Events Page

Check out our upcoming events!

  • Sat
    14
    Jan
    2017
    10:00am-1:00pmMill City Museum, 704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN

    Farmers market shopping doesn't cease after the frost! Join Urban Roots and an array of amazing local vendors inside the Mill City Museum throughout the winter to shop the market.  Check out the Mill City Farmers Market website for more info.

  • Sat
    28
    Jan
    2017
    10:00am-1:00pmMill City Museum, 704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN

    Farmers market shopping doesn't cease after the frost! Join Urban Roots and an array of amazing local vendors inside the Mill City Museum throughout the winter to shop the market.  Check out the Mill City Farmers Market website for more info.

  • Sat
    11
    Feb
    2017
    10:00am-1:00pmMill City Museum, 704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN

    Farmers market shopping doesn't cease after the frost! Join Urban Roots and an array of amazing local vendors inside the Mill City Museum throughout the winter to shop the market.  Check out the Mill City Farmers Market website for more info.

  • Sat
    11
    Feb
    2017
    2:00 PM to 6:00 PMLake Phalen Lakeside Activity Center 1530 Phalen Dr, St Paul, MN 55106

    Join us outside around the fire to hear the Ojibwe legend of Shingebiss, dramatized by giant puppets. This is the story of the determined duck who refused to be defeated by the Winter Maker. Participate in fun winter activities such as geocaching, boot hockey, ice fishing, and more! All equipment provided.

  • Sat
    04
    Mar
    2017
    10:00am-1:00pmMill City Museum, 704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN

    Farmers market shopping doesn't cease after the frost! Join Urban Roots and an array of amazing local vendors inside the Mill City Museum throughout the winter to shop the market.  Check out the Mill City Farmers Market website for more info.

  • Sat
    20
    May
    2017
    11:00am to 3:00pm1200 Warner Rd, St Paul, MN 55106

    Kick off your summer by trying a variety of outdoor activities all in one place!

    Urban Roots is teaming up with Saint Paul Natural Resources,
    the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
    (DNR) and many other organizations to bring you:

    Archery
    Birding
    Buckthorn Art
    Canoeing
    Climbing wall
    Fishing
    Geocaching
    Lasershot range
    Live animals
    Tree Climbing
    And more!

    Bring your friends or family, tell your neighbors. Let's celebrate the new season together!

  • Thu
    01
    Jun
    2017
    Fri
    30
    Jun
    2017
    All Day!Mississippi Market, 740 E 7th St, St Paul, MN 55106

    Support Urban Roots while you shop at Mississippi Market through the month of June. Donate $.10 when you use a re-usable bag and round up your purchases to the next dollar amount for donation to Urban Roots. It may only be a few cents or spare change, but the cumulative impact on our community is astounding! On average, you help Mississippi Market raise over $8,000 each month for their Positive Change recipients.

  • Thu
    29
    Jun
    2017
    5:30 pm-7:30 pm463 Maria Ave, Saint Paul MN 55106

    Urban Roots will be hosting our first Urban Pizza Farm! Local chefs and our exceptional youth interns will do a pizza oven take over- creating delicious pizzas made with Urban Roots produce for you to enjoy. The inaugural Urban Pizza Farm will feature Chef Yia Vang of Union Kitchen, who is known for bringing Southeast Asian flavors to the masses. This will be a picnic-style dinner at our urban farm and demonstration site; If there are less than 15 tickets sold, the event will be cancelled. Our very own youth interns will be serving pizzas and socializing, so come get to know our youth! This is bound to be a family-friendly evening celebrating youth, community, and great food!

    Funds collected from ticket sales will go towards programming for our 60 youth interns. Urban Roots offers youth ages 14-18 from Saint Paul’s East Side paid internships in our three program areas: Market Garden, Conservation, and Cook Fresh. Our progressive program model engages youth in career exploration, entrepreneurial ventures, 21st Century job skills, self-discovery and more!

    RSVP here!

  • Thu
    20
    Jul
    2017
    5:30 pm-7:30 pm463 Maria Ave, Saint Paul MN 55106

    Urban Roots will be hosting our second Urban Pizza Farm of the summer! We're partnering with Les Dames d'Escoffier to bring unique pizzas featuring Urban Roots produce to our community. This will be a picnic-style dinner at our urban farm and demonstration site on 463 Maria Ave. We can't wait for another great night highlighting our vibrant Urban Roots youth! This is bound to be a family-friendly evening celebrating youth, community, and great food!

    Urban Roots is organizing this event with Les Dames d'Escoffier-- a philanthropic organization of women leaders in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality.

    Get your tickets here!

  • Sun
    23
    Jul
    2017
    6:00pm-9:00pmUrban Roots Office, 463 Maria Ave, St Paul, MN 55106
  • Wed
    26
    Jul
    2017
    5:30pm-7:30pmUrban Roots Office, 463 Maria Ave, St Paul, MN 55106

    Join us on Wednesday, July 26th for a Slow Roll St. Paul group bike ride in the East St Paul neighborhood!

    Please register so we know you're riding with us!
    https://www3.thedatabank.com/dpg/624/mtglistproc.asp?formid=RideCal&caleventid=2238

    Timeline:
    5:30pm - Gather
    6:00pm - Depart
    7:00pm - Return
    7:00pm - Food and conversation
    7:30pm - End of event but stay tuned for the next ride!

    All ages and abilities welcome. Youth under the age of 13 welcome with an adult chaperone 18 and older.

    Please come with your bike ride ready! Bring water and helmets, if you feel it's necessary.

    The bike ride will be approximately 6 miles and it is a no drop ride--we roll slow and take our time while listening to great music through our community speakers.

    At the end of our ride we'll come back to our starting location and eat food catered from

    We are intentional about creating safer spaces. We accept and welcome all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability and so forth. We do not tolerate any bigotry or harassment.

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  • Thu
    03
    Aug
    2017
    4:30pm-6:30pmUrban Roots Office, 463 Maria Ave, St Paul, MN 55106
  • Thu
    12
    Oct
    2017
    6:00pm-9:00pmHarriet Island Pavilion, 200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd Saint Paul, MN 55107


    On October 12th, join Urban Roots at the beautiful Harriet Island Pavilion to celebrate our 20th year on the Eastside of Saint Paul. This is bound to be an evening full of great food provided by Chowgirls, drinks, live & silent auctions, and youth highlights. Get your tickets here! We can't wait to share our success with you!