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 […]
The middle schoolers at Humboldt and OWL are back at it on the West Side, preparing salsas, baking zucchini and carrot muffins, and playing lots of games. The farms may be quiet and cold, but we are keeping things fresh in the kitchen. Happy New Year to all!
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!
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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 […]
The Youth Farmers in our Humboldt/OWL cooking class have been cooking up a storm every Monday and Wednesday, so you can thank them for the snow! We recently made a big batch of Korean Black Noodles and rolled a bunch of sushi. Good food, good folks.
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 […]
The St. Paul team of farm stewards, interns, and LEAD are up and running in the Wellstone kitchen, to start up our community cooking class. Last week we made a big pot of vegetarian chili, corn bread, and an apple pie! All are welcome to join the class, every Tuesday 4-7pm. And if you’re around at […]
The crazy warm weather has allowed for harvesting produce far into fall. We have harvested the last of our kale, peppers, winter squash, radishes, kohlrabi, and collard greens. A work group from Conservation Corps joined us early on a Saturday to harvest 120 pounds of food! Some of the produce has been used in our cooking […]
The Minnesota Valley Wildlife Refuge is hosting a Youth Photo Contest and Lily, a Youth Farmer in Frogtown, is a participant! She took this photo of a Monarch Butterfly this summer during a Fun Friday activity at Como Lake. Here’s how to vote for Lily’s amazing photo! 1. Go to the MNVNWR’s Facebook page (link […]