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Youth Farm is hiring in Hawthorne in North Minneapolis

Passionate about youth development? Have experience community organizing? Know the north side of Minneapolis? Bring those talents and interests together at Youth Farm. Youth Farm is currently hiring a Community Organizer position in North Minneapolis’ Hawthorne neighborhood to engage youth, community partners and families in youth leadership, food access, and community change. Learn more about […]

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Yoga for Everyone: A Winter Wellness Event

We are proud supporters of Yoga for Everyone: A Winter Wellness Event presented by MN Yoga + Life Magazine at the Minneapolis Event Center. On February 20th, join us for yoga sampler classes, guided meditation, healing sound bath, healthy cooking demo by Whole Foods head chef, inspiring speakers, mini-massages, shopping, lunch, and more. Great for […]

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Youth Farm!

As the weather starts to get colder (sort of), it is nice to have reasons to think back to the awesome summer we had this year at Youth Farm. We were honored to have Jeffrey Zupfer, a Youth Farm parent and West Side resident, come and work with some of our Youth Farmers and produce […]

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There are ebbs and flows of a workplace that can be predictable, even feel normal, but saying good bye to amazing staff members never gets easy. After a combined 15 years at Youth Farm is some capacity or another, we bid Tyler Berres farewell this week. This transition is bitter sweet for me personally, as […]

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Partner & Volunteer Appreciation Month – The Role of Churches in Urban Ag

There was an article in the StarTribune today about how so many Twin Cities Churches are digging up their grass lawns for gardens, and I thought that would be a great way to kick off our month long celebration of our partners and volunteers here at Youth Farm because without our church partners for land […]

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Taste of the Farm Dinner – What a Night!

Thanks to everyone who came to our 2nd Annual Taste of the Farm Fundraising Dinner this past Sunday, September 13th at our West Side Farmsite in St. Paul. It was an absolutely beautiful afternoon and evening and we were honored to spend the evening alongside 100 of our closest supporters and friends. We also cannot thank our […]

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Thanks to Congressman Keith Ellison for visiting Youth Farm 

   Our Lyndale Youth Farm enjoyed hosting Congressman Keith Ellison on Friday night at their Lyndale School Farm. In addition to touring the Congressman around their farm and sampling their produce, they talked to the Congressman about food policy, college aspirations, and their favorite vegetables. We really appreciate the Congressman taking time to visit, ask […]

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