Local Precedents

Stones Throw Urban Farm

A local urban farm that converts vacant lots to productive farmland in south Minneapolis and Saint Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood.  Stones Throw Urban Farm sells produce through CSA farm shares, local farmer’s markets, and to local food service businesses and is committed to education, creating self-reliant communities, and political action through farming.

Youth Farm

A non-profit farm dedicated to the education of youth in Saint Paul and Minneapolis.  Youth Farm’s programs serve over 800 youth, ages 9-24, annually. Youth Farm has education programs in cultivation, cooking, and greenhouses and maintains a CSA.

Growing Lots Urban Farm

A 2.5 local urban farm dedicated to repurposing vacant and non-traditional land for economically viable, productive land.

Hmong American Farmers Association

A member based organization for the promotion and support of Hmong American farmers in Minnesota.  HAFA focuses on fostering community support and joint access to land, equipment, capital, and trainings to improve Hmong farm businesses.

Aurora/St. Anthony’s Community Peace Sanctuary Garden

A community food and flower garden maintained by community members and Unidale Area Learning Center students who use the farm as an educational opportunity.

Greenhouse Gardens

A community garden in which produce from farm is available free to in-need residents.

Our Village Garden

A community garden with 30 plots, 20 of which are for Frogtown residents.

Amir’s Garden

A demonstration and educational garden.

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