Internationally, there are an estimated 750,000 cooperatives that serve 730 million members. And throughout this year, we have an extraordinary opportunity to inform people around the world of the robust, human-scale, cooperative business model. The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has proclaimed 2012 the International Year of Cooperatives. Yearlong observances such as this have been… Read More →
Friday, Sept. 28Chicken VindalooGreen Curry Roast VegetablesJeera RiceCoconut Vegetable CurrySamosa CakesCoconut Curry Roasted Chicken Saturday, Sept. 29Bacon Cheddar Leek FrittataBaked French ToastVegetable ScrambleBreakfast QuesadillasBiscuits & Gravy & SausagePotato Tomato Chevre Frittata Sunday, Sept. 30Bacon Cheddar Leek FrittataBaked French ToastVegetable ScrambleBreakfast QuesadillasBiscuits & Gravy & SausagePotato Tomato Chevre Frittata Monday, Oct. 1Chicken Enchilada Verde Enchiladas de… Read More →
The Star Tribune recently ran a write up on the Eat Local Farm Tour, co-sponsored by the Twin Cities natural food co-ops. The self-guided tour takes place Saturday, July 30, and features 11 different area farms. Read the article and visit Seward Co-op’s Farm Tour page with links to all of the participating farms.
Seward Co-op has been named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota based on an employee-based survey project from the Star Tribune. The Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 19, 2011.
Twin Cities Business featured Seward Co-op as one of nine Small Business Success Stories of 2010. The article, featuring our LEED-certified building, the Scorecard and Ends Statement, can be found here.
Minnesota Public Radio recently ran a feature on Principle Six (P6), noting how Seward promotes not only local products, but also small producers and cooperatives.
CBS Minnesota recognized Seward Co-op as one of the top five places in the Twin Cities metro to find organic and locally sourced foods. This fall, the co-op introduced P6, which helps customers identify not only local products, but those sourced by small producers and cooperatives/nonprofits, as well.
This spring, Seward Co-op is partnering with local business Dero Bike Rack Company to promote healthy travel to and from the co-op for member-owners. We’re calling it “ZAP,” and it’s a great way to see how biking to the co-op reduces your impact on the environment.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune devoted the front of its business section to P6: the Cooperative Trade Movement. P6 focuses on local, small producers and cooperatively owned businesses.
Seward Co-op’s member newsletter, the Sprout!, is a Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) 2010 Communications Contest award recipient. The Sprout! took second place in the “member newsletter” category during CCA’s recent awards ceremony, held in downtown Minneapolis. CCA is a Pennsylvania-based organization of professionals who communicate for cooperatives.