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Summer Check In!

Summer Check In!

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

Hello! Summer Camp at SEEDS is just about half-way over and as an intern, I thought now would be the perfect time to check in with campers and see what they have been up to! There are some … read more

Summer Camp 2019 Session 1!

Summer Camp 2019 Session 1!

Friday, Jun 28, 2019

I was excited to intern with SEEDS because I had researched local nonprofits in Durham and found their mission to align with the work I see myself doing in the future. After scheduling a meeting/interview with Abby, I read more

What We’re Cookin: BBQ Tofu

What We’re Cookin: BBQ Tofu

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Each day of camp, students are hard at work preparing a healthy and delicious lunch to share! One recent favorite from summer camp was delicious crispy tofu with homemade barbeque sauce! Try this at home for a delicious … read more

Watermelon & Mulberry Salad

Watermelon & Mulberry Salad

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

We all know that school is coming to an end and summer is on the way when the mulberries start to ripen and can be harvested in abundance for many uses in the SEEDS kitchen. This year, we … read more

White Bean Dip with Herbs

White Bean Dip with Herbs

Monday, Apr 29, 2019

If you like hummus, you will love this savory white bean dip! Full of protein and healthy fat, this dip is creamy smooth and the perfect complement to crackers, celery, carrots or any other crunchy vegetable! DIG students … read more

Meet Our New Board Members!

Meet Our New Board Members!

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019

SEEDS is excited to announce the addition of three fantastic new board members to our team! 

Katryna Robinson – Executive Assistant to the University Librarian at Duke University

Katryna and her family moved to Durham three and a half … read more

New Chicks (and Goslings) on the Block

New Chicks (and Goslings) on the Block

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

Chicken Castle is gaining a few new residents! The first week of April, SEEDS gained 6 new chickens, as well as 2 goslings. These birds will grow up together inside before venturing outside to join our other chickens. read more

Kale & Collard Greens Chips

Kale & Collard Greens Chips

Friday, Mar 29, 2019

Easy to pack in a lunch, take on a picnic, or stash at your desk, greens chips are a nutrient-dense, vitamin-packed and tasty alternative to starchy chips and are SO easy to make at home! This month, SEEDlings … read more

Start Your Garden Sale March Edition!

Start Your Garden Sale March Edition!

Monday, Mar 25, 2019

 

Saturday, March 30 10 AM – 12 PM at SEEDS (706 Gilbert Street)

Spring is finally here! Come and work with Farm Manager Trevor to start all of your spring and summer veggies and herbs for $1-3 … read more

3 Ingredient Healthy Breakfast Cookies

3 Ingredient Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

Running to school, headed to work, spending time volunteering – a lot of us have busy mornings and it can be easy to skip breakfast if we don’t have the time or have a healthy meal ready to … read more

Welcome Chef Eli!

Welcome Chef Eli!

Monday, Feb 18, 2019

SEEDS is very excited to welcome Eli McDougald to the team as our new Chef Educator for K-12 programs! Eli comes to SEEDS with 10 years of experience in education and has experience designing and teaching farm-based garden … read more

Start Your Garden Sale!

Start Your Garden Sale!

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019

 

Saturday, February 23 10 AM – 12 PM at SEEDS (706 Gilbert Street)

If the warm February weather has you thinking ahead about all of the plans for your home garden this year, come and join us … read more

Sourdough Pizza

Sourdough Pizza

Monday, Jan 21, 2019

Sourdough is one of the oldest ways of making bread, and there are so many reasons why it’s good for you! Naturally leavened, it contains amazing wild yeast and lactobacillus that make it easier to digest. Sourdough is … read more

Crop Companions! Learning through Educational Board Games

Crop Companions! Learning through Educational Board Games

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

This month at SEEDS, the theme of our lessons is Interdependence. We are exploring this concept socially and interpersonally, but also environmentally. You may or may not know that our Farm Manager, Trevor, frequently uses games to share … read more

Summer Camp 2018: Week 3 Fun!

Summer Camp 2018: Week 3 Fun!

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

The focus of our third fabulous week of summer camp at 706 Gilbert Street was a theme that spread the love: garden gifts! Throughout the week, campers learned all about beads (and how some wooden beads grow in … read more