Urban Seed Foundation

Urban Seed Foundation is committed to ending food deserts and creating healthy food access in at-risk communities.

2ND ANNUAL 8 GALA ELEV8 FOOD + ELIMIN8 HUNGER

Gala Information...

 

On June 30, 2018 from 7 PM - 10 PM Nove Italiano at the newly remodeled Palms Casino Resort will be home to a culinary fête benefiting Urban Seed Foundation.


An army of local and national celebrity Chef's will partner to create a unique and purposeful menu, featuring locally grown produce from our smart farming partners, and from our community student-run gardens! Urban Seed Foundation's 8 GALA is our annual fundraising event to celebrate growth, community contribution and our partnerships in Las Vegas. We are committed to expanding the USF program offerings, and to the continued development of additional community gardens.


In the past year we have created food access points, nutrition education, cooking demonstrations, healthy community events, 5K2Farm Races and, most importantly, the empowerment of thousands of at-risk people in need. Our vision is to educate as many people as possible on how food is grown and why it is important to make healthy food-secure decisions. Our food access points and food distribution program have been consistently delivering hundreds of pounds of healthy fresh locally grown produce to thousands of people every month for the past year. There are still so many more who we can reach, through your partnerships, your support, your generosity, your donations and your continued participation.


Our reach touches school children, K-12, homeless youth, rehabilitating veterans, and other community members facing food insecurity. We advocate for legislation and passionately lecture throughout the state to share information, educate and engage, causing real community action. The joy we experience when working in the community is priceless. Being of service to the people of Las Vegas, those who are often overlooked and in-need, are at the heart of our mission.


Please join us in celebration of our collective accomplishments, and in our critical mission to raise funds so that we may continue and expand this vital work. Urban Seed Foundation is currently a 100% volunteer run organization. Your donations, support and engagement are what makes our work possible.



Tickets and Sponsorships

Tickets are  $275 per person or $2500 for a table of 10.  Sponsorships are available, and encouraged! 


100% of the proceeds benefit Urban Seed Foundation programs and garden builds.  USF is a 100% volunteer led organization. 


Thank you to our event sponsors and our annual sponsors who make it all possible!


CULINARY LINE-UP

Josh Smith, Bardot Brasserie 

Justin Hall, Kitchen At Atomic 

Rick Giffen, Stratosphere Top of the World

Michelle Matson and Clement Muney, CMJJ Gourmet

Shaun King, Momofuku

Mary Sue Milliken and Mike Minor, Border Grill

Emily Brubaker, Urban Seed Inc

Barry Dakake, Scotch 80's Prime 

Geno Bernardo, Summit Club 


SEEDS OF CHANGE SPONSORS

The Engler Institute of Music, The Engler Family

Urban Seed Inc. 

The Palms Casino Resort

ChoiceCenter Leadership University

West Coast Event Productions

Lumen & Forge


GARDENS OF GROWTH SPONSORS

Special Event Management, LLC.

Davis Law Group Las Vegas

Identity Brand

FEATURED EVENTS

NPHY Garden Box Painting! | 6.6.18

Urban Seed Foundation, in partnership with Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, supported by Garden farms Foundation, ARE GROWING TOGETHER!  Please join us on Wedensday June 6th from 1 PM - 4 PM to paint garden boxes and the patio walls! Please contact Annmarie at abfeiler@urbanseedfoundation.org to register as a volunteer for this fun afternoon. 


New fruit trees, garden boxes and a Meditation Herb Garden Patio are about to spring up at the NPHY location.  For volunteer opportunities, please contact us. 

 

NPHY is the most comprehensive service provider for the thousands of homeless youth in Southern Nevada, serving hundreds of youth through our core programs and touching the lives of thousands more through outreach each year.


NPHY’s programs stabilize homeless teens’ lives, meeting their immediate needs and providing a safe, supportive environment and a path to self-sufficiency.


