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 […]
Over spring break Youth Farmers, All Stars, Project LEAD, and Farm Stewards from both Lyndale and Powderhorn trekked over to the Downtown Hyatt Regency hotel. We got up with their kitchen crew and met a variety of different chefs who worked with us to develop 4 entrees, specialty salads, simple sides, and delicious deserts using […]
I just love walking into Nellie Stone Johnson Community School, they really do put their students first. Yesterday was the school’s Family Night and the halls were buzzing with excited chatter from youth and their families. The school band performed and it was awesome to see that Youth Farm All Star talent goes beyond the farm […]
Youth Farm and Minneapolis Public Schools Culinary & Nutrition Services are pleased to be co-hosting an AmeriCorps Vista for one year, starting in June 2014. All are welcome to apply. To learn more and apply for the position through the AmeriCorps website, visit: http://bit.ly/YFMPSVista. The two organizations have complementary missions – Youth Farm’s is to grow youth leaders through hands-on urban […]