Hawthorne Neighborhood program director, JP Mason will be riding 63 miles to and from an organic farm in Wisconsin with his wife and six Youth Farm Project LEAD (as well as a lot of other cool people supporting Cycles for Change). Project LEAD from Lyndale and Hawthorne neighborhoods will be joining us on the ride, more »
Archive | August, 2012
Lyndale Youth Farm is building their very first high tunnel! We are extremely excited about the advanced food production and programming opportunities the structure will create! WE NEED SOME MORE VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH THIS PROJECT THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. We need a bit more help and hands for preparing the land and building the more »
By Shanna Woods, Farm Steward Since the age of eight I have been with Youth Farm. My evolution of involvement began as a youth farmer, to a Youth Farm Allstar, and then transitioned into a LEAD staff, and now a Farm Steward. Between the path of being a LEAD staff and Farm Steward I had more »
Intermedia Arts’ Our Turn youth program visited the Lyndale crew back in April for a garden tour and to learn about our work. There wasn’t much in the garden yet, but here are Jesus, Niani, and Nazeem talking about what they do at YFMP and how it connects to food justice. Growing, Growing, Gone! Youth more »
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To everyone who helped make our first summer in Frogtown a huge success, THANK YOU! Check out programming details for upcoming fall events and mark your calendars for YFMP’s summer 2013 program.
Powderhorn Youth Farmers spent time this morning, on their last day of summer programming, acknowledging each other for acts of stewardship. Join us for neighborhood Harvest Festivals starting tonight to see stewardship banners on display and eat an amazing FREE feast cooked by the Youth Farmers and summer chefs!
This is one of the most exciting times of year at YFMP. Our summer programs have been amazing and are heading towards their conclusion. One of the great culminating events at YFMP is our neighborhood Harvest Festival. If you have never been to one, this is the place to get a true sense of what more »
As we approach the last week of YFMP’s summer program, momentum is still rolling strong in Frogtown. Youth are busy preparing for Frogtown’s first Harvest Fest (Saturday, August 11th from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm at 501 LaFond, see you there!) with preparations for a delicious meal and presentations and farm tours by the youth. Youth more »
West Side Youth Farmers got up early today to set up their stand at the farmers market. This is a brand new market located at the corner of George and Stryker in the “Icy Cup” parking lot. This week we have fresh collards, kale, yellow squash, and cucumbers. Other vendors are offering baked goods, tomatoes, more »