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St. Paul LEAD City Retreat

Last week, all the Project LEAD from St. Paul gathered for a three day “city” retreat to team build, plan for our Youth Farmer program, visit Philadelphia Farm, and soak up the sun at Lake Nokomis. Look at these delicious strawberries we picked at Philly Farm! In addition, we planted acorn squash, played with goats […]

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Place Matters – Learn about Youth Farm’s Neighborhood Based Programming & Our Goals of Impact

Place matters. By grounding our work in neighborhoods, young people, their families and neighbors feel greater ownership, accountability, and understanding of the powerful role youth play in a community. Strong intergenerational and intercultural relationships among youth, parents, business owners, churches, schools, community centers, and neighbors, connects youth and adults in each neighborhood, creating a long […]

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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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