Through our work with homeless youth, NPHY and USF are empowering  productive, healthy young adults who are a positive contribution to society.


IF YOU ARE A TEEN IN CRISIS AND NEED SUPPORT NOW: http://www.nphy.org/teen-in-crisis/

2nd Annual 8 GALA Elev8Food+Elimin8Hate | 6.30.18

2nd Annual 8 GALA was just announced! June 30, 2018 at the newly remodeled Palms Casino Resort at Nove Italiano. Chef Line-Up to be announced soon, you won't want to miss this! 


The 8 GALA is a critical element in the annual fundraising efforts of Urban Seed Foundation . Join us in our community-wide mission to ELEV8 FOOD + ELIMIN8 HUNGER one delicious evening at a time! Your support and presence are what makes our work possible. 


The event will feature a collaboration of Las Vegas' brightest culinary line-up, mixology to swoon at, and an auction with surprises that can only be offered at 8 GALA! Please contact Annmarie Feiler 702-234-8122 for sponsorship opportunities.


Tickets are $275 per person, and tables are available.

Governor's Council on Food Security Meeting | 7.18.18

Executive Director Annmarie Feiler sits on the Governor's Council on Food Security. She attends this meeting 6 times annyally representing the mission and goals of Urban Seed Foundation. There is an opportunity for public comment at this meeting, if anyone from the community is interested to participate. 


Governor Brian Sandoval issued an Executive Order on February 12, 2014 establishing the Governor's Council on Food Security within the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Food Security. The Council was created to implement the goals of Food Security in Nevada: Nevada's Plan for Action and effectively improve the quality of life and health of Nevadans by increasing food security throughout the State.   

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Food Access + Nutrition Education are our PRIORITIES!

 

Urban Seed Foundation is a nonprofit organization  commited to providing access to fresh local produce and nutrition education to local at-risk communities. Our focus is on serving and educating our most critical community sectors including pre-natal single moms, pre-k-12th grade students living in food desert areas, homeless teens and homeless veterans.


We collaborate with like-minded community partners to fund local food access and nurtition education programs with an emphasis on practical food decision making skills, food preparation skills, and food growing skills. Our programs include funding school gardens in Las Vegas, student run farmer's markets, STEAM curriculum in public and charter schools, and hands-on learning in other community hubs where at-risk citizens congregate.


Your generosity empowers us to look beyond the challenges of food insecurity and inspires our full effort into creating healthy solutions for the many in need Nevadans we serve together. We are deeply humbled and privileged to be a source of food access and nutrition education in Las Vegas -- the community that is in the center of our mission. 


Our current and future success of providing our at-risk community members with access to healthy locally grown produce is only possible by the continued generosity of our donors. In the coming year, Urban Seed Foundation plans to impact an additional 5000 K-12 students, and 1500 US Veterans and homeless youth. We will also provide cooking lessons and kitchen equipment for over 100 single mothers this year! 


We will keep you updated on the exciting progress.  Please support Urban Seed Foundation in Las Vegas today! Every dollar counts. Please donate generously.


Contact 

Annmarie Feiler | Executive Director

abfeiler@urbanseedfoundation.org

702-234-8122 


2018 EDUCATION PROJECTS AND SCHOOL GARDENS!

Nonprofit

 Urban Seed Foundation is a component fund of Nevada Community Foundation (EIN 88-0241420), a recognized public charity under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  The Nevada Community Foundation web site is http://www.nevadacf.org/.  

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Rachel Wenman | Urban Seed Foundation Co-Chair

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Urban Seed Foundation

4770 Wynn Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89103, United States

(702) 850-8575

Hours

Monday - Friday: 10 AM - 4 PM

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

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Urban Seed Foundation is a component fund of Nevada Community Foundation (EIN 88-0241420), a recognized  public charity under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

410 S Rampart Blvd #390, Las Vegas, NV 89145 | Contact Jane Ramos | 702-893-2326 | www.nevadacf.org