What a year!School buses unloaded students for the first time at the new Teaching Farm at Gulley Park. The Teaching Kitchen is now filled with the sounds of young students cooking. We shared nearly 5,000 pounds of produce with students. And we logged more than 3,000 volunteer hours.We hope you enjoy a look back on a fulfilling […]
The Kids’ Table Apple Seeds Summer Cooking Camp Join us for The Kids’ Table, a week of half day summer camps at the Apple Seeds Teaching Farm. Campers will spend the week at the Teaching Farm gardening, harvesting fresh ingredients from our gardens, and making a garden fresh lunch inside our Teaching Kitchen. A healthy […]
Black Bean Burger Ingredients: 1 (15 ounce) can black beans ½ cup of quick oats, oat flour, or other whole grain flour 1 medium carrot 2 radishes ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon cumin ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ½ tsp olive oil Toppings: Whole wheat buns Lettuce Tomato Ketchup […]
Ozarks at Large October 26, 2017 Apple Seeds Opens New Teaching Kitchen Apple Seeds began 12 years ago as a program initiated by Ozark Natural Foods. The program has grown into a nonprofit organization that now provides school garden education to thousands of Northwest Arkansas students. In 2014, the group broke ground on a teaching farm […]
Univision Arkansas September 29, 2017 Apple Seeds Cooks in the Schools Arkansas Univision visits a local school participating in Apple Seeds’ Cooking in the School program. The program, supported by The Walmart Foundation and The Clorox Company Foundation, raises awareness in the next generation about how to cook and eat healthy. Una organización local está creando conciencia […]
Apple Seeds Improves Student Access to Nutrition Education and Fresh Produce by Cooking in the Schools
MEDIA ALERT September 25, 2017 For Immediate Release FAYETTEVILLE, AR – Apple Seeds, a local education non-profit, is partnering with NWA schools to host Cooking In the Schools, a series of cooking classes hosted in local schools. These cooking classes are designed to build familiarity with vegetables and encourage fun in the kitchen. Some of […]
Channel 5NewsApril 3, 2017Apple Seeds Teaches Kids to Grow Co-Directors Mary Thompson and Kyra Ramsey recently sat down with Channel 5News Anchor Brian Shawver to share Apple Seeds work in the community. Watch it!
It’s clear that 2016 was a transformational year. A year of tremendous growth, community support and new opportunity. We hope you enjoy a look back on a very fulfilling year! Our 2016 Annual Report is a fun read!
Pumpkin Kale Pasta (this recipe is vegan) Ingredients for Pasta: 12 oz whole wheat pasta 10 kale leaves 2 tbsp. extra virgin oil 16 sage leaves, chopped 3 tsp. fresh thyme leaves or ½ tsp dried thyme 4 cloves of garlic, minced 3 tbsp. tomato paste 1 ½ cup pumpkin puree or sweet potato puree […]
Kale Apple Salad Salad Ingredients: Kale (about 10 leaves) 1 sweet apple ¼ cup shredded parmesan ¼ cup of raisins Dressing Ingredients: 1 garlic clove, minced ½ teaspoon salt few cracks of pepper 4-6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons honey 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard ½ cup extra virgin olive oil Directions: Remove kale stems with […]