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Welcome Lara!

Welcome Lara!

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

Please join us in welcoming Lara Goodrich Ezor as Interim Operations & Volunteer Coordinator!

Lara joins SEEDS from Lighter, a Boston-based nutrition and meal-planning startup, where she was the director of communications and community nourishment. Prior to that, she … read more

Lemonade Meet & Greet

Lemonade Meet & Greet

Monday, Mar 27, 2017

Our Interim Executive Director, Sarah Shapard, would like to invite you to have a glass of lemonade and a conversation about SEEDS’ kitchen and garden. You’ll also have an opportunity to get acquainted with SEEDS’ program staff. Let … read more

Executive Director Search

Executive Director Search

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017

Dear Friends,

My name is Sarah Shapard. I have taken over for Emily Egge as an executive director on a part-time and interim basis.

I’ve only been at SEEDS for a short period of time. But during that

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Grafting Workshop and Scion Exchange 1/28/17

Grafting Workshop and Scion Exchange 1/28/17

Friday, Dec 16, 2016

Saturday, January 28th, 2017. 11amFREE.  
Learn how to create fruit trees growing multiple varieties. Introduce new fruit options to a crowded yard. We’ll show you how to attach multiple kinds of fruit to existing plants. read more
Lentil Soup Recipe

Lentil Soup Recipe

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016

Lentil Soup Recipe

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes
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Values: Equity

Values: Equity

Monday, Nov 21, 2016

Continuing on our thread of sharing SEEDS’ newly articulated values with our constituents, the second installment of this series focuses on Equity. We believe that anyone is capable of leading and that communities gain strength as residents step read more

A Message from our Executive Director

A Message from our Executive Director

Friday, Nov 18, 2016

Friends,

To call this election cycle intense would be an understatement. It has left residual tension and uncertainty that are palpable, even in an environment as serene as the Southside Garden. As we navigate a new political landscape, … read more

Vera’s Mock Rice

Vera’s Mock Rice

Monday, Oct 31, 2016

Autumn is brassica season!  Collards, kale, turnips, broccoli, cauliflower, radishes – these are all in the brassica plant family.  For those who are trying to cut back on eating simply carbs (such as white rice), this recipe is … read more

Did you hear?

Did you hear?

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

 We have very exciting news.

Over the past year, SEEDS has been reflecting with parents, neighbors, partner organizations, ourselves and others about the question “What is the highest and best use of SEEDS for Durham?” After much thought,
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Fall Plant Sale: October 22

Fall Plant Sale: October 22

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016

SEEDS, the North Carolina Botanical Garden and Useful Plants Nursery are teaming up to increase the edible productivity of your garden by offering veggies, fruit trees/shrubs, and native pollinator plants for salePlant Sale Saturday, October 22, read more
Register for After School!

Register for After School!

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

It’s that time of year! SEEDS After School program is accepting applications for the full school year. Our after school program is open to kids 1st through 5th grade.
In SEEDS After School kids will have the opportunity
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