Archive | October, 2011

Powderhorn Youth Farm celebrates Food Day!

While everyday at Youth Farm is a “food day,” Monday also happened to be Food Day everywhere! Food Day, sponsored by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, ”Seeks to bring together Americans from all walks of life…to push for healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way.” The Powderhorn Youth Farm spent their […]

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Mayor Coleman Visits Youth Farm in Frogtown

On Thursday, October 20, Mayor Coleman of St Paul visited Youth Farm in Frogtown.  Mayor Coleman rode the Frogtown circulator to the farm with neighborhood youth from the Boys and Girls Club and the Hallie Q Brown Center as part of the Sprocket’s out-of-school time network Lights on After School event.  Mayor Coleman played a […]

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Lyndale LEAD Kick Off School Year Internship

This last Monday the Lyndale LEAD kicked off their school year internship. Over the school year our LEAD will meet together over twenty times to do lots of planning and skill development. The Lyndale LEAD staff plan farms and food distribution, community events, and programming. Over the year the LEAD develop leadership, organizing, and youth work […]

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First Harvest in Frogtown

Last Friday, Youth Farm celebrated its first harvest from its newest farm in Frogtown.  High school students from Twin Cities Academy harvested eight and a half pounds of lettuce, arugula, and mustard greens.  The harvest was distributed to neighbors around the farm and community partners.  The growing season is still going strong in Frogtown; the […]

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