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Welcome LaDonna Sanders-Redmond

The co-op welcomes LaDonna Sanders-Redmond as the Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Friendship site. LaDonna comes to the co-op with a wealth of experience in building fair food systems and food access for communities. She staffed the food and justice program at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, and she was a 2003…  Read More

2018 Annual Owner Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended and made possible the 2018 Annual Owner Meeting at Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday, Oct. 30. We were honored to have Sean Sherman of The Sioux Chef create the menu of indigenous foods. Thank you to the Seward Co-op Creamery Café staff who prepared the meal. Diversity and Community…  Read More

Annual Owner Meeting with The Sioux Chef

The Sioux Chef works to educate and make indigenous foods more accessible. Attend this year’s Annual Owner Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6-8 p.m., at the University of Minnesota’s student union, to enjoy a meal designed by founder and CEO chef Sean Sherman (Oglala Lakota) and executed by Seward Co-op Creamery Café. The results of the…  Read More

Isuroon Earns $18K+ From SEED in December

Seward Co-op’s December SEED recipient Isuroon is the recipient of $18,558.25, collected from 39,702 individual donors at Seward Co-op registers. A check was presented to Isuroon Executive Director Fartun Weli in a small ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 15. This represents the largest single award in the history of Seward Co-op’s monthly at-the-register donation program. “We’re…  Read More

2019 Annual Owner Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2019 Annual Owner Meeting. This year’s meeting was held at the University of Minnesota’s student union on Tuesday. Oct. 22. Our 2019 Annual Owner Meeting was the third installment in examining the vital role of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color have had and continue to have in

Welcome to our new Board of Directors!

Congratulations to­­ LaDonna Sanders Redmond, Shiranthi Goonathilaka, Jill Krueger, Me’Lea Connelly and Roderick McCulloch! Together with the current members, these individuals are responsible for articulating the vision and goals for Seward Co-op that management pursues and achieves. The 2019 election featured a large pool of highly qualified candidates. Thank you to all who ran and

2017 Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Annual Owner Meeting. This year’s meeting was held at the University of Minnesota in the Great Hall of the Coffman Memorial Union. Seward Co-op owners enjoyed live music by Kenn Wanaku and David Stenshoel, a performance by Appetite for Change, and an engaging conversation led by Diversity…  Read More

Board of Directors Candidate Forum

Seward Co-op’s Board of Directors will host a Candidate Forum as part of the 2017 election. We will gather in the Creamery Café to hear from and meet the candidates, and to visit with fellow co-op owners. LaDonna Sanders-Redmond, Diversity and Community Engagement Manager, will facilitate the large group portion of the evening and we’ll…  Read More

2017 Annual Owner Meeting

Purchase tickets here! Share a traditional Nigerian meal with us on Monday, Oct. 23 at our Annual Owner Meeting. Guest Chef Tunde Wey, along with Seward Co-op’s Diversity and Community Engagement Manager LaDonna Sanders-Redmond, will engage co-op owners in an open dialogue around the real cost of food using the 1863 Homestead Act to spark…  Read More