With so much happening at Urban Roots, we have put together a news page, so you can see, read, watch and listen to what is happening in our different programs. We hope you enjoy and check back often as we put more information on this page.

Click on the links below to watch more about Urban Roots and how we are changing the lives of students and families on the Eastside of Saint Paul.


East Side Review (2/25/19) – Urban Roots Celebrating 50th Anniversary
MN Women’s Press (6/2/18) – Act Now: Support Minnesota’s Women Farmers
Minnesota Good Age (3/29/18) – Rooting for Kids
Make It Minnesota (10/28/17) – Urban Roots: Planting the Seeds of Inspiration
AgriBank (6/26/17) – Gardening Day at Urban Roots
Mississippi Market (6/1/17) – Positive Change – Urban Roots
Roots for the Home Team (6/1/17) – Salad Stories

Apply to work at Urban Roots

Are you 14-18 and looking for a fun and engaging job experience working outside and in your community! Apply to work at Urban Roots for a chance to work in our urban gardens, kitchens, and local parks while building 21st century job skills, learning ...

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Natural Leaders Legacy Camp

On the last weekend of April (4/27-4/29) We will be working with the Children and Nature Network to host a Natural Leaders Legacy Camp for the Twin Cities. (more…)...

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Right Track Updates

If you applied to Right Track you should have received an email notifying you if you are eligible to work this summer. Bellow is your next steps! (more…)...

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Summer Hiring Updates

The Right Track Application is now closed for summer 2018. If you have applied to Right Track, but want to improve your chances of working at Urban Roots this summer fill out our new intern application. ...

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Alumni Stories

Are you an Urban Roots alumni? If so, we want to hear from you, especially if you are interested in sharing your story of what you are up to now. We also now have a page dedicated to you, job search help, alumni stories and more. Please reach out to ...

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Join Us for an Open House!

We’re halfway done with summer programming, but our event calendar is still in full swing! It’s been a summer packed with pizza nights and chef-led lunches, and we can’t wait to celebrate the final month of summer by opening our demonstration site to...

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Get a Pi-zza This!

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 take p...

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What’s Growing?

Rivoli Bluff Farm is in full swing! Intrepid staff members have been plowing, installing drip irrigation and planting the quarter acre plot. Thanks to our partnership with the Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services, we benefitted from a Minneso...

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