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

East Side Food & Wellness Hub Community Event

Saturday, September 7 from 10am-12pm Come meet your neighbors, eat some delicious food, have fun and learn about gardening and wellness resources available on the East Side. Fun for the whole family includes: -Free food -Cooking demonstrations -Mas...

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Garden-Inspired Pizza Challenge

For some end-of-the-summer fun this week Garden Corps held a garden-inspired pizza-making challenge! Our interns divided into two teams and each team designed a pizza concept and recipe using fresh produce growing in our gardens. The objective was to...

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Recipes from Open House

Everyone had a terrific time at the open house yesterday! One of the highlights was the freshly made food. Wondering how to make those garden-friendly dishes? Swiss Chard Tzatziki (Yogurt Dip) Ingredients 1 cup finely chopped Swiss chard leaves (r...

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Sautéed Kale with Kohlrabi

Yield: Makes 8 servings active time: 25 min total time: 45 min (includes cooling) 1 1/4 pound kohlrabi, bulbs peeled 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 pounds kale (2 bunches), stem...

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Summer Open House

Please join us at the Urban Roots 2013 Open House. The event will take place at First Covenant Church, 1280 Arcade Street in St. Paul on Wednesday, August 7 from 4:30-6:30 P.M. Share in the fun while learning what Urban Roots does for our community. ...

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Eco-Stamp Donation Month at Mississippi Market

Each month Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op selects a nonprofit organization to feature for their Eco-Stamp donation program. This program allows shoppers to donate 5 cent bag credits whenever they bring their own bags to shop, and it really ad...

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Sunday Suppers in July

We’re excited to partner with the Gateway Food Cooperative on their Sunday Suppers in July. Check out their website and help spread the word about these exciting free dinners.

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Roots for the Home Team

Roots for the Home Team is in full swing for the second season at Target Field. We sold out of our salads at our first game! Like last year, we have some fabulous salads available for sale, so check out our schedule on the Roots for the Home Team web...

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