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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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The Long Haul – Our Message of LOVE & how Youth Farm is Affecting Positive Social Change in 2017 America

“That’s when I started saying, ‘Horton, get yourself together, get ready for the long haul and try to determine how you can live out this thing and make your life useful.” – Myles Horton, The Long Haul — We find ourselves in a world now where the people that are closest to the core of […]

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Fall program kicks off!

Last week we kicked off fall programming with cooking classes in both our Lyndale and Powderhorn neighborhoods. Farm Stewards Zainab and Jesus and youth from Lyndale and Powderhorn prepared amazing first meals using produce from our gardens.  Egg plant parmesan started things off in Powderhorn for the Tuesday cooking class and zucchini chocolate cake with […]

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