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Recall : Kalona Supernatural Products

Kalona Supernatural issued a voluntary recall of its organic chocolate milk and whipping cream because it may have been under processed. No illnesses have been linked to this recall. This was done in an abundance of caution. The affected product has been removed from our shelves and may have been sold within the last 90…

Seemore Meats & Veggies

Seemore Meats & Sausages Seemore Meats & Veggies was founded by fourth generation butcher Cara Nicoletti. Butchery is in her blood, and the company is named after her 91-year-old retired grandfather, Seymour Salett. He ran their family’s butcher shop for 60 years and the name is a reminder to keep quality and transparency at the…

Happy Retirement, and Thank You, Liz

For the last twenty-two years, Liz Liddiard Wozniak (she/her) has served as Seward Co-op’s Human Resources Manager. Over the past two decades, she has watched–and had a hand in—the growth of our co-op and the communities it now serves. Join us in learning more about Liz, her time at Seward Co-op, and the legacy she’s…

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Seward Co-op Receives Employee Retention Credit

On Monday, Aug. 23, the co-op received its first payment on our request for the federal Employee Retention Credit (ERC). The co-op applied for the ERC for the first two quarters of the current calendar year. We qualified because of the government-mandated closure of our seating areas and restaurant. These closures caused both a material…

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Back to School with Seward Co-op!

September is here and as summer days grow shorter, many have been preparing for back-to-school season. Here at Seward Co-op, we’re ready to help students of all ages gear up to start the new school year on the best foot. We’ve got sustainable containers, a variety of snacks for even the pickiest eaters, and quick…

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Marieke Gouda

Marieke Gouda Crafting award-winning Gouda since 2006, Marieke Penterman and her husband, Rolf, are driven by a passion for honoring old-world cheese-making techniques from the Netherlands. Both grew up on small dairy farms in Holland and wanted to continue their family traditions. When they immigrated in 2003, they settled in Thorp, Wis., the perfect place…

Live Organically

Live Organically was established by Lakisha Witter (she/her) in 2018. After achieving her doctorate and becoming a professor, Lakisha experienced health troubles that had her focusing on how to improve her health through food. She believes food is medicine and provides healthy, organic, and sustainably-raised produce as one of the best ways to keep communities…

Seeds Farm

About Seeds Farm Seeds Farm was founded in 2010 by Becca Carlson (she/her) on a half-acre of family land. Today, it is a 50-acre organic farm in Northfield, Minnesota that grows 18 acres of certified organic vegetables. Seeds Farm’s eight-person team plants and harvests over 20 different varieties of vegetables.  Now in their twelfth growing…