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Cultivating Healthy Eating in the Schoolyard Garden

J J Hill Montessori students got to “eat the rainbow” in their schoolyard garden with the guidance of Urban Roots

Just Saying “Hay!” from Urban Roots Staff!

The sky was cloudy but spirits were sunny for our Market Garden Staff Work Day! Market Garden team members Summer, Jaclyne,

Welcome Clara and Saba!

We are excited to have Saba Andualem and Clara Lind join the Urban Roots team! Clara, our Donor Development Manager,

Get your Peanuts! Popcorn! Salads?

Once again Roots for the Home Team will be bringing fresh, local, and youth-grown salads to the Twins stadium. Early this

Cooking Fresh with Nicole Chimbetete (U of M Masters of Public Health Student)

Nicole is a graduate student at the University Minnesota in the Masters Public Health Nutrition program through the School of

Phalen Freeze Fest=Outdoor Fun!!

At times it felt more like a thaw fest than a freeze fest, but those who came out to Lake

Harvestars Hard at Work – The Crop Planning Project

In January and February our gardens sleep, but there’s no rest for the growers! Harvestars Imogene and Tony have spent the

Freeze Fest Puppet Making in Full Force!

The snow is falling, the lakes have frozen and that means that the Urban Roots interns are busy building puppets

Tis’ the Season for Urban Roots Preserves!

At the end of each growing season, interns and staff at Urban Roots develop and process preserves to sell in our

Metro Deaf School Farm-to-Table Experience

Here’s a quick look at two days that exemplified the journey of our young Metro Deaf School entrepreneurs, who have