What vegetables are purple?

What vegetables are purple?

Monday, Aug 8, 2016

“What vegetables are purple,” Vera Braswell asked the SEEDS summer campers July 26th. The kids all raised their hands. “Eggplant!” “Potatoes!” Yes, the kids knew about purple potatoes! Vera was very impressed. Vera said it can be a … read more

3 Sistahs Succotash

3 Sistahs Succotash

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016

Native American tribes have survived and thrived by growing and eating the 3 sisters: corn, pole beans, and squash.  YOU can thrive on the 3 sisters, too.  These sisters support each other and help each other thrive.  The … read more

2016 Summer Camp Crew

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

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This year’s summer camp crew is a web of knowledge and experience from many of our programs. Samantha Trejo(below, top right in photo), DIG Leadership Crew graduate, Emmanuel Kearney (below, top left in photo), a long time … read more
We’ll Miss You, Lisa!

We’ll Miss You, Lisa!

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

SEEDS was a better, brighter place because of Lisa Bruckner, our Garden Assistant for the last year. Happy, helpful, and sincere, she was an excellent leader who was also skilled at following.
We are sad to see her … read more
Shaker Lemon Tart

Shaker Lemon Tart

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

We love pies, here at SEEDS. Y’all know that at this point. One of our fabulous pie donors for this year’s Pie Social shared her homemade recipe with us. Thanks Vera Cecelski!

Shaker Lemon Tart
Pie Crust
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Cukey Citrus Water

Cukey Citrus Water

Monday, May 30, 2016

You’ve been working outside in the garden pulling weeds, putting up fencing, lifting bags of mulch and large rocks.  Now you’re thirsty!  Prior to going outside to work, make up a large pitcher of homemade “vitamin water” and … read more

Meet Hilary Nichols, Garden Manager

Meet Hilary Nichols, Garden Manager

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

Learning to work with her hands in the soil at a young age in her mother’s vegetable garden, it was there that Hilary’s passion for gardening sprouted.  Later, she studied to become a horticulturist and made a life … read more

Rainbow Slaw Recipe

Rainbow Slaw Recipe

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

Did you know that SEEDS  intentionally plants outside the fenced garden areas for free public harvesting?  If you live in the area and aren’t sure what to fix for dinner, stop by SEEDS to see what’s growing.  Also, … read more

Meet Tasha

Meet Tasha

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

The SEEDS’ DIG program was a launching pad that allowed Tasha McMillan’s leadership potential to grow, and to flourish!

Tasha started with the SEEDS program when she was only 14 years old and in high school.  Though her … read more

Cooking with Chef Flip

Cooking with Chef Flip

Thursday, Mar 24, 2016

Every Monday, the After School Program kids run from their bus drop off on the corner into SEEDS. They look around until they spot him, preparing something in the kitchen or chatting with Heather in the wood floor … read more

DIG’s Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

DIG’s Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016

Sweet Potato Pie

Original recipe makes  1 – 9 inch pie

  •     1 (1 pound) sweet potato
  •     1/2 cup butter, softened
  •     1 cup white sugar                                                                                                             
  •     1/2 cup milk
  •     2 eggs
  •     1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  •     1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  •     1
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