“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 […]
Our Project LEAD teams are scheming and dreaming about spring-farm planning and food distribution planning. Here is a sneak peak of some of our plans.
As we end what has been a divisive year politically and socially, we want to reconfirm to our supporters the values and impact of our work. Youth Farm utilizes food as a catalyst for social change, for community engagement, for leadership development – Food is our tool to change the world. We want you to see […]
This week students at Nellie Stone Johnson harvested the farm at their school. In total 200 students harvested over 250 pounds of food! The hallways were a buzz with news of grape tasting, collard green harvesting, and hot pepper sampling. Bouquets of kale could be seen throughout the building. The produce harvested was sent home […]
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 […]
This week Youth Farm is honored to welcome our Hawthorne Community Organizer Marcus Kar! Marcus comes to Youth Farm with deep connections on the Northside, a passion for community and relationship building, an ability to use music as a tool for community and youth development, and a love of food. We are honored that he […]
Youth Farm is seeking a Director of South Minneapolis Programs. Spread the word or come join our team! Job details and and how to apply at: www.youthfarmmn.org/get-involved/job-openings
For the past 10 years, yes 10 years, Phil Rooney has been an indispensable part of the Youth Farm community. This past Friday marked Phil’s last day at Youth Farm and we wanted to take a moment to reflect on his journey and impact, as well as to say Thank You for all he has done […]
How much food does it take to feed 800 Youth Farmers and community members? So far 3 carloads and we are only just beginning! Harvest Fest Season is here! The menus are set, the farms are getting their finally weeding, and Lyndale Chef Emily is already cooking with the mountain of produce and food that […]
Azhab wanted to make sure old Lyndale staffer Shanna saw this!