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Swede Hollow Planting

Take a look around next time you enter Swede Hollow Park via the Payne Ave entrance-you’ll notice a big change! Urban

Join us in the garden for a fall work day!

Get out your green thumb and join us to help put our gardens to bed for the winter! Tasks include

Urban Roots, Youth Grown Produce at the Mill City Farmers Market!

Farmers market season is at its most bountiful during September & October in our opinion! We love the late summer

Welcome Ashley Grell, our new GreenCorps Member!

  We are pleased to welcome Ashely Grell as our new GreenCorp Member, serving Urban Roots 2016-17.  Ashley is a

Amazing Partners and Teen Youth Council Make Open House a Hit!

The Youth Council interns were hard at work weeks before this year’s Open House-making flyers, calling community partners, and emailing

Notes from the Field…Cook Fresh Crew Summer Lunch Program

The Cook Fresh Grow Crew have been busy in the kitchen preparing lunches for all 60 interns every Tuesday this summer!

Eco Design and Bikes and Tours Crew Updates!

Conservation Program’s Eco-Design and Bikes and Tours Crews are hard at work! This new, two-tracked program offers interns more voice

Bay Lake Retreat

The cool rain falling didn’t stop Urban Roots interns from blazing trails, hauling boulders, and tipping canoes-intentionally-at Bay Lake Camp.

Notes from the field…Meet our youth leaders!

This is Cook Fresh Harvest Lead, Yeng Lee reporting on Notes from the Field…! I have worked at Urban Roots

Be the BOOST, the Birchwood BOOST!

Last summer, Tracy Singleton, the owner of the Birchwood Cafe, took a tour of Urban Roots to learn about our