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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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