Seed Culture Labs

Seed Culture Labs designs and maintains backyard fruit orchards and ecological habitat gardens for the peri-urban and urban homestead, and creates educational community orchards such as Harbor High School’s Grow Quad, and downtown’s Santa Cruz Community Orchard.

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Volunteers to Break Ground on New Community Orchard in Santa Cruz
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Over the past several years, The Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project (–a nonprofit program known for organizing community fruit harvests to make use of excess backyard fruit–has been working with local ecological design outfit Seed Culture Labs … Read More

#SaveTheJardin! Looking to the Future at the Threatened Beach Flats Community Garden
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This beloved living food resource in the lower-income Beach Flats neighborhood is slated for closure by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk at the end of this summer. Is there room in our neighborhoods for common ground?

Santa Cruz Celebrates the San Lorenzo River with Art Parade
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The Ebb & Flow River Arts Project, an initiative of the Arts Council Santa Cruz County, aims to build our local arts community in the context of further engaging the people of Santa Cruz with the San Lorenzo River. The … Read More

Press Release: Neighbors to Break Ground on Santa Cruz’s First Community Orchard
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The first public orchard in the city of Santa Cruz, Riverside Community Orchard, has been approved at Riverside Gardens Park in the Lower Ocean neighborhood. Fruit trees will be planted on February 8th, 2015 in an atmosphere … Read More