Friday, Dec 12, 2014
It cannot be overstated: Bees and other pollinators are some of the most important living things to food production, and therefore important to people.
One could argue that no other living organism currently in decline are more important … read more
Monday, Nov 24, 2014
Gratitude Tastes Like Warm Pumpkin Pie
The fresh roasted pumpkin pie cooled on the racks as the squash and turkey lasagna warmed up in the oven. Children scampered all around the kitchen, proud of a week’s worth of … read more
Monday, Nov 17, 2014
Humans have created bustling cities that serve as beacons for human prosperity and culture; those same cities were once sprawling ecosystems that took thousands of years to create and sustain. It is important to recognize the effect … read more
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
When soil gets the care and attention it needs, it becomes something marvelous.
Through research, I discovered tons of information, including a list from Mother Earth News which is very comprehensive: “Eight Steps for How to Make Better … read more
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
Since arable land in urban areas is so sparse and eroded, testing your soil illustrates what components of the soil need support. This knowledge will reveal what we, the gardeners, need to make the soil as nutrient rich … read more
Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014
Soil shapes almost every facet of our lives. From the air we breathe through photosynthesis, to the water we drink through purification, soil is the key element that brings the natural world together and its systems to optimal … read more
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
Undeniably, soil is the unique, indispensable substance which nourishes all life on Earth; it is the intersection at which the sun, microorganisms, and ancient plant life link to yield the ground which we indefinitely depend on. It may … read more
Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014
At our Board of Directors meeting on August 27, we began a creative fundraising brainstorming session, which generated the idea for a “compost bucket challenge,” in the same vein as the recent (and incredibly successful) Ice Bucket Challenge … read more
Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014
Happiness is being grateful for the people around you.Come join SEEDS as we show you how grateful we are for our past, present and future volunteers. Not a volunteer yet? That’s okay – we’re inviting everyone to … read more
Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014
During the last heavy rainstorm, our green roof structure in the DIG market garden started leaning over to the point of it being quite dangerous. It is leaning and sinking and some of the 4×4 posts are splitting.… read more
Thursday, Jul 31, 2014
Summer camp at SEEDS was a 5 week amazing, hectic and all consuming experience. While I had prior experience working in after schools and summer camps, none of them hold a candle to the intensity and passion I … read more
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
Since 1994 SEEDS has worked hard, creatively and with laughter to build the soil of Durham so to speak with more gardens and healthy food. In 2014, we are … read more
Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014
1 Grand Opening
11 Pie Contest Entries
$2000-3000 raised for DIG Summer Salaries.
Numerous new friends in SEEDS’ Southside Garden.
All in all, a perfect day.
SEEDS wants to take a moment to … read more
Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
SEEDS is beyond excited to be hosting the 6th Annual Pie Social on Sunday June 1st in our home – 706 Gilbert St.! This year’s Pie Social is going to be something to celebrate. Not only will we … read more
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
SEEDS needs YOUR help to name our new family members – 4 baby chicks.
We have 4 different kinds of chickens – Cuckoo Maran, Silver Laced Wyandotte, Easter Egger and Buff Orpington. The only rule when it comes … read more