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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

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