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Nurturing Food Security; Fostering Food Sovereignty

Nurturing Food Security; Fostering Food Sovereignty

In the world of food systems, two connected yet separate concepts play crucial roles in shaping our relationship with food - food security and food sovereignty. While both aim to ensure access to nutritious food, they differ in their focus and principles....

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Cultivating a Healthier Future: Our SEED Skills Gardens

Cultivating a Healthier Future: Our SEED Skills Gardens

In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to overlook the importance of a balanced diet and access to fresh, nutrient-dense foods. Unfortunately, many communities face significant challenges when it comes to accessing these essential resources. Our SEED Skills gardens,...

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The Incredible Power of Composting

The Incredible Power of Composting

With climate change becoming an increasingly more urgent issue, it's crucial for us to adopt sustainable practices that can make a real difference. One practice that packs a punch is composting. It's simple, effective, and has a range of environmental benefits. In...

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Changing climate, growing solutions.

Changing climate, growing solutions.

Climate change is often thought of as a problem of the future. However, scientists agree it is already affecting our daily lives. Species decline, extreme weather events, and challenges to the resiliency of our current food supply are just a few of the impacts of a...

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Past to Present: A History of our Youth Programs

Past to Present: A History of our Youth Programs

It was 2005 - the year that YouTube was created, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, and Guitar Hero hit shelves for the first time. 2005 was also the year that Clemens Pietzner (founder) and Mark Birdsall (former Director of Youth Programs 2004-2016) had a phone call...

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R/Evolutionary Youth Programs: the SEED Leadership Track

R/Evolutionary Youth Programs: the SEED Leadership Track

Something special is happening at Trellis for Tomorrow. Beyond the many gardens, hundreds of volunteers, tens of thousands of pounds of organic produce, and the countless meals positively impacted by nutrient-dense foods distributed throughout the region, something...

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When to Start your Seeds for a Thriving Garden

When to Start your Seeds for a Thriving Garden

By February, gardeners are itching to get their hands back in the soil. Our muscles are well-rested after some hibernation, the days are beginning to lengthen, and a few warm days here and there tease that spring is around the corner. I’ll be honest; we’ve had such a...

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Resolutions to Better Care for Our World

Resolutions to Better Care for Our World

It’s January! – that sometimes frosty, sort of quiet, mostly post-holiday time when the promise of new achievements in a new year (and perhaps some festive indigestion and the awkward embrace of too-snug clothing) inspires many of us to make resolutions for...

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20 Years in the Making: Trellis for Tomorrow turns 20!

20 Years in the Making: Trellis for Tomorrow turns 20!

Introduction by Clemens Pietzner, founder of Triskeles Foundation (later Trellis for Tomorrow) “As the founder of Triskeles Foundation, I was inspired to help build an organization that was about bridge building between ages, mindsets, backgrounds, and a broad range...

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Dignified Exchange at Trellis for Tomorrow

Dignified Exchange at Trellis for Tomorrow

"Mutual aid means that every participant is both giver and recipient in acts of care that bind them together.” - Rebecca Solnit Now that the bustling days of spring and summer plantings have come to a close, the calmer days have given us an opportunity at Trellis for...

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Gardeners: Get Ready for Spring!

Gardeners: Get Ready for Spring!

This is an exciting time of year for many gardeners; spring is in the air, the ephemeral plants like daffodils, snowdrops, crocuses are all starting to bloom. Trellis is ready to jump into another exciting season of growing with you, but first there are a couple steps...

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Three Cheers to Ray!

Three Cheers to Ray!

As 2021 draws to a close, we would like to take a moment to appropriately appreciate and honor our dear friend, leader, and supporter, Raymond Schneider. Since 2009, Ray served as the president of the Trellis for Tomorrow Board of Directors, effectively stewarding the...

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