Eating healthy and affordably can be challenging. Whether you have budget constraints or are just looking for ways to save on your grocery bill, Nourish offers practical ideas about how we can nourish ourselves, our families, and our community without sacrificing our values and budgets. It is truly a program designed for everyone.
Staples are pantry basics offered at a low price everyday. If you are looking for ways to save on your grocery bill while eating healthy, seeking out staples is a great place to start. “Staples” signs on the shelves highlight great everyday deals and some of the co-ops most affordable foods and wellness products.
$2.7 million Nourish staples sold in 2018.
Nourish recipes are an affordable way to feed four people — often for $10 or less — using ingredients available at Seward Co-op. Find these fun and easy recipes at the Customer Service desk. Follow us on social media for opportunities to sample Nourish dishes.
Shoppers who have financial need can become owners with an initial investment of $15 through the needs-based ownership option. The remaining $60 of co-op stock purchase is accrued through patronage refund earnings. Needs based ownerships are available to those enrolled in Minnesota Food Assistance, WIC, MinnesotaCare and Minnesota Medical Assistance, or Social Security Disability.
All owners who have financial need may also apply for our needs-based discount. Visit Customer Service to apply.
In 2018, 28% of new Seward Co-op owners joined via the needs-based ownership.