“Agriculture is our Backbone” – by Denise Jamerson
This Black History Month, we were honored to hear from Denise Jamerson of Legacy Taste of the Garden. She generously shared with us answers to our questions about Legacy, her […]
Time for the Second Annual High School Story Challenge!
High School Story Challenge Purpose: To engage and work with energetic high school students who are passionate about sharing/developing skills and talent, to promote food security and promote healthful food […]
Are You Ready to Try the 10% Locally Grown Challenge?
If you’ve been following Urban Seeds for any length of time, you know that our mission to food access, especially local options, takes a multi-faceted approach–and education is a huge […]
Announcing… Our First Annual High School Story Challenge Scholarship Recipient!
We know… we promised to announce our scholarship recipient on February 5th, but we were too excited to wait! We truly wished we could have chosen all six who applied, […]
The Story of Our Story Challenge
2020 was a landmark year for Urban Seeds in many ways. Like the rest of the world, we were pained beyond words to see the effects of COVID-19 and systemic […]
Community Partner Profile – Erika Taylor, YWCA
When you think of home, what do you feel? If you’re very lucky, home is where you feel safe, comfortable, supported. Of course, not everyone has this experience. Among the […]
Community Partner Profile – Nathan Jochum, Aurora
One special aspect of Evansville nonprofits is the opportunities they have to work toward common visions and illuminate each others’ vital roles. Urban Seeds is deeply excited for our upcoming […]
Community Partner Profile – Lori Noble, Lincoln School
When you talk to Lori Noble, the word “tireless” springs to mind. As the Family and Community Outreach Coordinator at Evansville’s Lincoln Elementary School, Lori is the momentum behind the […]
The Three Rs: Relief, Recovery, Restoration
For those of us who are active in the nonprofit world, that familiar phrase is one way to define the phases of outreach, programming, and community impact. The majority of […]
Urban Seeds helps nourish community BY MEGHAN STRATTON / PHOTOS BY ALEX MONTGOMERY EVANSVILLE LIVING The COVID-19 pandemic slowed down many things, but Evansville organization Urban Seeds continued going strong. […]