Support diverse, local farmers this growing season. Our fruit and vegetables come from area growers like Hmong American Farmers Association, Sin Fronteras Farm & Food, and women-run Amador Hill Farm & Orchard. Our produce staff knows our food and farmers well, so they can be a resource to our shoppers year-round.
Nourish // East African Cooking from Seward Co-op on Vimeo. Shegitu Kebede filled her house with the smells of Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine. She hoped her children would fall in love with cooking. “You’re passing a tradition,” said Shegitu, a former community activist, restaurant owner, and longtime Seward Co-op shopper and class instructor. She moved… Read More →
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.
Saturday, April 4, 10:30 am-12 pm In this class, we will learn healthy cooking techniques for beans, greens and beef rooted in East African cultures with Shegitu Kebede of Flamingo Restaurant in St. Paul. NOURISH 101 CLASSES ARE FREE Interview with Shegitu Kebede, Flamingo Restaurant, Saint Paul (via Peter B. Meyers on Vimeo) Star Tribune:… Read More →
UPDATE: Since this article was posted, Isuroon Ethnic Food Shelf received $18,558.25 in SEED donations from Seward shoppers for the month of December 2014. This is a new record for SEED donations at Seward Co-op. Imagine emigrating to a faraway nation. The culture, the alphabet, the weather, and everything you encounter on a daily level… Read More →
Seward Co-op’s Education and Outreach Coordinator LaDonna Sanders-Redmond was on Fox 9 this morning, sharing a collard greens recipe for National Co-op Month. Great tips from LaDonna on cooking greens and how to get the texture just right. Recipe here on the Fox News site.
On Saturday, July 12, Seward Co-op broke ground on its future Friendship store site at 38th St. and 3rd Ave. in Minneapolis. Hundreds of people of all ages from the surrounding neighborhoods were on hand to listen to an array of speakers and take part in a ceremonial ground breaking. Video by Chris Bohnhoff.