As we reflect on fiscal year 2019, Seward Co-op has a lot to celebrate as an organization and community of owners. Below are some highlights from our 2019 Scorecard. More details on how Seward Co-op has met our Ends Statement can be found in the 2019 Scorecard. Equitable, Economic Relationships Since the collective bargaining agreement
Seward Co-op’s 2014 scorecard and annual report is now available. You can read a downloadable version here or pick up a copy at the Customer Service desk. Check out our financial and social performance for this year and learn from the general manager and the board president about where the co-op is headed in 2015.
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
From beauty trends to supplements you depend on, our welcoming, knowledgeable staff can help you navigate options. Explore our hair and beauty products, selected with community in mind. Our wide selection is enhanced by special ordering, so you can always find what you’re looking for at Seward Co-op.
Seward Co-op opened in 1972–and most of the store offerings were bulk! Decades later, bulk remains a pillar of our store. Bulk is a great way to reuse containers and pick up only the amount you need for your recipe, cutting costs and food waste. Our Bulk section includes baking products, snacks, nuts, and granola–as
Support diverse, local farmers this growing season. Our fruit and vegetables come from area growers like Hmong American Farmers Association, Sin Fronteras Farm & Food, and women-run Amador Hill Farm & Orchard. Our produce staff knows our food and farmers well, so they can be a resource to our shoppers year-round. Product Commitment
Everyone is welcome to shop at Seward Co-op. You do not need to be an owner to shop at the co-op, but if you decide to join you will enjoy numerous owner benefits. There are many ways to shop the co-op on a budget. In addition to the store specials, owner deals, and coupons savvy
Eating healthy and affordably can be challenging. Whether you have budget constraints or are just looking for ways to save on your grocery bill, Nourish offers practical ideas about how we can nourish ourselves, our families, and our community without sacrificing our values and budgets. It is truly a program designed for everyone.
Seward Co-op is a community owned, consumer co-op. Everyone is welcome to shop at Seward Co-op. Cooperatives are very different from privately owned discount clubs, which charge annual fees in exchange for a discount on purchases. Discount clubs are owned and governed by the shareholders. Profits of the business go to the investors. In a
One way Seward Co-op lives its Ends Statement to “sustain a healthy community” is through robust community grant and donation programs. The SEED program allows customers to “round-up” their grocery bill for a monthly recipient non-profit. Seward Community Fund grants are awarded annually in the amount of $1,000 per recipient. We also offer gift cards