Author Archive | Phil Rooney

Getting Stuffed

We love getting creative with the food we grow, and this week we found a new way to do it. Our friend and intern Peter has been spending Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the Lyndale kitchen, and after poking around Pillsbury Farm one day he suggested we make stuffed grape leaves using our grape vines. Peter […]

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Eat Good Food. Grow Real Strong.

Fatumo and Emma are both in the first summer at Youth Farm and have become fast friends. Here they demonstrate how eating our delicious lunches helps them be strong and healthy. In the first two weeks of program our lunches have been stuffed full with our own veggies, including our own spinach, strawberries, cabbages, carrots, green […]

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Yay First Day!

We had a wonderful first day of Lyndale Youth Farm! So many of our participants are returning from summer and school year Youth Farm, and their excitement for today was unbelievable. Some highlights of the day included harvesting kale and spinach for tomorrow’s lunch, splashing about at the Lyndale Elementary wading pool, making memory jars […]

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Thank You Farm Volunteers

While much of our farm work is done by youth, during the school year we have too much to handle without extra support. There are many individual volunteers who help us farm and water, as well as other groups who will pound out an afternoons work here and there. For so many years our farms […]

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