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Considering Bees – the SEEDS Pollinator Plant List

Considering Bees – the SEEDS Pollinator Plant List

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

Gratitude Tastes Like Warm Pumpkin Pie

Gratitude Tastes Like Warm Pumpkin Pie

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

The Dirt on Dirt: Testing Your Soil

The Dirt on Dirt: Testing Your Soil

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

The Dirt on Dirt: Why it Should Matter to You

The Dirt on Dirt: Why it Should Matter to You

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

Compost Bucket Challenge

Compost Bucket Challenge

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

Garden Hat Party

Garden Hat Party

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

Reflections of a SEEDS Summer Camp Counselor

Reflections of a SEEDS Summer Camp Counselor

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

2014 Pie Social Re-cap

2014 Pie Social Re-cap

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014

1 Grand Opening

106 Pies.

11 Pie Contest Entries

15 Skillshares

$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

Name that Chicken!

Name that Chicken!

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