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All Star Cider at Annual SOCC Spaghetti Dinner

On Saturday, Hawthorne Youth Farm cooked for and hosted the annual St. Olaf Community Campus Spaghetti Dinner. We made deliciously veggie loaded pasta sauce from our well-stocked freezers, 2 types of salad, NSJ raspberry brownies and SOCC sweet potato pie. The produce list was extensive: tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic, eggplant, summer squash, winter squash, broccoli, […]

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Special Thanks to El Rio Vista & Neighborhood House at The Wellstone Center

The Wellstone Center would not be what it is without the people that work and volunteer there. Special thanks to Yer Chang (left) who works for both organizations and regularly guest chefs with YF, Shad Klukas (right)- Director of Community Center Operations, Amanda Smith, Carlo, Joe, Amber, Tou, Eric, Abbey, Allie, Shanna, and other’s who […]

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Thank You! Conservation Corps Youth Outdoors

One of the most consistent, hardworking, and fun to work with groups that we see at Youth Farm is the Conservation Corps’ after-school program, Youth Outdoors or Y-O. In their own words, Y-O “connects urban teens to the natural environment through hands-on conservation and neighborhood beautification projects. It empowers young people to become active, engaged […]

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Join Youth Farm at the Farmer’s Market

West Side Youth Farm staff and youth will be selling produce on Saturdays from 8:30am to 12:30pm at the West Side Farmer’s Market. The market is located in St. Paul at the intersection of George Street and Stryker Ave. Each Saturday throughout the growing season local vendors sell produce, baked goods, and market products like […]

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