SEEDS blog

Looking for Outdoor Leaders!

Posted by SEEDS EcoCorps on May 02 , 2022 - 11:37 am

Interested in ecology, forestry, sustainability, permaculture, food systems, green construction or renewable energy? Are you passionate about the preserving nature? Ready to leave a lasting legacy of service? We are currently looking to hire Crew Leaders, Assistant Crew Leaders, and entry level adults (as young as 16) for positions in Traverse City, Manistee County, and other parts of Northwestern Michigan.


SEEDS EcoSchool Students Making Maple Syrup!

Posted by SEEDS on Apr 20 , 2022 - 07:56 pm

SEEDS EcoSchool at Forest Area Middle School is getting students outside and learning through a very place-based activity: maple sugaring. Their 30-acre school forest and recently built sugar shack make an incredible hands-on classroom!


Upcycling into Lumber

Posted by SEEDS on Apr 06 , 2022 - 02:33 pm

SEEDS EcoCorps is giving new life to downed trees! Locally-felled oak, maple, and walnut trees will live on as benches, signage, and other wood projects.


SEEDS Gets Kids Outside Year Round!

Posted by SEEDS on Mar 08 , 2022 - 06:32 am

SEEDS is getting hundreds of kids outside this winter! Exploring nature and learning together is an important part of our work, and it is not limited to warm weather days. Whether it's winter sports or science projects (or both!), we're embracing this beautiful Michigan season!


We Love Farmers!

Posted by SEEDS on Feb 15 , 2022 - 08:46 am

Local, healthy food is an integral part of a stronger future, that's why we support it at the source, farmers!


Call for Farmer Residents and Landscaping Apprentices!

Posted by SEEDS on Jan 17 , 2022 - 06:36 pm

Apply to be resident farmers at Historic Barns Park or a certified apprentice


Investing in Young Leaders

Posted by SEEDS on Dec 15 , 2021 - 07:44 pm

The biggest returns come from investments in youth, that's why we work with Northern Michigan students year round! We are sharing our love of nature and practicing teamwork to inspire local youth to be the change they want to see in the world.


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