Please join us on Friday, August 12th! Frogtown West Side
Author Archive | Sarah Sarzoza
West Side Youth Farm has had a fantastic summer so far and as Youth Farm continues into week seven there is new leadership budding. This year, the West Side program has experienced the change that comes as our program grows and our leaders move into other opportunities. We all felt this bitter-sweetness together when we […]
Youth Farmers in Frogtown dedicate their entire Friday to learning about Sustainability. They learned about Hoop Houses at Frogtown Farms, played games to test their knowledge of recycling & composting with Eureka Recycling, and made bird feeders with staff out of materials that would otherwise have been thrown away.
From top left clockwise: West Side Youth Farmers meet with LEAD staff Heaven to plan out afternoon focus groups, Frogtown bikers head off to morning garden time, West Side youth enjoy an afternoon get you know you game, and Frogtown YF plays capture the flag at new partner site Frogtown Farms.
We were thrilled to get an email from a Frogtown parent that shared their daughter’s love for the 2015 summer program. ” Annabel had an amazing experience this summer. When I asked her what she liked best about YouthFarm, she said “I feel grown up there. I have responsibilities.” Thank you to you and your […]
Week 5 in Frogtown was filled with sweet moments. After learning about compost we had our annual “compost eating” competition between Youth Farmers and staff. We ate watermelon and learned about backyard chickens with a Youth Farm parent. Then we ended our week caring for abandoned kitties that got left at one of our […]
Youth Farmers in Frogtown had so many highlights this past week. We welcomed guests to lunch and had awesome farm time. We had a guest artist show us how to make copper artwork, trellised beans, and got to explore Como Lake’s creatures with the MN Wildlife Refuge. All in a week’s fun at Youth Farm! […]
The students at Jackson Elementary in Saint Paul helped create an Easy Pho Recipe for the days when we don’t have more than an hour to cook together. They gave this recipe the thumbs up last week in their Youth Farm after school program and we are sure you will too! Ingredients 1 teaspoon vegetable oil […]
Mr. Seitu Jones. The Youth Farmers in Frogtown and most of the residents know him as the friendly face riding his bike through the neighborhood. Mr. Jones is more than just a friendly greeter to the community, he is a pillar in the arts community and an activist in the food access movement. Youth Farmers […]