Archive | July, 2012

Waterslide Fun

Last Friday Frogtown Youth Farm went to visit the Westside Youth Farm at their Cherokee Garden. Together, we grilled out and had a blast on the annual West Side water slide. Pictured: Staff run the waterslide while Frogtown Youth Farmers enjoy themselves. Post by Tyler Ryan.

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Bats, kites, and garden signs, oh my!

Despite rainy mornings and the continued heat, we had a great week in Hawthorne. A bat decided to come hang out (bad pun intended) for lunch, we made kites at Northern Mississippi Regional Park, and the public art focus group finished a new garden sign for NSJ Farm. With only three weeks of Youth Farm […]

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Play With Your Food!

At Youth Farm we encouraging playing with your food, because it probably means you’ll eat it too. In Lyndale today we had our weekly installment of Rotten Idea Theatre which is part of our nutrition curriculum. Our cooks today made veggie lo main and spring rolls with zucchini, cucumbers, and basil from our gardens. The […]

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Fun Friday (the 13th) on the West Side

This past Friday the youth on the West Side had another summer day filled with good food, art, garden time, games, and biking.  Each day the youth who work in the Cherokee School garden bike the 1 mile trip, you can see them circling up preparing to head out.  Please check out the rest of the […]

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Surviving the Heat in Frogtown

The youth in Frogtown have been staying busy despite the record setting summer heat. Bike rides and field trips to local neighborhood sites like the Hmong Market and Amir’s Garden have introduced and connected the youth to local projects and activities. The youth helped to brighten up Amir’s Garden by designing and creating mosaic stepping […]

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