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Taste of the Farm Raffle tickets only $5

Tickets for the Taste of the Farm event have SOLD OUT, but it’s not too late to get involved in the fun. Whether you were lucky enough to get tickets, or won’t be around this weekend, we have great raffle items available, and you don’t need to be present to win. That’s right, for as little as $5 you can […]

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Youth Farm and MPS Nutrition Services announce AmeriCorps Vista position

Youth Farm and Minneapolis Public Schools Culinary & Nutrition Services are pleased to be co-hosting an AmeriCorps Vista for one year, starting in June 2014.  All are welcome to apply.  To learn more and apply for the position through the AmeriCorps website, visit: The two organizations have complementary missions – Youth Farm’s is to grow youth leaders through hands-on urban […]

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Youth Farm Receives “Homegrown Hero Award” from City of Minneapolis Homegrown Food Council

Youth Farm was honored to be presented with the 2013 Homegrown Hero Award last night at the Homegrown Minneapolis Annual Open House. We are humbled to receive this award with so much great work going on around the city. Huge thanks to the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council, Mayor RT Rybak and Megan O’Hara, all our […]

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We Back Birchwood Cafe. Support Good Real Food

Sometimes in the nonprofit world, it can be easy to overlook the role we have in not just being the recipients of support, but the important role we have in supporting other organizations and businesses, particularly those partners who have been alongside us for many years. Now is one of those times. Birchwood Cafe and […]

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Astonishingly “Adult” Things

There was a very interesting Opinion article in the Star Tribune a couple of Sunday’s ago by Ted Kolderie entitled, “Let’s give adolescents a chance to grow up.” Ted argues, and I am severely paraphrasing here, that we may need to reset the way we think about young people, the expectations we have for them, and broaden our […]

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Youth Farm named “Outstanding Nonprofit for support for at-risk Youth” in MN

Youth Farm is again honored to be named one of the top nonprofits in the state by Philanthropedia. This most recent ranking of nonprofits by 85 local experts highlighted Youth Farm’s continued commitment to high quality youth development work, specifically noted as 1 of the top 2o Educational nonprofits supporting at-risk youth. There are some […]

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