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2023 Seward Co-op Annual Owner Meeting: Reconnecting in Community

Here at Seward Co-op, we look forward to gathering to celebrate another year of cooperation, community building, and successes at our Annual Owner Meeting. While the COVID-19 pandemic and an uprising stirred the community, we rose together–virtually—for the last three years, and held each other up through change and upheaval. We emerge now, stronger than…

Savor Summer with Foods on a Stick

The Minnesota State Fair is coming up at the end of August, and it reminds us how fun it is to play with our food. From cotton candy to walleye fritters, pork chops to pickles, fair food is tastier when it’s on a stick. But the fair doesn’t have to be the only place you…

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Kozy Shack Rice Pudding Recall

Kozy Shack Enterprises, LLC is initiating a voluntary market withdrawal of multiple lots of Kozy Shack® Rice Pudding products because the product consistency and texture do not meet their quality standards. This recall does not represent a food safety issue. No other Kozy Shack products are affected by this recall. Seward Co-op may have sold…

Where Does the Money Go?

We’ve all heard stories about big-box stores making huge profits. A recent survey of U.S. shoppers shows many believe that grocery retailers are raking in about 35% profit. The reality for many grocers—including co-ops— is that profit tends to be around 2- 3%. That means after all expenses are paid, about 2-3% of the money…

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Everyday Deals

Even before inflation was in the news and on many peoples’ minds, Seward Co-op strived to provide options for many of us who are budget-conscious. From adding more generic-label and lower-cost organic products, to owner perks, to the Nourish program, we have cost-effective options at Seward Co-op stores.

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Jacob Daniel Farms

Learn About Jacob Daniel Farms Jacob Daniel has always been an outdoorsy person, and working as a mechanical engineer full-time didn’t come with as much nature as he prefers. So in 2017, he joined the farm incubator program at Big River Farms at Maine on St. Croix, Minn. “I didn’t know anything about farming [back…

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Celebrate National Goat Cheese Month

August is here, and along with welcoming the thick of summer, we’re celebrating National Goat Cheese Month! Why August? According to the American Goat Federation, August can be an especially notable month for goat cheese due to the wide variety of food choices available to goats this time of year. Access to summer’s bounty can…

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Jinx Tea

Learn About Jinx Tea Minneapolis-based Jinx Tea began as a beverage truck business and by 2019 had opened a permanent tea bar in Linden Hills. They combine cooperatively and family-grown Chinese teas imported through local vendor Verdant Tea with flavors from spices, herbs, flowers, and more. Jinx Tea co-founder Jennifer Wills was inspired to develop…

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Cool Off with Community Foods

After what seemed like an endless winter and a blip of spring, we’re already into the heat of summer. Cool off with items from Community Foods producers.

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Embrace the Outdoors with Camping

Welcoming summer with a friends and family campout? Get camp-fired up for a delicious menu with great finds at Seward Co-op. From sweets and treats to meats and upgraded eats, there’s plenty of packable and snackable items at Seward Co-op for your next camping trip.