Thursday, Dec 9, 2021
At its regular meeting of the board of directors, held virtually last week, Durham-based SEEDS named five new board members, including two graduate students from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business who will serve the board … read more
Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021
Hiring: We have hired two of our DIG Grads, Betzaly Lila-Galicia, and Brittany Lila-Galicia, as our new SEEDlings and SAPLINGs Educators. They will be working with Summer Camp students, teaching them farming and cooking, and continuing with us … read more
Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021
Longtime SEEDS partner Farm Church organized a group this morning to harvest greens and deliver to Lincoln Community Health Center. Thank you, Farm Church!
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Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021
*Programming will restart in 2022*… read more
Thursday, Jul 9, 2020
In the summertime, we have a ton of fresh, delicious produce ready to eat, and the last thing we want is to heat up the kitchen using our oven. Enter: lettuce wraps! These delicious wraps are packed with … read more
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020
This month, we began slowly expanding the number of high students joining us who are working in small groups with proper protective gear. The DIG Crew convened virtually at the end of May to decide when to begin … read more
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
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020
UPDATE as of March 13, 2020:
UPDATE on COVID-19 and SEEDS Programs / ACTUALIZACIÓN sobre Coronavirus y SEEDS
Following our previous statement earlier this week, SEEDS will be closed next week, with NO PROGRAMS starting on March 16 … read more
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020
UPDATE: The Spring Seedling Sale has been cancelled.
If you are as excited for the start of the spring growing season as we are, please join us at SEEDS on March 21 for our seedling sale!
We love … read more
Monday, Mar 2, 2020
Chef Eli has been building skills in the kitchen with our elementary students all year long, and last week the students had the chance to create a recipe all on their own! Students followed the directions and successfully … read more
Thursday, Feb 6, 2020
At the heart of SEEDS’ programs is our mission to teach youth of all ages how to grow and cook food. This includes our fruit trees, annual vegetables, delicious herbs, and meat and eggs from our chickens.
The … read more
Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020
The board and staff at SEEDS are thrilled to announce the appointment of Cecilia Polanco as SEEDS’ Executive Director.
Originally from El Salvador, she has lived in Durham for the past 27 years, where she attended Durham Public … read more
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020
Apples are a favorite of SEEDS students eaten plain as a snack and for the many ways that they can be easily and deliciously prepared in the kitchen. Chef Eli has been working to try out new ways … read more
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019
There is a wonderful synergy in winter vegetables being used for winter activities in the kitchen, making recipes that will brighten and inspire you on a winter’s day. Pickled radishes are one wonderful way to utilize winter vegetables … read more
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019
Learn how to create fruit trees that grow multiple varieties. Introduce new fruit options to a crowded yard. Grafting is the process of attaching one variety of plant to a different variety of plant (such as a Fuji … read more