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Crazy Fresh Fruit Recall

Russ Davis Wholesale has issued a voluntary recall of a number of fruit and vegetable products. This is due to a possible health risk from inadequate sanitizer in water used for washing some ready-to-eat “Crazy Fresh” brand pre-cut fruit. To date, there have been no reports of illness and this recall is not related to…

50th Anniversary Block Party Recap

Seward Co-op’s 50th anniversary block party at Open Streets Franklin was a huge success! Skilled and flexible co-op staff, board members, and community organizations helped make this celebration possible. Thanks to everyone who attended, especially those who did not let intermittent rain showers deter their dancing to KRSM-curated tunes from DJs Talia Knight and Drunken…

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Stock up for Summer Adventures

Take care of your body inside and out with snacks and skincare this summer! Seward Co-op’s knowledgeable staff is always available to suggest solutions from food to skincare and more. Bulk Snacks Fuel up for your next adventure with packable snacks in our Bulk aisle! From ready-made trail mixes and bites of energy to dried…

Enjoy Life Cookies Recall

Enjoy Life Foods has issued a voluntary recall of a limited number of bakery items due to the potential presence of small plastic pieces that were incorporated into the production process. This recall is not related to an allergen. Although Seward Co-op does not currently have any affected product that matches the use-by dates or…

Celebrate Summer with Community Foods

After a long and dreary spring, many of us are excited to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. Live in the spirit of Seward Co-op’s Ends Statement—positive environmental impacts—by leaving outdoor areas better than you found them. There’s no better time than now to pack up some goodies for a picnic, camping, a bike adventure,…

Culina Yogurt Recall

Culina has issued a recall of certain yogurt products due to the possibility of glass fragments in certain lots produced by Ponder Foods. Seward Co-op does not currently have any affected product that matches the use-by dates or lot numbers, but affected products may have been sold in the last 90 days. The following products…

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Local Farms and Humane Workplaces

Warm summer months are our cue to fire up the grill. The pandemic illuminated harsh working conditions that too many workers face in the conventional meat processing and packing industry. In response, co-op shoppers can support Community Foods producers like Kadejan and Blooming Prairie, while also trying new and emerging ones like Tree Range Farm.…

Learn About and Celebrate Juneteenth

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. It’s also known as Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, and Freedom Day. Although Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation was issued Jan. 1 1863, it was not always enforced, which left many enslaved people in bondage for another two and a half years…

Summer 2022 Message from the Board

An ode to our elders: I am only able to digitally compose these truths because of the outpour of investment that has been entrusted to me. I pay homage to those that have and continue to struggle towards actualizing revolutionary values while being forced to navigate (let alone attempt to thrive) within these systems of…

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Respecting Pronoun Usage

“Trans woman.” “Non-binary.” “Genderfluid.” Different labels for different audiences—and for whether I feel like explaining what the words mean or not. Personally, I’ve been feeling much more aligned with non-binary lately, as the box of societal femininity is stifling and a lot of damn work. I think that’s something to which many people can relate,…