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Oops we made BUTTER!

On Tuesday in our Cooking Class, our All Stars learned a valuable lesson that mistakes can sometimes lead to even better discoveries. One of the cooking teams was making Banana Pudding and when they whipped the whipping cream, well, they did a very thorough job of whipping it and butter was made! Our knowledgable volunteer […]

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A Parfait Day!

Mondays get a bad rap, but one hasn’t come around for me in a while and I LOVE and miss them! Finally, the weather was mild enough for school to be open so our class at Nellie Stone Johnson got to meet today. We made parfaits to reconnect and learn about measurements with fractions. Check […]

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The Soul Food monologues

The Powderhorn and Hawthorne crews came together to show Divine some love for her performance in Appetite for Change’s Soul Food Monologues! We had a great time hanging out with one another and learning about powerful women who are engaging and making moves in the food world!

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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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