Walmart Foundation Awards Apple Seeds With Grant Through Its Northwest Arkansas Giving Program

NEWS RELEASE January 20, 2016 For Immediate Release FAYETTEVILLE, AR – The Walmart Foundation provided Apple Seeds, a local education non-profit, with funds to support its school garden educational programs. Through the grant, Apple Seeds will provide garden leaders with the support they need to develop their gardens and inspire their students to grow and […]

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Apple Seeds featured in the NWA Democrat Gazette

Group taking healthy ideas to new home Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Monday, November 9 By Dan Holtmeyer EXCERPT FAYETTEVILLE — A nonprofit group that aims to get schoolkids and their families more interested in healthful food and healthy living will move to a larger home in Gulley Park and significantly expand its programs under a […]

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Walmart Foundation Awards Apple Seeds with Grant, Improving Student Access to Nutrition Education and Fresh Produce

NEWS RELEASE September 21, 2015 For Immediate Release FAYETTEVILLE, AR – The Walmart Foundation provided Apple Seeds, a local education non-profit, with the funds to support its school garden educational programs. Through the grant, Apple Seeds is able to provide students with nutrition education and access to fresh fruits and vegetables through student-led garden markets. […]

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Apple Seeds Featured in CitiScapes

Sowing the Apple Seeds of Love, CitiScapes November 2015 By Case Dighero Photos by Meredith Mashburn EXCERPT The second annual Farm Dinner benefiting the Apple Seeds Teaching Farm in Fayetteville took place last month for a sold out capacity of more than 100 guests celebrating the organization’s many educational, farm and edible virtues. The special al fresco […]

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Champions for Kids Donates $90,000 to SIMPLE Giving Program Winners

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., October 20, 2015 — Champions for Kids collaborated with General Mills, Kraft Heinz, Kettle Brand Chips, Unilever and Walmart to motivate communities to take part in donation drives during their Fill the Cart for Kids promotion. Additionally, Champions for Kids will award a total of $90,000 to six school districts and youth-based organizations […]

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Apple Seeds Welcomes a New Program Manager

Welcome the Newest Member of Team Apple Seeds! Apple Seeds Program Manager, Destiny Schlinker Destiny brings a wealth of experience in school garden education to Apple Seeds–having just completed two years as a FoodCorps service member at Harp Elementary in Springdale. We’re so excited that she has joined Apple Seeds. Here’s a glimpse into what makes her tick. Earliest […]

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Apple Seeds Featured in Edible Ozarkansas

Apple Seeds – planting a bright future one student at a time Edible Ozarkansas, Monica Johnson Spring 2015 Full article EXCERPT Just a few generations ago, Arkansans led lives that encouraged good health. It was common for families to have a garden, and physical activity, whether for work or play, was prevalent. Nowadays, it is […]

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Spinach Hummus

Dip into March with this easy and tasty St. Patrick’s Day inspired hummus. Ingredients: 2 cups soaked or 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 2 cloves garlic, peeled 3 cups baby spinach leaves Juice of 1 small lemon 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste Put all ingredients […]

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Beet-Berry Smoothie

Just in time for the holidays, a breakfast or snack fit for the most festive of families Preparation: To roast beets, cut off the stems and bottoms and then cut in half lengthwise. Rub the skin with olive oil and bake at 325 degrees for 40 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork. Let […]

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