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Soup Production Space at Franklin

Over the last six months, you may have been noticed as our expansion projects unfolded and came to fruition with the opening of a new restaurant and store. Needless to say, there’s a lot of growth happening at Seward Community Co-op. Now that the majority of grab ‘n’ go, bakery, and sausage production has been…  Read More

Open Letter To Owners

Dear Seward Co-op Owners, Just months from now is the scheduled opening of the Friendship store, which is a realization of the co-op’s long-term vision of expanding our community-owned business. In October 2015, nearly 2,000 households that are current owners of Seward Co-op will have a store less than 1½ miles from their home. We…  Read More

Seward Hires Co-op Creamery Chef

We are pleased to announce the hire of Lucas Almendinger as Executive Chef of the Co-op Creamery. The café, set to open in late July, will offer a menu created by Almendinger that features local fare, as well as a beer and wine selection. Almendinger comes to the Co-op Creamery following an impressive career at…  Read More

Co-op Presents Check to February SEED Recipient

Seward Co-op staff presented a SEED check today for $15,708.88 to Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA), representing 35,108 individual donations. Funds will be used to support the Apetito por el Liderazgo/Appetite for Leadership program, envisioned by PPNA’s Latino Advisory Council. The program combines community building, leadership skills development and cooking. “Yes, it’s a cooking class,”…  Read More

Project Update

Work on the Co-op Creamery at 2601 E. Franklin Ave. is in full swing. In late January, co-op administrative staff moved into the second floor offices. This move has helped to alleviate space constraints at the Franklin store offices. The staff at the Creamery will support all Seward locations. On the first floor of the…  Read More

Seward Co-op on Kare11

With a Honey Cashew Chicken recipe and scrumptious dish in hand, Seward Co-op’s Tom Vogel (Marketing Manager) and Ladonna Sanders-Redmond (Education and Outreach Coordinator) went on Kare11-TV yesterday to talk co-ops, Equal Exchange cashews, and our Friendship store expansion.

Heartfelt Thanks!

We are pleased to announce that we have reached $2.5 million in owner investments on July 31. This achievement belongs to all of us in the co-op community – and we celebrate not just an amount raised but the opportunity this represents. We are moving forward with our expansion projects that will offer greater access…  Read More

Seward Co-op Has Huge News to Report!

Seward Co-op has reached $2.5 million in owner investments! This is a huge achievement for the co-op and an example of cooperation among our co-op community. Although we’ve hit the $2.5 million mark, there’s still time to contribute to the co-op’s expansion projects. You can still invest in the co-op though an owner loan or…  Read More

Seward Co-op Sponsoring Open Streets Aug 17!

Open Streets Mpls: Franklin Ave E Sunday, August 17, 10 am-4 pm Seward Co-op is a Street Sponsor of Open Streets Mpls: Franklin Ave E. We’ll be selling brats and celebrating with Zipp’s, Harriet Brewing, Chef Shack and Du Nord Craft Spirits with music and libations! You can also visit us in front of the…  Read More

Counting Down and Building Capital

We are more than a week into June and, with more than $1.5 million in owner investments, we now have less than $1 million remaining to raise. We have been aiming toward June 30 — the end of our fiscal year — as our goal date for attaining the $2.5 million in owner capital needed…  Read More