Media Stories 2016

Educator's Spotlight: Tara Ward

Grand Traverse Conservation District, January 2016

Tara is the lead education evaluator for SEEDS and advises all educators to "get kids outside."

'Mini Seeds Grants' Help Jump-Start Projects

Record Eagle, June 17, 2016

Food and Farming Network awards $8,000.

AmeriCorps National Direct Grants Awarded

The Corps Network, June 30, 2017

The Corps Network awarded AmeriCorps National Direct Grants to continue opportunity youth service initiative and education awards program.

SEEDS and Brick Wheels Form Partnership

The Ticker, July 21, 2016

SEEDS has partnered with local bike shop Brick Wheels to launch a Youth Conservation Corps Bike Team.

Cooking Demonstrations Debut at Farmers Market

The Ticker, July 27, 2016

Representatives of the Grill Benzie food truck show how to cook with fresh produce from the market. 

Traverse City Non-Profit Helps Young Women Gain Work Experience, Learn Healthy Habits

9&10 News, August 4, 2016

Reliable transportation opens doors to many of life's opportunities, including work.

Empowering Youth to Create Change

Michigan State University, August 4, 2016

A unique Traverse City youth program, "The Quest," uses creative expression to help youth connect to the local food movement and find their choices to change.

Behind the Scenes of the U.P.'s National Parks

Upper Michigan News Source, August 25, 2016

The three national parks in the Upper Peninsula have been working hard in committing more time to making the parks more efficient, safe, and enjoyable for locals, tourists, and staff.

Keweenaw Community Foundation's Youth Advisory Council Awards Grant Money to Youth

The Daily Mining Gazette, November 25, 2016

The SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps received funding to certify young workers supporting "green collar" jobs in Keweenaw County.