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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

What a buzz!

This fall, the Conservation Program was able to reap rewards from the bee hives at our office demonstration site. With

Seed Collecting at Belwin Nature Conservancy

On a beautiful fall morning the conservation interns went out to Belwin Nature Conservancy to collect native plant seeds to

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