Archive | July, 2011

Growing Up Youth Farm by Nora Knutson

When I was nine years old I spent my first summer at Lyndale Youth Farm.  Now, ten years later, I have returned as an adult staff member.  Though I am still really young, I almost feel like an old timer at Youth Farm.  It’s a good feeling, though; it’s a comfortable feeling. My family had […]

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Rotten Idea Theatre

Each Friday right before lunch a small group of LEAD staff perform a very special skit. The theme changes every week, but the basic idea stays the same: eating veggies is healthy for you and you can have fun while you do it! Rotten Idea Theatre was first developed a few years ago by Youth […]

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Rolling in the Dirt

It was wet today! Lyndale ran program despite having to be inside for at least 2 extra hours today, hiding out while a wicked storm passed outside. There’s nothing like being cooped up for a couple hours to get those creative juices moving! Our CHT Farm spent their hour together coming up with some very […]

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A Day in the Life

This week one of Lyndale’s LEAD staff brought her camera along with her. This gallery captures some of the highlights of a day at Youth Farm, including harvesting for Buying Club, turning compost, and body painting in Adventure Club.  

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