It was wet today! Lyndale ran program despite having to be inside for at least 2 extra hours today, hiding out while a wicked storm passed outside. There’s nothing like being cooped up for a couple hours to get those creative juices moving! Our CHT Farm spent their hour together coming up with some very […]
This week one of Lyndale’s LEAD staff brought her camera along with her. This gallery captures some of the highlights of a day at Youth Farm, including harvesting for Buying Club, turning compost, and body painting in Adventure Club.
Here is a short video of a quite moment in N. Minneapolis at the new farmsite in Hawthorne at Nellie Stone Johnson school. 3 months in and it’s looking pretty nice. Stay tuned over the next few months as we work to get things up to speed. A big thanks to all the youth that […]
Youth Farm and Market Project’s first farm is still rocking fresh produce and hot fun even after 16 summers. Here are a couple photos from the start of our second week. Yesterday the Pillsbury Farmers were painting signs to post around their space. August, Ulysses, and Ruby are here showing off their compost sign. This year’s […]
Cous cous, chick pea and sweet potato stew, fresh strawberries, salad from our farms, and home made bread, that’s what we had at YFMP today. Actually, these are the kind of lunches we eat 3 days a week during our summer program. That’s over 5,000 healthy lunches a summer, and all of it is prepared […]
We are excited to announce Beth Ringer as our first Frogtown Program Director. Beth began working with YFMP in 2010 by doing a year of service through the St. Joseph’s Worker Program. She is a skilled Youth Worker (as the youth in Lyndale and Powderhorn will attest to) with a passion for community centered youth work. […]
YFMP Executive Director Gunnar Liden and Associate Director Amanda Stoelb presented tonight at the Community Shares of MN Summer Summit, facilitating a group of brave volunteers in a 4 minute Iron Chef style salsa competition. The salsa ended up great, and we were excited to share our work with such an engaged crowd. YFMP is […]
Its Kick Off Week for 2011 Summer Program! We are super hyped to be getting out into the farms with our youth and having some summer fun. The weather has been a bit of a damper to the week. All neighborhoods called in a rain day for the First Day of Summer. It was a […]
Check out the story that WCCO News did on YFMP this weekend. Great job Powderhorn YFMP!
We have some exciting news to share! With 16 years of experience as our foundation, Youth Farm and Market Project (YFMP) has spent the last two years documenting, naming, and connecting the most successful and effective elements of our work to outcome based research. We are now poised for the next stage of impact, serving […]