Place matters. By grounding our work in neighborhoods, young people, their families and neighbors feel greater ownership, accountability, and understanding of the powerful role youth play in a community. Strong intergenerational and intercultural relationships among youth, parents, business owners, churches, schools, community centers, and neighbors, connects youth and adults in each neighborhood, creating a long […]
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“That’s when I started saying, ‘Horton, get yourself together, get ready for the long haul and try to determine how you can live out this thing and make your life useful.” – Myles Horton, The Long Haul — We find ourselves in a world now where the people that are closest to the core of […]
One of the things that does not get recognized enough is the amazing support so many business partners give to us throughout the year, especially those in the restaurant community. We have been honored to work with Barbette and Northern Spark for a number of years and we want to share an awesome free event […]
We are excited to expand our School Partnership work in Minneapolis and St. Paul and are looking for the next member of our team! You can find all the information about the position HERE on our website. Contact Amanda Stoelb with any questions. Cover letter and resume due 1/27/17!
As we end what has been a divisive year politically and socially, we want to reconfirm to our supporters the values and impact of our work. Youth Farm utilizes food as a catalyst for social change, for community engagement, for leadership development – Food is our tool to change the world. We want you to see […]
We were excited to welcome 5 new members this fall to our Board of Directors. This new cohort includes Deb Kierstead, from MCCA, Genevieve Saldibar from Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Valeria La Rosa from Lifetime Foundation, Shanna Woods from Neighborhood House (and former Youth Farmer), and Alex Lange, a teacher and partner at Nellie Stone Johnson […]
For those attending (or those needing just a little motivation to purchase last minute tickets), here is an overview of the Dinner Menu as well as Raffle and Live Auction items available. We will have these at the event too, but thought it might be helpful for some ahead of time. See you Sunday!
Thanks to the generosity of a sponsorship from Juut Salon, we will have a fun addition to our Taste of the Farm Dinner this year – Pedicabs! Because our Lyndale Neighborhood program has 3 farmsites that are a couple blocks away, we thought it would be fun to expedite that process with a couple of […]
Here is one of our best auction items we have coming to you this weekend – a weekends stay at the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Scottsdale Arizona, that includes a $500 Visa Gift Card to use towards travel expenses. Take and weekend to relax and indulge at this beautiful Resort & Spa. Escape to the […]
As we gear up for Taste of the Farm Dinner this Sunday, we continue our highlighting of Live Auction Highlights. For many fall mean Football, and there is always hope early in the season. For you Gophers Football fans out there, this Live Auction item features 4 tickets to the Gophers vs. Purdue game on […]