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
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
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018
SEEDS will return to the Durham Farmers Market on April 7, 2018! After a season away, we’re thrilled to be back at the market (which SEEDS helped to found back in 1998!).
The Durham Farmers Market is located … read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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