Monday, Apr 6, 2020
While our students are not able to join us on the farm, and while our staff is working remotely, we are working hard to develop resources and activities that will be educational for students and beneficial for families! … read more
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
What better way to say goodbye to Session 2 of summer camp than a blog post? Session 2 was the longest session, lasting 3 weeks and yet it had the smallest group of campers! This longer time frame … read more
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
Each day of camp, students are hard at work preparing a healthy and delicious lunch to share! One recent favorite from summer camp was delicious crispy tofu with homemade barbeque sauce! Try this at home for a delicious … read more
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
SEEDS is excited to announce the addition of three fantastic new board members to our team!
Katryna Robinson – Executive Assistant to the University Librarian at Duke University
Katryna and her family moved to Durham three and a half … 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
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
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
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
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
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
Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
Mark your calendars for April 16 from 10 am – 1 pm for this opportunity to get all your needed spring essentials.
SEEDS’ spring plant … read more
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
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
Thursday, Dec 17, 2015
SEEDS Garden Manager Hilary Nichols and community engaged permaculture design consultant Abbey Piner collaborated for over a year to get the new garden design formed at SEEDS in 2013. They aimed to create a new garden design that … read more