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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The Best Garlic Dill Pickles

Pickle lovers! Looking for the perfect pickling recipe? Look no further than Marisa McClellan’s dill pickle recipe… Small Batch Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles (makes 1 half pint) Ingredients: 2 pickling cucumbers 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon pickling salt 1 garlic clove 1/2 teaspoon dill seed 4 black peppercorns 1/8 teaspoon […]

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First Harvest at the Apple Seeds Teaching Farm

Apple Seeds Inc. teaching farm collects first harvest Fayetteville Flyer, Dustin Bartholomew August 20, 2014 Full article EXCERPT The new teaching farm by local education non-profit Apple Seeds Inc. is open on College Avenue, and the first harvest has been collected. Farm manager Cale Nicholson last week led a tour of the new farm, as […]

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NWAonline: Fun with Food

Plant to Plate Sets Seeds in Young Minds NWAonline, Ashley Batchelor July 18, 2014 Full article EXCERPT About 15 to 20 children can participate July 29-31 in the Apple Seeds Plant to Plate Journey, described by Apple Seeds Inc. executive director Mary Thompson as “fun, interactive and inspirational.” The program is a free, three-day camp […]

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The Core Newsletter: May 2014

The CoreApple Seeds NewsletterMay 2014, Summer Edition[Read full newsletter] As the spring season ends, Apple Seeds is opening the door to summer work on the new teaching farm. School gardens have been enjoyed all spring. More than 6,000 students learned the value of healthy eating and teachers gained the knowledge and confidence to start their own gardens. Now, […]

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Healthy Ranch Dressing

Summer is the season for salad and lots of them. Instead of drowning your locally grown greens in bottled Ranch dressing, try a healthier option the whole family will love!Healthy Ranch DressingIngredients- 1 cup greek yogurt- 2 tablespoon dried parsley- 1 teaspoon dried dill- 1 teaspoon garlic powder- 1 teaspoon onion powder- ½ teaspoon dried basil- ½ teaspoon pepperMix together […]

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Walmart Foundation Grant Funds First School Garden Workshop!

WALMART FOUNDATION AWARDS APPLE SEEDS WITH TEACHING GRANT, STRENGTHENING REGIONAL REACH FOR SCHOOL GARDEN TRAINING, RESULTING IN 5 MINI GRANTS FOR AREA SCHOOLS MAY 15, 2014 Walmart Foundation provided Apple Seeds with the funds necessary to launch its first school garden training workshop on April 26, geared toward educators and school volunteers across the region […]

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“Green” Patties

“GREEN” PATTIES Did you know that kale turns sweeter in cold weather? So now is the time to eat your kale! Try this new recipe. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa
 2 cups water
 4 eggs, whisked
 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
 3 spring onions, sliced thin
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
 1 cup steamed […]

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