By Shanna Woods Over the weekend the Farm Stewards Asiya, Alice, Jordan, and Shanna led a information and activity table for Youth Farm at Loring Park. We made salsa for taste testing to allow attendees to experience the program from the youth and communities across five neighborhoods of sustainable, natural, youth led food creation and awesome […]
Youth Farm is excited to be a partner in the Chipotle Cultivate Festival this Saturday at Loring Park in Minneapolis. In addition to the great food and music that will be there, come visit our Youth Farm booth, learn about what we have been up to this summer and taste some of our awesome salsa […]
Master Gardeners and the Urban Farm and Garden Alliance in Frogtown hosted a “Pollinator Workshop” for Youth Farmers. We learned about bugs, seed bombs, and plum trees. Big thanks to the Urban Farm and Garden Alliance!
Why not? Last week we sold some of our beets and basil to Izzy’s Ice Cream Cafe. Our All Stars harvested the 48 pounds of beets needed for their Berry Beet ice cream and we all harvested the 2 pounds of basil needed for their Basil ice cream. Of course that meant we had to […]
Columnist Neal St. Anthony of the Star Tribune shared an article today highlighting Youth Farm’s contributions to MLB’s All-Star Game last week, Full Story Here. Youth Farm and Urban Roots sold our youth created locally sourced “Roots for the Home Team” salads last week at the Futures Game, Home Run Derby, and Tuesday’s All-Star Game. […]
We have really celebrated All Stars this week both at the baseball game and here in Hawthorne. On Tuesday our LEAD sold out of West Side’s Tic Tac Taco salad at the All Star Game! It was a hit and we all had a blast taking in the festivities and bustle of the day. Thanks […]
Last week, Youth Farmers in Frogtown had an awesome field trip to a baseball game at Target Field. Thanks to the Minnesota Twins, Sprockets, and Metro Transit for making it possible!
Spring at Youth Farm in Frogtown is a busy time. We’re wrapping up after-school programs, preparing for summer, planting the farms, and of course, fixing bikes. Thanks for our friends at Cycles for Change, Youth Farm’s bikes in Frogtown are tuned-up and ready to go for the summer program!
Youth Farm has been fortunate to work with wonderful volunteers from St Catherine University this school year. Today, students from St Kate’s made cupcakes with Youth Farmers in Frogtown. Thank you, 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 […]