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CDC Food Safety Alert : Imported Onions

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a food safety alert encouraging everyone to destroy onions that were grown in Chihuahua, Mexico. Onions that were grown in Chihuahua, Mexico which have been linked to salmonella infections. Seward Co-op does not stock onions from Chiapas, Mexico. Since August, all the onions we have sold have…

The Good Acre

About The Good Acre The Good Acre is a local, non-profit food hub that connects and strengthens farmers, food makers, and communities through good food. The Pohlad family started The Good Acre in 2014, with the intention to develop a multi-faceted initiative to improve the local food system for diverse, independent farmers and to increase…

Simple Mills Sea Salt Almond Flour Crackers Recall

Simple Mills has issued a voluntary recall of its Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Crackers due to a packing error. A select number of the Farmhouse Cheddar Almond Flour Crackers were packed in Fine Ground Sea Salt boxes. As a result, the packaging does not list the presence of a possible allergen (milk). Some…

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2021

Indigenous People’s Day is Monday, Oct. 11. Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognizes that Native people are the first inhabitants of the Americas, including the lands that later became the United States of America. This holiday challenges the narrative that European colonizers “discovered” America, when, in fact, many Indigenous nations had been thriving on and living in…

Love You Cookie

Love You Cookie Love You Cookie has been a labor of love from the very beginning. In the midst of the pandemic, shortly after the murder of George Floyd, Sahr Brima (he/him) and Sarah Brima (she/her) decided they had to do something. In an effort to uplift her husband, Sarah Brima went to the kitchen…

Elect Our Board of Directors

About the 2021 Board Election The 2021 Seward Co-op Board of Directors election will occur in October. All Seward Co-op owners may cast a ballot, and any Seward Co-op owner may be a candidate. During summer 2021, current board members invited interested owners to run for the open seats in the upcoming election. Election Details…

The Future of Seward Co-op Leadership: Angel and Ray

We’d like to once again thank Liz Liddiard Wozniak (she/her) for the many years of growth she ushered in before she retired. Liz’s retirement comes new opportunities for staff. The loss of Liz’s guidance in Human Resources will be felt, and in her stead, Seward Co-op is proud to introduce the next generation of leaders…

pile of apples in the Franklin store entry produce display

Fall Apple Harvest

Fall Apple Harvest We are past the fall equinox and along with it brings crisp air – and an abundance of crisp, locally-grown apples! One can certainly bake a pie, but we have a few more suggestions for how to enjoy all that the apple harvest has to offer. To learn about the best uses…

Staff Pick SEED Recipients 2022

We are excited to announce eight of the twelve recipients chosen by co-op staff. The SEED program raises over $150,000 annually for local non-profits. Every year, there are twelve SEED Recipients selected to designate for roundups each month throughout the year. Selection for our annual SEED recipients is led entirely by a committee of co-op…

2022 Community Choice SEED

Community Choice Voting 2022 Seward Co-op owners and customers are invited to select four of twelve 2022 SEED recipients. Selection of SEED recipients is led entirely by a committee of co-op staff, the majority of which are cashiers. This grant committee takes great care to evaluate all applications and selects eight of the twelve. Those eight…