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Back to School and into the Gardens

Today marks the first day of school for most students in the Twin Cities. On the West Side this morning we hosted a group of freshman from Hamline University who were participating in Hamline’s “LEAP into St. Paul” annual orientation program. LEAP introduces first-year students at Hamline University to opportunities for community engagement within surrounding […]

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Dragon Tongues at North Oaks!

In Hawthorne on each Wednesday afternoon this summer, youth farmers, LEAD and staff would distribute produce to our elders at North Oaks Residence on the St. Olaf Community Campus. (Yes, where SOCC farm gets its name.) This fall, we are continuing our Wednesday produce distribution and today everyone was particularly excited about those deliciously sweet […]

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“Neatest little story of Last Week’s All-Star Game”

Columnist Neal St. Anthony of the Star Tribune shared an article today highlighting Youth Farm’s contributions to MLB’s All-Star Game last week, Full Story Here. Youth Farm and Urban Roots sold our youth created locally sourced “Roots for the Home Team” salads last week at the Futures Game, Home Run Derby, and Tuesday’s All-Star Game. […]

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