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June 4, 2020
Watch Our Virtual Event Recording Featuring Raj Patel!

Last month, Urban Roots hosted a live-streamed conversation with Urban Roots youth and world-renowned Food Justice Advocate, Raj Patel, in celebration of #GivingTuesdayNow. In case you missed it, click here to watch the recording of Mr. Patel, our Executive Director Max Elliott, and past and present Urban Roots youth! A huge thanks to all who attended! We hope you enjoyed […]

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June 3, 2020
Now Accepting Applications for Urban Roots Virtual Summer Program

Urban Roots is currently seeking applicants for our virtual summer program! If you know a Dove Springs area high school youth, please share this information with them. -What: Urban Roots Virtual Summer Program -Who We Are Recruiting: Dove Springs Area High School Youth -Summer Program Hours: Wednesday – Friday 2 p.m. –  4 p.m. Plus […]

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June 2, 2020
Black Lives Matter.

We honor and mourn the lives of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Mike Ramos, Tony McDade and so many others that have been lost to race-based violence at the hands of police. We stand in solidarity with Black people across this country. As we grow food for the community and invest in young people, we acknowledge […]

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June 2, 2020
Bringing the Farm to You: How to Harvest Potatoes

While we can’t bring you to the farm due to COVID-19 safety precautions, we’re still committed to bringing the farm to you virtually! Watch Urban Roots Program Manager Teresa Orduno in today’s video to learn how to harvest potatoes. As we continue to take safety precautions and self-isolate, we hope this fun and safe outdoor […]

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May 31, 2020
Your Questions Answered by Urban Roots Farm Manager

We sure do miss our Urban Roots’ youth leaders and community volunteers on the farm! We recently collected questions for our new Ask a Farmer Series. Watch part 3 of this series to hear the answers from the pro, Urban Roots Farm Manager Montana Stovall. For questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact anyone […]

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May 29, 2020
Urban Roots Featured by CBS News & GoDaddy

A huge thanks to CBS News and GoDaddy for featuring Urban Roots in their recent article and video, entitled “An urban farm’s quest to survive and thrive.” We were thrilled to be a part of this project and are so thankful to have had the opportunity to share how we have been impacted by the […]

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May 27, 2020
Ask a Farmer Part 2: Farming Tips & Tricks from Montana

We can’t wait until the farm reopens and it’s safe to have our Urban Roots’ youth leaders and community volunteers on our farm, but we are keeping the soil happy and the plants growin’ while we wait for everyone’s return. We recently collected questions from our community for our new Ask a Farmer Series. Watch […]

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May 26, 2020
Urban Roots Photos to Freshen Up Your Virtual Meetings

As we’re all spending more time in virtual meetings and socializing with our friends and family online, we thought we’d bring you some fresh photos from the farm to perk up your screens. We sure do miss everyone, but while everyone is staying safe at home and social distancing, we’ll continue to bring you to […]

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May 19, 2020
Your Questions Answered in Urban Roots’ Ask a Farmer Series

While we still can’t have people out at the farm, we are dedicated to bringing the farm to you virtually! We recently collected your questions for our new Ask a Farmer Series. Watch this video to hear the answers from Urban Roots Farm Manager Montana Stovall. For questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact […]

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