Annual Membership Meeting and “Resilient Regional Economies” with Judy Wicks

Join us on this fun and educational presentation! Due to the on-going pandemic, the Judy Wicks presentation of “Resilient Regional Economies” has been changed to an online presentation as part of SEEDS Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday September 15th, at 6pm and will be open to the public on SEEDS Facebook page and on our YouTube channel. An early pioneer of the farm-to-table and local economy movements, Wicks is nationally recognized for developing a blueprint for sustainable, local business practices. […]

Tossed Out LIVE: A Food Film and Discussion

Across the country, people are looking at food differently. Ordinarily, B-quality food gets left in the fields to rot. No one will buy it from a store. Normally, food is scraped off of a plate and sent to a landfill. Someone was full. Over the years, food has been transformed from an essential basic need to a disposable commodity. What can be done with would-be wasted food to feed people? Tossed Out: Food Waste in America is a short film […]

Join our Annual Membership Meeting with farm-to-table pioneer, Judy Wicks

Wicks’ work continues to connect urban and rural communities, farmers with entrepreneurs, investors with borrowers, producers with consumers, and engage them in a collaborative effort to build just, resilient, and self-reliant regional economies throughout Pennsylvania.

SEEDS Offers $1000 Scholarship for Best Sustainability Essay

SEEDS of Northeastern Pennsylvania will award a $1,000 Sustainability Scholarship to a college-bound high school senior (Pennsylvania resident) for the best essay addressing the following topic: How can people from rural places, like Wayne or Pike Counties, contribute to a sustainable future both locally and globally? How would one balance the trade-offs between sustainability and economic development? Provide examples where sustainability is working or missing in your county. Please be comprehensive and specific. This scholarship is made to honor the […]

SEEDS Names New Executive Director

SEEDS (Sustainable Energy and Education Development Support) is pleased to announce Olga Trushina as its new Executive Director. SEEDS is a non-profit environmental education organization based in Honesdale, and serving northeastern Pennsylvania, promoting sustainable energy and sustainable living. Trushina, of Hawley, brings more than a decade of professional experience in energy and sustainability disciplines through the lens of accounting, ratemaking, policy, and communications. Most recently, Trushina specialized in energy related consulting and content development for individual companies, highlighting their sustainability […]