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Sustainability Day in Frogtown

Youth Farmers in Frogtown dedicate their entire Friday to learning about Sustainability.  They learned about Hoop Houses at Frogtown Farms, played games to test their knowledge of recycling & composting with Eureka Recycling, and made bird feeders with staff out of materials that would otherwise have been thrown away.

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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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The Fulton Family Loves Youth Farm

We were thrilled to get an email from a Frogtown parent that shared their daughter’s love for the 2015 summer program. ” Annabel had an amazing experience this summer. When I asked her what she liked best about YouthFarm, she said “I feel grown up there. I have responsibilities.” Thank you to you and your […]

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Another Sweet Week in Frogtown

Week 5 in Frogtown was filled with sweet moments. After learning about compost we had our annual “compost eating” competition between Youth Farmers and staff.   We ate watermelon and learned about backyard chickens with a Youth Farm parent.  Then we ended our week caring  for abandoned kitties that got left at one of our […]

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