Author Archive | Phil Rooney

From Macalester to Lyndale

By Allison Vandenberg-Daves I’ve been working with Youth Farm for nearly four months now as an Off-Campus Student Employee with Macalester College where I’m a senior this year.  During that time I’ve been helping out in the gardens, preserving food, and facilitating our Thursday night cooking class with my amazing co worker Shanna, and our […]

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Lost in the Warehouse

Last night Lyndale and Frogtown Project LEAD had the opportunity to tour Coop Partners Warehouse. “What’s interesting about a warehouse tour?” you might ask. Well, our crew got to chew on limequats, taste test local and california carrots, advocate for employment in produce quality control, raid the free distribution stacks of produce, see where we source summer lunch ingredients, […]

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Lyndale Fall Dinner

By Shanna Woods The Thursday youth farm cooking class held their fall 2014 community dinner November 20th at Zion Church to celebrate the end of the season. The youth planned a dinner to feed families, community partners, and friends using fun meal ideas and seasonality. The youth landed on tacos with Cole slaw garnish with […]

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Check Out Seedfolks at Children’s Theatre Company

This year Youth Farm is partnering with the Children’s Theatre Company on their production of Seedfolks. The Children’s Theatre has long been an incredible resource for young people across the metro area, and we are enormously excited to be supporting their work on Seedfolks. The play is a one-woman show based on the novel by […]

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