Seed to Supper

Seed to Supper Participants

What is the Seed to Supper Program?

A Beginner's Guide to Low Cost Vegetable Gardening

Seed to Supper is a comprehensive beginning vegetable gardening curriculum designed for adults gardening on a budget. The program has been adopted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of New York State as a shared program of Oregon Food Bank's Learning Gardens. Partners across New York, including CCE Master Gardener Volunteer Programs, are working to train volunteer Garden Educators who will then teach the Seed To Supper curriculum to interested community members. The courses highlight practical, low-cost techniques for building, planning, planting, maintaining, and celebrating the harvest of a successful vegetable garden.

The Seed to Supper project in New York State is partnering with New York Food Banks and Extension offices to support more food secure communities; increasing access to garden produce to provide healthier food choices.

The Seed to Supper curriculum focuses on low budget strategies and provides a springboard for making connections among community program partners (Host Agencies) and between Program Participants. The beginning gardening course gives novice gardeners the tools they need to connect with others in community, grow in confidence and successfully grow a portion of their own food on a limited budget.

Interested in Participating in Seed to Supper classes?

What will you learn in class?
This year choose from two locations to attend all 6 classes!
  • Morning sessions 10am-12:30pm at CCE Madison; Morrisville, NY
  • Afternoon sessions 5pm-6:30pm at Canastota Public Library in Canastota, NY
  • Sessions at each location in chronological order
    • April 5th: Planning Your Garden
    • April 12th: Getting Started with Healthy Soil
    • April 19th: Planting Your Garden
    • April 26th: Caring for Your Growing Garden (part 1)
    • May 3rd: Caring for Your Growing Garden (part 2)
    • May 10th: Harvesting and Using Your Bounty

Last updated February 7, 2023