Join us this Saturday, May 21st, as we paint the new mural at Lyndale Elementary designed by Greta Alquist and Lyndale students. There will be free food and music, fun activities, and garden planting. The event is 11am to 1pm at Lyndale School, 312 W 34th St. See you there!
This summer, over 250 Youth Farmers will work together to prepare over 7,500 healthy meals for their peers, their family members, and their community. While much of this food is grown on site, there are still considerable needs. In 2016, we ask you to join us in supporting Youth Farm’s summer program during the month […]
Here are some fun photos from just one week in spring!
The long awaited Hoop House at Green Central Elementary and Park is finally underway! We’ve installed our ground stakes and put up the hoops. A group of 5th graders helped out during recess to pound in some stakes, and our staff came together to get those hoops up. Next week we’re excited to host our […]
Passionate about youth development? Have experience community organizing? Know the north side of Minneapolis? Bring those talents and interests together at Youth Farm. Youth Farm is currently hiring a Community Organizer position in North Minneapolis’ Hawthorne neighborhood to engage youth, community partners and families in youth leadership, food access, and community change. Learn more about […]
Like everyone else we spent a good chunk of the morning shovelling ourselves and our gardens’ sidewalks out. Thankfully, some very kind neighbors with snow blowers made it significantly easier at our Portland and Whittier sites. Thank you so much neighbors! We love our community!
Passionate about youth development? Come join our team! Hiring now for West Side Program Manager. Job description and application information can be found here.
Come join us at Powderhorn Park’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration next Monday the 18th. The event will include performances by neighborhood artists, youth activities, and a lunch including hearty Youth Farm soups made by our Project LEAD. The party is from 11am-2pm at the Powderhorn Park Recreation Center, 3500 15th Ave S. The […]
Our gardens are right in the middle of the neighborhoods and communities where our young people live. Their work in the gardens create community meeting spaces that are used by outside of our Youth Farm programs. This week our Lyndale Project LEAD got to meet with a community group of neighbors that use our Pillsbury Garden […]
Alexis first heard about Youth Farm from his neighbors Anahi and Josefa. He had just moved in next door to a Youth Farm site, and the two sisters shared with him their experience in Youth Farm. Soon after, he went down the street to visit his cousins and saw a Youth Farm site right across […]