Cultivating New Ground, Deepening Our Roots – Youth Farm and Market Project Announces Expansion Plans in two Twin Cities Neighborhoods

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 […]

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Welcome new West Side Program Director Emma Paskewitz

We are excited to introduce Emma Paskewitz as the new West Side Program Director. Emma began her work with YFMP in 2010 as a summer staff in the Lyndale Neighborhood, and was hired as the West Side Program Director in April of 2011. Emma, who graduated from the University of Minnesota last week, has a degree […]

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YFMP in the Huffington Post

Last summer, Daniel Klein, of the Perennial Plate, spent an afternoon with the Youth Farmers at Powderhorn and put together this great video.   The Perennial Plate Episode 17: Youth Farm from Daniel Klein on Vimeo. Recently, it was reprinted on the Huffington Post. If you have not had a chance to view, please do.

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Happy Birthday West Side St. Paul Program

11 years ago today, the West Side of St. Paul YFMP had their first work day to create their initial farmsite. It was cold and wet, but we had a strong group of 10 kids and another 12 community volunteers as we spread 15 yards of compost over a 50’x30′ plot of land into our […]

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Farm Cooking in the Classroom

When you hear our name, Youth Farm and Market Project, you might think all we do is grow food, but cooking with youth and families has become such an important part of our work.  Check out this article written by Jessica Henrikson in the Minneapolis Examiner.com

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Building Successful Youth Gardens Training

YFMP staff are collaborating with Gardening Matters, Community Design Center of MN, U of M Landscape Arboretum, and Midwest Food Connection to present about elements of Building Successful Youth Gardens. This 4 hour training will be held on Friday April 1st at Urban Ventures in S. Minneapolis. Please click here to find out more information and how to […]

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