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!
Ozarks at LargeSeptember 28, 2016Teaching Farm Eyes Expansion By next spring, the Apple Seeds Teaching Farm will be located on two acres of land at Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Local residents can tour the site Saturday during the third annual Evening at the Farm dinner. The fundraiser will feature cocktails and a five-course meal prepared by local […]
What a year 2015 was! A year of growth. A year of many firsts. And a year filled with supporters who made it all possible. Enjoy Apple Seeds’ 2015 Annual Report. It’s a happy read.
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 […]
40/29’s School Garden Spotlight for January is live. This month it’s all about Root Elementary School in Fayetteville.Read more.40/29, Nature’s Path and Apple Seeds are proud to recognize Root Elementary.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]