Thursday, Jul 2, 2020
Last month SEEDS welcomed two new members to our staff! Aaron Williams is our new SAPLINGs Coordinator, responsible for the growth, development, and management of our middle school program. Felix Pittman is our new SEEDlings Coordinator in charge … read more
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020
This month, we began slowly expanding the number of high students joining us who are working in small groups with proper protective gear. The DIG Crew convened virtually at the end of May to decide when to begin … read more
Friday, Apr 24, 2020
Unprecedented times with the Coronavirus mean unprecedented times for SEEDS and for our programming. Thankfully all of our DIG Crew have the ability to connect online, and we have been regularly holding virtual programming with Crew-members 2 to … read more
Monday, Apr 6, 2020
While our students are not able to join us on the farm, and while our staff is working remotely, we are working hard to develop resources and activities that will be educational for students and beneficial for families! … read more
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020
UPDATE as of March 13, 2020:
UPDATE on COVID-19 and SEEDS Programs / ACTUALIZACIÓN sobre Coronavirus y SEEDS
Following our previous statement earlier this week, SEEDS will be closed next week, with NO PROGRAMS starting on March 16 … read more
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020
UPDATE: The Spring Seedling Sale has been cancelled.
If you are as excited for the start of the spring growing season as we are, please join us at SEEDS on March 21 for our seedling sale!
We love … read more
Monday, Mar 2, 2020
Chef Eli has been building skills in the kitchen with our elementary students all year long, and last week the students had the chance to create a recipe all on their own! Students followed the directions and successfully … read more
Thursday, Feb 6, 2020
At the heart of SEEDS’ programs is our mission to teach youth of all ages how to grow and cook food. This includes our fruit trees, annual vegetables, delicious herbs, and meat and eggs from our chickens.
The … read more
Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020
The board and staff at SEEDS are thrilled to announce the appointment of Cecilia Polanco as SEEDS’ Executive Director.
Originally from El Salvador, she has lived in Durham for the past 27 years, where she attended Durham Public … read more
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020
Apples are a favorite of SEEDS students eaten plain as a snack and for the many ways that they can be easily and deliciously prepared in the kitchen. Chef Eli has been working to try out new ways … read more
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019
There is a wonderful synergy in winter vegetables being used for winter activities in the kitchen, making recipes that will brighten and inspire you on a winter’s day. Pickled radishes are one wonderful way to utilize winter vegetables … read more
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019
Learn how to create fruit trees that grow multiple varieties. Introduce new fruit options to a crowded yard. Grafting is the process of attaching one variety of plant to a different variety of plant (such as a Fuji … read more
Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019
Friends of SEEDS,
Two and a half years ago, I joined SEEDS as its new Executive Director, unsure of what the future would hold but full of hope for all that we as a community could do … read more
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019
Tomatillos or “tomato verde” in Mexico, are bright, juicy. and fresh. In their freshest season in October, these amazing, pectin-filled veggies bring delicious flavor to tacos, enchiladas, rice, or as a salsa! Students at SEEDS recently made their … read more
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
**Update 10/15!** Oregano is 87% funded!! Help us make it to the finish line with 8 days left!
Oregano: The Veggie Card Game is an educational game by our Farm Manager, Trevor Hyde. In line with his TEDx … read more