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
YFMP is on the front cover of the Seward Coop’s bi-monthly newsletter. There are some great shots of our microgreen operation in our greenhouse and a short article on what we do. Go check it out here. Aren’t those sprouts pretty.
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 register.
On Monday the Lyndale Lead were developing an outreach plan for a community food assessment. Here are a couple photos from the meeting, courtesy of Sally Hagler Peterson. More info from the Lead on the project to come…