Media Stories 2018

Saginaw to Kalkaska: Youth Working Outside

The Kalkaska Review,  November 15, 2018

"I got into the SEEDS programs because most of my life I was an inside kind of kid and being outside is a new experience for me."

Looking Forward to the Next School Year 

3 Lakes Association Newsletter,  Fall 2018

"Rapid City SEEDS After School was granted, from SEOP, three water testing dip nets for testing at the Rapid River." 

EBT Processing Changing at Sara Hardy Farmers Market

Traverse City Record Eagle,  August 19, 2018

"There are people that start their shopping by swiping their Bridge Cards at the Seeds House every Wednesday and Saturday at the Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market."

Forest Area Schools Offering Three Meals a Day

9&10 News, August 17, 2018

"The SEEDS program feeds kids dinner. The school believes the nutritious meals do more than fill bellies – but really fuel the minds of their students. 'We need to make sure all our kids are taken care of their baselines, emotionally, physically and if we can do all of that then were able to educate them,' said Forest Area Principal Lisa Magee." Find the link to the news report here.

SEEDS After School Program Expands

The Benzie County Record Patriot,  July 27, 2018

The SEEDS After School program is coming to Benzie Academy and Fife Lake Elementary this fall. The program is funded by a Michigan Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant. 

SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps Ready for Hire

Traverse City Record Eagle, July 3, 2018

“It’s a good job — not stuck behind a desk because that’s boring,” said crew member Chris Stevens. “I get to work in the environment, beautify the environment, give back to it as much as we can because we aren’t here forever. The trees will be here long after we’re gone.”

Educational Corner

DNR/DEQ Retiree Association Newsletter, July 2018

SEEDS has been investing in youth, the environment, and the Northern Michigan region for almost twenty years!

SEEDS Earns High Marks in Recent Drawdown EcoChallenge

The Kalkaska Review, May 17, 2018

Local nonprofits SEEDS and its supporters came together last month as Team EcoSEEDS to participate in the international Drawdown EcoChallenge, taking actions on solutions to climate change. The team placed 30th out of 750 teams worldwide.

Pollinator Project Works to Clear Vacant Lots in Saginaw

NBC 25 News, May 9, 2018

SEEDS partners with the Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy to clear vacant lots in Saginaw and replace with pollinators. Find the news clip here.

Angling for Knowledge

The Kalkaska Review, March 1, 2018

Rapid City Elementary SEEDS After School students learn how to tie fish flies with the Adams Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Improving Their Skills

Manistee News, March 2018

Brethren SEEDS After School students have fun with math at family math night.

Love Our Communities

Traverse Bay Family Lifestyles, Spring 2018

SEEDS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to implement local solutions to global issues at the intersection of ecology, education, and design.

Graham Sustainability Institute

University of Michigan, January 2, 2018

Awards for collaborative sustainability research announced

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