Youth Farm’s Greenhouse is starting to get green (and red and yellow thanks to the Rainbow Chard)! We have nearly 4,000 seedlings growing right now and we’re not even halfway done for the spring. Stay tuned for more pictures of the cutest plant babies you’ve ever seen!
This past week Youth Farmer’s potted up flowers as gifts in appreciation of their Moms. Happy Mother’s Day!
The first seedling that will be transplanted outside for the 2015 season has officially sprouted in the greenhouse. Here’s a peek at our King Richard Leeks that were seeded on February 17th.
When you say you are a Minnesota-based non-profit that grows food to develop young leaders, you receive a lot of puzzled looks followed by the question “What does Youth Farm do during the winter?” Well, the truth is, we do a lot! Yes, Minnesota winters are long and cold, which shortens our growing season; however, […]
Even with the sun behind the clouds the lettuce is looking happy
Youth Farm’s West Side greenhouse was changed for the better this past school year and it is easy to see how as soon as you step inside. Quietly demanding your attention with the sounds of a mountain stream is one of the most unique contraptions you’ll ever see. Nearly everyone who views it immediately asks […]
On Wednesday, youth farmers at Jackson Elementary planted kale seeds during an after-school class. The seeds will grow in the greenhouse until they can be transplanted outside later this spring. Youth farmers love playing with soil!
We really love our greenhouse on the West Side, so much that we have nearly all of our meetings there. The West Side LEAD Interns, All-Stars, Youth Farmers, volunteers, and also Cherokee School students all visit the GH regularly to keep it looking nice and green. Not only have the West Side youth been growing […]
Lyndale All Stars visited the West Side Youth Farm’s greenhouse last week to check out the new hydroponics system. Loads of lettuce are coming out of the greenhouse this winter for our classes and dinners, and this was a chance for All Stars to sow some seeds and do an on-site taste test. Plus, a […]
This past weekend at the Baker Center open house, West Side Youth Farm gave greenhouse tours, tabled, and guided kids as they sled down the huge baker hill. It was exciting to see so many people and organizations at Baker, the Southside YMCA, Cherokee Elementary School, Growing West Side, St. Paul Public Schools, Youth Farm […]