9&10 News, October 14, 2013
The shutdown is having an impact on some young people in Northern Michigan. AmeriCorps VISTA members work for non-profits for a year, all while living on a stipend that covers just their necessities. As the shutdown lingers on, they say they are only receiving some of their pay.
Traverse City Record Eagle, July 11, 2013
The SEEDS School of Rock campers prepared for the concert this week at Twin Lakes Park with the help of musicians from Earthwork Music Collective. Campers’ work will be on display during the concert at the City Opera House, where they will play a collection of songs they wrote along with several tunes selected by Bob Russell, to whom the show is dedicated.
Manistee News Advocate, June 12, 2013
The summer program at Kaleva Norman Dickson combined with the program at CASMAN Academy. "The whole idea of the program is to give kids exposure to things they normally wouldn't get the chance to take part in," said SEEDS coordinator Ben Parsons.
Traverse City Record Eagle, May 23, 2013
SEEDS students play their guitars as Graham Parsons, with Earthwork Music, teaches them how to play a song by musician Pat Carroll. The songs were played at a listening party for Pat Carroll's new album, "Glow in the Dark."
Michigan Nightlight, May 21, 2013
"I dream of the day when it is true that every child finds that learning how to eat - from the garden to the table - is as natural as playing a video game, when playing outside is as instinctive as turning on a TV, and when adults pay less attention to test scores and more attention to emotional health."
Manistee News Advocate, May 18, 2013
Several Manistee-area organizations believe that the fresher the food, the healthier and tasty it is. That's what's behind the Manistee County Live Well Program's 100 garden campaign and also the push to promote and expand area farmers markets.
Traverse City Record Eagle, April 27, 2013
Carter Schmidt and his family received one of the Youth Ambassador Awards from the Great Lakes Bioneers of Traverse City, which presented three awards during the 2013 NMEAC Environmentalist of the Year awards.
Second Wave, April 23, 2013
Young people can learn to cook and sculpt through SEEDS After School programs; play music, practice yoga, or hone skills in martial arts or dance.
Manistee News Advocate, April 22, 2013
Monday's warm spring-like weather provided a perfect setting for area students and environmentally-conscious adults to celebrate the 43rd Annual Earth Day.
Benzie County Record Patriot, April 16, 2013
SEEDS students from Frankfort and Benzie Central High Schools have been hard at work building an underwater remote vehicle (ROV), and designing the craft to compete with others from around northern Michigan.
My North, April 4, 2013
Northern Michigan Events: The Benzie County Water Festival is a unique event designed to engage the public in the stewardship of the Great Lakes, the response to the global freshwater crisis, and the cultivation of a vibrant and sustainable local culture. This year's theme is: "Under the Surface."
Traverse City Record Eagle, March 15, 2013
Teens diced onions, fried turkey bacon and learned how to prepare nutrition-minded meals during a Cooking Matters class at Traverse City High School. The course is a collaboration between multiple community groups, including SEEDS, Traverse City Area Public Schools and the Michigan State University Extension Office.
Manistee News Advocate, February 21, 2013
The purpose of the expo and the LiveWell Manistee County Campaign is to get people healthier and "make them more aware of the options they have to by physically active and eat healthier."
Michigan Land Use Institute, January 31, 2013
"You’d never know it driving by, but tucked into a nondescript warehouse district just south of town is an office and production space so airy and dazzling that it would turn heads in the hippest urban enclaves.