Month: April 2014

Monday 4/28 is Moving Day

Urban Roots is on the move! On Monday, April 28 Urban Roots will be packing up and moving down the block to our exciting new location. Please note our phone lines and access to email will be temporarily down until Tuesday, April 29.

Our new address is in our current neighborhood— just down the block! Our phone and email contacts will remain the same, but our new address will take affect as of Monday:

463 Maria Avenue, Suite 207
Saint Paul, MN 55106

Our new campus offers many opportunities to better serve the youth in our programs. Amenities include:
– Increased outdoor programing space for youth
– Outdoor produce prep area
– Location for new garden and rain garden
– Produce and tool storage space as well as space for on-site composting
– Increased indoor square footage
– Youth programming room with a computer lab and instructional space capable of serving 30+ youth
– Staff space for offices, a staff break-room, staff project work-space and a conference area
– Additional space available on a sign-out basis including a gathering space for over 150 youth/families, a large conference room and a commercial kitchen for teaching cooking and wellness classes and exploring product development.

We’ll be plenty busy during the next month but welcome the opportunity to show you around!

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Les Dames d'Escoffier Garage Sale

Mark your calendars for the Les Dames d’Escoffier Annual Culinary and Garden Garage and Bake Sale benefiting Urban Roots!

Saturday, May 17, 2014
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
4209 Browndale Ave.
St. Louis Park, MN
(at the home of Les Dames member Cindy Jurgensen)

Bring friends and neighbors to shop, pick up something delicious from the bake sale table and visit with interns from Urban Roots.

The Browndale Neighborhood is holding its annual neighborhood sale that day so there will be bargains galore!

Join us for a fun day of bargains and baked goods.

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Join Our Earth Day Celebration

Come Garden with Urban Roots!

Saturday, April 26th 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Join Urban Roots staff and youth interns at one of our gardens to prep beds and get some spring veggie planting done! We will provide water and a tasty salad snack made on site. In the case of bad weather, event will be May 3rd.

Contact Summer at  651-228-7073 to RSVP.

First Covenant Church: 1280 Arcade Street, Saint Paul (garden in back lot)

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