Here are a few images from a great Lyndale Harvest Festival Wednesday night. What a HUGE crowd. The food was excellent, music was great, and we couldn’t be more proud of the Lyndale Youth Farm.
YFMP Harvest Festivals This is one of the most exciting times of year at YFMP. Our summer programs have been amazing and are heading towards their conclusion. One of the great culminating events at YFMP is our neighborhood Harvest Festival. If you have never been to one, this is the place to get a true […]
When I was nine years old I spent my first summer at Lyndale Youth Farm. Now, ten years later, I have returned as an adult staff member. Though I am still really young, I almost feel like an old timer at Youth Farm. It’s a good feeling, though; it’s a comfortable feeling. My family had […]
This week one of Lyndale’s LEAD staff brought her camera along with her. This gallery captures some of the highlights of a day at Youth Farm, including harvesting for Buying Club, turning compost, and body painting in Adventure Club.
Youth Farm and Market Project’s first farm is still rocking fresh produce and hot fun even after 16 summers. Here are a couple photos from the start of our second week. Yesterday the Pillsbury Farmers were painting signs to post around their space. August, Ulysses, and Ruby are here showing off their compost sign. This year’s […]
Its Kick Off Week for 2011 Summer Program! We are super hyped to be getting out into the farms with our youth and having some summer fun. The weather has been a bit of a damper to the week. All neighborhoods called in a rain day for the First Day of Summer. It was a […]
Check out the Lyndale YFMP tonight on KFAI between 7:30 – 8:00, or go to ampers.org and listen to the story now.
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
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…