op Creamery…  Read More

CSA Fair 2015 at Seward Co-op

Our friends from Turnip Rock Farm at a previous CSA Fair. Meet and make friends with local farmers at Seward’s CSA Fair on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit with area farmers, learn about different CSA programs, and sign up for the share that’s right for you. Why join a CSA?…  Read More

Eat Local Farm Tour 2015

Meet the local producers who bring us fruits, veggies, flowers, and meat throughout the local season by visiting their farms on the 2015 Eat Local Farm Tour! Take the kids, meet friends along the way, or bike to local urban farms near you on Saturday, July 18. The 2015 Farm Guide booklets are available here…  Read More