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Potato Planting

Potato Planting

Friday, Apr 13, 2018

The ground is officially warmed for spring and our SEEDlings are hard at work planting spring and summer veggies in the ground in our newly constructed raised beds. We recently learned how to use sprouting potatoes to grow … read more

Make your own mushroom bed!

Make your own mushroom bed!

Friday, Mar 30, 2018

Growing your own mushrooms at home is simple, easy, and rewarding! There are many ways to bring fun fungi into your garden and kitchen, and one method that SEEDS recently adopted is a mushroom bed. Follow these step … read more

Welcome Cynelsa, Abby & Baby Chicks!

Welcome Cynelsa, Abby & Baby Chicks!

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018

We’re thrilled to welcome Cynelsa and Abby to the SEEDS team!

Cynelsa Broderick joins us after past experiences in sustainability and environmental education, administrative work, and the Conservation Trust for NC’s AmeriCorps Program. She has lived in Durham read more

Mushroom Workshop – Again!

Mushroom Workshop – Again!

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018

The March Mushroom Workshop filled up quickly, so we’re offering a repeat of this popular workshop in April! Join us and learn to grow your own mushrooms at home.

You’ll leave this workshop with your own mushroom log, … read more

Summer Camp Registration Opens March 1!

Summer Camp Registration Opens March 1!

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018

It’s winter on our urban farm, but we’re already looking forward to an exciting summer!

During the summer at SEEDS, youth (rising 1st-5th grade) spend their days in the garden and kitchen, gaining hands-on experience growing, cooking, and … read more

Saturday, January 27: Grafting Workshop & Scion Exchange

Saturday, January 27: Grafting Workshop & Scion Exchange

Sunday, Jan 21, 2018

Learn how to create fruit trees that grow multiple varieties, and introduce new fruit options to a crowded yard! This free, educational workshop includes a grafting demonstration and tips for successful plant combinations. (Grafting is the process of … read more

SEEDlings Open House: January 3

SEEDlings Open House: January 3

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

Join us for an Open House and learn more about our SEEDlings After-School Enrichment Program!

Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 4-6pm

Drop in or stay awhile! Tour our garden, meet the chickens, and sample a cooking activity.

SEEDlings is … read more

New Year Plant Sale

New Year Plant Sale

Friday, Dec 15, 2017

In 2018, make a resolution to grow your OWN FOOD! 

Saturday, January 6, 9am-2pm

At SEEDS, 706 Gilbert Street

Ring in the New Year with us. Learn about SEEDS’ growth and take home a FREE packet of seeds! read more

SEEDlings Grow, Cook & Share Spinach!

SEEDlings Grow, Cook & Share Spinach!

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

Each week, we’re growing, cooking, and sharing food – and last week was all about spinach!

On Tuesday, the SEEDlings harvested bunches of the nutritious green. On Wednesday, they cooked it into saag and prepared fresh naan with read more

Sweet Kids Grow Sweet Potatoes!

Sweet Kids Grow Sweet Potatoes!

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

 

It’s fall in the garden and kitchen!

This week, our SEEDlings harvested sweet potatoes from the garden and cooked up this delicious and nutritious recipe in the kitchen, using both the root and the greens from the … read more

A Big Build: The Farm Terrace

A Big Build: The Farm Terrace

Friday, Oct 27, 2017

If you’ve walked through our garden recently, you’ve likely seen a transformation in progress. Thanks to many volunteers this fall, the space near the Chicken Castle is becoming “The Farm Terrace.”

Once completed, the Farm Terrace will consist read more

Meet Sumi, Chef Educator!

Meet Sumi, Chef Educator!

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017

In September, Sumi Dutta joined SEEDS as our Chef Educator. On weekday afternoons, you can find Sumi in the SEEDS kitchen, leading seed-to-table cooking classes with our SEEDlings students.

Sumi is a social justice educator, writer, and herbalist read more

Welcome Trevor!

Welcome Trevor!

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that Trevor Hyde has joined the SEEDS team as our Garden Manager and Educator.

Trevor believes that we can change the world through food and our interaction with nature, and that teaching youth read more

Our Firm Belief in Equity

Our Firm Belief in Equity

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

To the SEEDS Community,

Over the last few weeks, we have watched a system of oppression come to the surface for all to see. It has been a sobering and disheartening time.

At SEEDS we believe in the read more