Bruce Bacon is the only hero I ever got to meet. The rest come from books and history. What’s more, he knew me before I knew him; a testament to the Seward Co-op’s commitment to the local food economy and the sanctity of sustainable soil. He knew what we were up to… We met on… Read More →
Each year, we invite area farmers to a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair held at Seward Co-op’s Franklin Store. The event allows consumers to learn about different CSA programs and select a share that best meets their needs. Check out photos from the 2016 CSA Fair! The annual CSA Fair is Saturday, April 22, from… Read More →
If you’re going to make homemade pie from scratch for the holidays, the crust is going to make or break you. You could have the sweetest blueberries, the reddest cherries frozen from last summer, or the very best baking apples from Hoch Orchard, but if you don’t have a touch with the crust, you could… Read More →
I’m the father of two darn good eaters. My son can rip through a plate of rice and black beans like a lawn mower and my daughter actually packs cucumbers in her lunch. They aren’t the best eaters (Skittles and Nerds are the bane of my existence), and I always wish they’d eat more at… Read More →
Franklin Store 2823 E. Franklin Ave. | 612.338.2465 8 a.m.- 10 p.m. daily Bustling city market and community gathering space Co-op Creamery Café 2601 E. Franklin Ave. | 612-230-5575 Sun.- Tues. 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Wed.- Sat. 8 a.m.- 9 p.m. Sunny space to meet over local, seasonal food and drink Friendship Store 317 E.
If it were a “normal” year, by now we’d have lots of local produce: ramps, radishes, a wide selection of tender herbs, watercress, spring mix, etc., etc., etc. But it is gloomy and chilly yet, the trees in Powderhorn Park just barely showing evidence that leaves will exist again. One hundred years or so ago,… Read More →
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 interesting times of the year to work in a produce department like Seward’s. Transition and gap are… Read More →