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2019 Scorecard Highlights

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

2020 SEED Recipients

The Seward Co-op SEED program is a way in which we reach our Ends. The SEED program is a simple yet powerful community giving opportunity that allows customers to “round-up” their grocery bill for recipient organizations that share our commitment to a healthy community. All funds donated at the register are given directly to the

2019 Annual Owner Meeting Recap

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

Welcome to our new Board of Directors!

Congratulations to­­ LaDonna Sanders Redmond, Shiranthi Goonathilaka, Jill Krueger, Me’Lea Connelly and Roderick McCulloch! Together with the current members, these individuals are responsible for articulating the vision and goals for Seward Co-op that management pursues and achieves. The 2019 election featured a large pool of highly qualified candidates. Thank you to all who ran and

Halloween Fun Seward Co-op Style

Halloween time calls for fun! This year, shop your values without sacrificing the fun. At Seward Co-op we have supplies and tasty treats to help you get ready for Halloween! Whip up some easy fun with our suggested recipes, Community Foods  products, and Seward-made treats that are sure to satisfy.

Spooky Snacks Made with Bulk Items

Halloween Creatures made with Bulk Department Items Treats are a must have for Halloween. Alternatives treats to wrapped candy don’t have to be plain! Use the Bulk department make some spooky snacks that are tasty yet simple! Prepare these critters with loved ones or prepare for guests your entertaining. Rats, spiders, Roaches and mice you

Celebrate the Harvest

  Catering Menu Celebrate the Harvest Now that autumn is upon us, so is harvest season. Throughout time, communities around the world learned to become self-sustainable through agriculture. Many developed cultural practices to celebrate and give thanks for their prosperous crops during harvest times. This fall, make Seward Co-op your first stop when planning your

Seward-made Halloween Treats

Halloween is a time for embracing fun and enjoying sweet treats! Attending a Halloween party or looking for something to enjoy with a spooky movie? We have something tasty for you—even if you have specific dietary needs. We whipped up some fun with Seward-made Halloween cupcakes without you having to breaking out the whisk. Now

Changes in October SEED Recipient

On October 1, the Star Tribune published an article outlining a leadership crisis at Village Financial, the organization scheduled to be the October SEED grant recipient at Seward Community Co-op. The conflict involves a Seward Co-op board member as well as a number of board candidates. This news understandably brought up a number of questions

King Arthur Flour Recall

King Arthur Flour has issued a voluntary recall of specific lots of its Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 5 lb. in cooperation with ADM Milling Company because of the potential presence of E. coli 026 which was discovered through sampling. To date, they have not received any confirmed reports of illnesses related to this product, which was