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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

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

Conversations with Co-Founder Brenda Brodie

Conversations with Co-Founder Brenda Brodie

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

My conversations with SEEDS’ Co-Founder Brenda Brodie often begin in the garden, where I usually find her planting seeds and removing weeds. I wait for a few seconds until she finishes pulling up dandelions, chickweed and other plants … read more

Lemonade Meet & Greet

Lemonade Meet & Greet

Monday, Mar 27, 2017

Our Interim Executive Director, Sarah Shapard, would like to invite you to have a glass of lemonade and a conversation about SEEDS’ kitchen and garden. You’ll also have an opportunity to get acquainted with SEEDS’ program staff. Let … read more

Meet Tasha

Meet Tasha

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

The SEEDS’ DIG program was a launching pad that allowed Tasha McMillan’s leadership potential to grow, and to flourish!

Tasha started with the SEEDS program when she was only 14 years old and in high school.  Though her … read more

Speed Weeding? Speed weeding!

Speed Weeding? Speed weeding!

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016

SEEDS’ first annual Speed Weeding volunteer event held Wednesday, Feb 10th was a success! Six souls braved the 35F weather to rotate weeding areas while making new conversation and friends every 20 minutes. We had a range of … read more

Meet Emanuel Kearney

Meet Emanuel Kearney

Monday, Jan 25, 2016

Emanuel choose SEEDS as a volunteer site because he found it accessible; he simply walked up to the door and they give him ways and times to volunteer. 

Emanuel has only been a volunteer at SEEDS for about … read more

I look forward to 3:15 pm every day.

I look forward to 3:15 pm every day.

Monday, Dec 7, 2015

My favorite part of the day is around 3:15 when the After School-ers dart from their bus, gallivanting through the gardens and come into SEEDS, all smiles, excitement and “Hi Mr. Thad!” I learn from them every day … read more

Be a Kid This Summer (Yup, Free Time Travel)

Be a Kid This Summer (Yup, Free Time Travel)

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Do you like working with children in the outdoors?  Are you interested in learning more about how to teach kids about nature, gardening, and healthy eating?  We need your help!

 
The Children’s Program is seeking Volunteer Camp Counselorsread more
Garlic and Herb Garden Vinaigrette

Garlic and Herb Garden Vinaigrette

Monday, May 11, 2015


Ingredients:
1 clove garlic
about 4 tbs. of chopped fresh herbs of your choice (rosemary, tarragon, parsley, green onion, etc.)
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard (optional, acts as a binding agent to help oil … read more