Wednesday, May 31, 2017
In April, SEEDS hosted a chicken processing workshop led by Durham County Cooperative Extension Agent Cheralyn Schmidt-Berry. Our two oldest hens – who lived happily here since they were just days-old chicks – were carefully and humanely harvested. … read more
Thursday, May 18, 2017
We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Mr. Jeffrey T. Howell as SEEDS’ new executive director.
Howell will join SEEDS in June after four years at Southern School of Energy and Sustainability and E.K. Powe Elementary School … read more
Monday, May 8, 2017
Our garden is blooming after heavy rains and lots of sunshine. Spring is in full swing, and summer is well on its way.
We’re excited for the season of growth ahead, and we’re preparing for summer camp. (Spots … read more
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017
Please join us in welcoming Lara Goodrich Ezor as Interim Operations & Volunteer Coordinator!
Lara joins SEEDS from Lighter, a Boston-based nutrition and meal-planning startup, where she was the director of communications and community nourishment. Prior to that, she … read more
Thursday, Feb 2, 2017
Here at SEEDS, we teach youth of all ages how to grow and cook food. We grow fruit trees, annual veggies, harvest honey from bees, fish in our reflecting garden, and eggs and meat from chickens.… read more
Monday, Nov 21, 2016
Continuing on our thread of sharing SEEDS’ newly articulated values with our constituents, the second installment of this series focuses on Equity. We believe that anyone is capable of leading and that communities gain strength as residents step … read more
Friday, Nov 18, 2016
To call this election cycle intense would be an understatement. It has left residual tension and uncertainty that are palpable, even in an environment as serene as the Southside Garden. As we navigate a new political landscape, … read more
Monday, Oct 31, 2016
Autumn is brassica season! Collards, kale, turnips, broccoli, cauliflower, radishes – these are all in the brassica plant family. For those who are trying to cut back on eating simply carbs (such as white rice), this recipe is … read more
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Seven values serve as our foundation at SEEDS. These values inform the content of our programs as well as the ways that we interact with participants, partners, volunteers, donors, and with each other as the staff and board … read more
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
I first held a baby chicken at SEEDS.
Citrix ShareFile in Raleigh first partnered with SEEDS way back in the spring of 2012. Over the past four years, this relationship has blossomed and bloomed (pun intended!).
In the … read more