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Salad Girl

About Salad Girl Pam Powell is the founder of Salad Girl Organic Salad Dressings, a small Twin Cities family business that has been making flavorful organic salad dressings for 16 years. Salad Girl sprouted from Pam’s summer job as a teenager, which led to a lifelong love of eating and preparing fresh and flavorful dressings.…

Romaine Lettuce from Salinas, California Recall

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California growing region. Based on this information, CDC is advising that consumers not eat and retailers not sell any romaine lettuce harvested from…

Romaine Lettuce Recall Update

Nov. 30 update: A romaine lettuce consumer advisory issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Nov. 20 has ended. Specific counties in California (Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz and Ventura) were identified as areas in which romaine contaminated with E. coli was grown. Seward Co-op tracks…  Read More

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. This is true locally – a late frost in spring can wipe out an…  Read More

Produce at Its Peak: Brussels Sprouts

For the most part, even a light frost signals the end of the growing season across the north. But for many members of the brassicaceae family (Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, collard greens), cooler temperatures trigger a survival response that enables them, to not only survive, but improve with hard frosts. As temperatures plummet, these plants…  Read More

Produce at Its Peak: Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts For the most part, even a light frost signals the end of the growing season across the north. But for many members of the brassicaceae family (Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, collard greens), cooler temperatures trigger a survival response that enables them, to not only survive, but improve with hard frosts. As temperatures plummet,…  Read More

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. That’s why we found this great recipe, to spread the love we have for ramps — a green, delicate, but…  Read More

Produce at its Peak: Growing Conditions

by Hannah B., Produce staff This week a customer asked me if the local spinach we have right now is a different variety than the kind we had last week, because the leaves are so much thinner and flatter, and also somewhat pointed. Meanwhile, I spent some time researching Vidalia sweet onions to see what…  Read More

Produce at its Peak: Growing Conditions

by Hannah B., Produce staff This week a customer asked me if the local spinach we have right now is a different variety than the kind we had last week, because the leaves are so much thinner and flatter, and also somewhat pointed. Meanwhile, I spent some time researching Vidalia sweet onions to see what…  Read More

Know Our Grower: Just Local / Keewaydin Farms

Just Local, owned by Rufus Haucke of Keewaydin Farms, sources products from many small-scale organic vegetable farms in the Viroqua, Wis., area and distributes them in the Twin Cities under the Just Local label. Just Local / Keewaydin Farms was the featured Know Our Grower, May 22 – June 4. Demo: Saturday, June 1. Grower:…  Read More