SEEDS Blog
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
DOUGHMAN Feeds SEEDS

DOUGHMAN Feeds SEEDS

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Double-DOUGH-7: Diet Another Day

The 2015 DOUGHMAN (www.doughman.org) race will once again be taking over Durham, N.C., on Saturday, May 23, starting at 8 a.m.  A unique Durham event, this year’s “doughnations” will go to SEEDS. … read more

Come one, Come all to Summer Camp!

Come one, Come all to Summer Camp!

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015

It’s that time of year all parents have been waiting for – summer camp registration!

Sign your kiddo up to spend their summer days outside, growing veggies, learning about chickens and eating what they have grown! Each week … read more