Maimouna, “Theo is always patient with everyone. He’s respectful, genuine, and very appreciative. He’s just a super laid back guy and there is never an issue with him.” Amm-Ra, “Theo always has a positive attitude even in stressful situations.” Ellesha, “He treats everyone equally no matter who they are. Also, he is good at […]
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We’re cooking up in the Zion Kitchen for Lyndale’s Harvest Fest TONIGHT! These guys are pulling apart roast chicken to go in enchiladas. Our kitchen assistant Jesse has been using his home recipe to make up a green sauce with Youth Farm grown green tomatoes and tomatillos. See you at the corner of 33rd St […]
Youth Farmer Ally loves bringing her chickens to visit Youth Farm. Her chickens are a great source of eggs all year round. For some of our Youth Farmers, its the first time they’ve met a full grown chicken.
Yesterday was a hot day to be out in the gardens. Out in Powderhorn they stayed cool playing one of their favorite water games. Drip! Drip! Splash!
Maimouna Muhammad is the epitome of an empowered young women! She is a true leader, not just at Youth Farm, where she helps grow youth leaders of the next generation, but in her community as well, where she’s making moves for social justice. When Maimouna first came to Youth Farm in 2012, she was a […]
We took a snap poll of some of the Powderhorn staff and asked them their favorite part of this summer’s program. Here is what they shared: Kemi, Project LEAD: “The activity groups, and leading the kids in activities they like.” Maimouna, Project LEAD and Garden Staff: “Watching our hard work in the garden flourish, like […]
Lyndale LEAD have been snapping up photos left and right this summer. Here is a selection of some of their favorite shots.
Last Friday Lyndale had its annual trip to Lake Calhoun. Here is our lunch crew ready to serve up a feast of peanut noodles and more to our hungry swimmers.
On a recent morning in Powderhorn Park our garden group took their weeding to the next level. We tasted all sorts of edibles right from the garden, from sorrell to lamb’s quarter, dandelion greens to rhubarb, spinach to snow peas. Mariah and Kamaya loved the sorrell so much they added a bit of its soury […]
Azhab wanted to make sure old Lyndale staffer Shanna saw this!