SEEDS Blog
October 13: Landscape Design Workshop

October 13: Landscape Design Workshop

Friday, Aug 24, 2018

Consider the performance of your home landscape. Would you describe it as a fit, functional work of art that reflects your personality? If not, then SEEDS can help! Join Durham-based artist, landscape designer, and SEEDS board member, Preston … 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

Summer Camp 2018: Week 2 Recap!

Summer Camp 2018: Week 2 Recap!

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

Summer Camp Week 2 has come and gone! We had another fabulous week of campers learning gardening and cooking fundamentals and had an absolute blast. Here’s a recap of some of the exciting things that our campers did … read more

Summer Camp 2018: Ready, Set, Grow!

Summer Camp 2018: Ready, Set, Grow!

Friday, Jun 22, 2018

We are so excited this week to welcome our very first set of campers for SEEDS Summer Camp 2018, just in time for the first official day of summer! This week’s theme is “Ready, Set, Grow!” and our … read more

Pie Social 2018 – What a blast!

Pie Social 2018 – What a blast!

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018

On Sunday, May 27, SEEDS hosted its 9th Annual Pie Social to support educational garden programs for Durham youth this summer. Because of the incredible support of the Durham community and local businesses, this year’s event was a … read more

DIY Healing Salve

DIY Healing Salve

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Summer is here, which means working outside in the garden, yard and exposing our skin to hard work and new irritants. Luckily, the same plants that we work to cultivate in our garden can also provide incredible properties … read more

9th Annual SEEDS Pie Social

9th Annual SEEDS Pie Social

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

We are happy to announce that after a year away, SEEDS will be returning to host its 9th Annual Pie Social on May 27!

This year’s Pie Social will be hosted at Fullsteam Brewery and promises to be … read more

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