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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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Where does all that food go?

People often ask what we do with the food we grow. Step onto one of our farms during the summer and you’ll understand that while Youth Farm’s primary focus is on youth and leadership development, we grow a ton of food. While we sell some of the food to local restaurants or at the farmer’s […]

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Hawthorne Neighborhood Gets a Shed!

Almost two weeks ago, Hawthorne neighborhood got a shed. And not just any old shed. On a rainy Tuesday morning, a semi truck hauling a 40′ steel shipping container unloaded almost 5 tons of shed onto the parking lot at St. Olaf Community Campus in North Minneapolis. We’ve been working for some time to acquire […]

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4 All Stars

Here is NSJ Farm All Stars picking CHERRIES. They’re going to become a pie very soon. Also, these pictures are showing what a wonderful job they have done with their SUNFLOWER HOUSE

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