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Two-ingredient Pancakes

Nourish Recipe: 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. Two-Ingredient Pancakes Ingredients per person:…  Read More

#PlasticFreeJuly: Shop for Less Waste

As co-op shoppers, we are presented with a multitude of choices in the grocery store—we have choices around fresh or frozen, we have dietary choices, sourcing choices and choices around ready-made or raw ingredients. What I learned participating in Hennepin County’s Zero Waste Challenge is that as we choose which products are best for our…  Read More

Produce at its Peak

Local produce season will be peaking very soon—when almost everything is available to us, from spring vegetables like herbs and radishes to winter crops such as cured onions and squash. And of course there’s the fruit; we will soon see local peaches, melons, and then apple and pears. If you look around Seward’s produce departments…  Read More

Produce at Its Peak: Stone Fruit

Stone fruit season has begun! When we talk about stone fruit, we are talking about peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, apricots, and cherries. The name “stone fruit” comes from the stone-like seeds inside. These varieties peak from June-September and the harvest spans warm climate regions. About a month ago we welcomed the first yellow peaches from…  Read More

Produce at Its Peak: Stone Fruit

Stone fruit season has begun! When we talk about stone fruit, we are talking about peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, apricots, and cherries. The name “stone fruit” comes from the stone-like seeds inside. These varieties peak from June-September and the harvest spans warm climate regions. About a month ago we welcomed the first yellow peaches from…  Read More

Seward Bakery Spills Its Pie-Crust Secrets

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

Co-op Pop: Five Ways to Build a Good Eater

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

Produce at its Peak: Poetry from Plums

I heard a couple of days ago via the radio newscast, that, because of the chilly spring, Minnesota’s strawberry crop has been quite delayed. Indeed. By my calculations, we’re maybe two weeks behind schedule, but we did get a good supply in from Hoch Orchard this week. Hallelujah-there is really nothing like local berries. Fragrant…  Read More

Know Our Grower: Hoch Orchard and Gardens

Hoch Orchard and Gardens is owned and run by Harry and Jackie Hoch. Located near La Crescent, Minn., Hoch has a long tradition of growing fresh fruit. A handful of the farm’s original trees, planted in the 1940s, are still on the farm, though production is concentrated on newer varieties. Besides 50 varieties of apples,…  Read More