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As part of its mission to give back to the community, the Minnesota chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is hosting its seventh-annual event on Feb. 27 at Sunrise Bank headquarters in St. Paul.
But it’s also a give that lasts more than a day or a month or a season: The giving website, GiveMN.org, is available year-round to link people with nonprofits and schools. More recently, RaiseMN, a special initiative to help smaller nonprofits move beyond simply accepting online donations, has been launched. The nonprofits get help with goals, strategies and … fun.
Take Frogtown Farm, for example.
“We’re a fairly new organization, and it’s been helpful to get input on the work we’ve been doing,” said Frogtown Farm Executive Director Dave Colling. “We’re getting creative in our communications — telling our story and not just asking for money.”
Frogtown Farm was born out of anger five years ago. Jones, Minneapolis’ first Artist-in-Residence and Frogtown native, found himself getting “more and more angry” when a 300+ unit apartment building was to be built in the community open space. It took Jones, his wife, and another couple years before founding what is now a 13-acre public park with 5 acres devoted to a certified organic farm, collectively known as Frogtown Park and Farm. And it could not have been done without the support of the entire neighborhood.
“Frogtown Farm, a 5-acre organic farm in St. Paul, works with the Good Acre. It is a demonstration farm whose mission is educational, helping neighbors…
Nina Escriva dunked heads of a large Chinese cabbage called pak choy into a tub of water, one after another, cleaning off mud at the base so they could be bagged and set aside.
It was a sunny, cool Friday morning on Frogtown Farm in St. Paul. A group of nine workers, including volunteers and staff, moved through rows of ripe produce, harvesting buckets full of vegetables that would be distributed that evening at a local food shelf or sold the next morning at the market.
Outdoor kitchen demonstrations, live music and fresh produce sales are underway at Frogtown Farm in St. Paul.
The 13-acre farm — one of the largest urban farms in the nation — has officially launched “Market Saturdays.” The series of festival-like outdoor sales celebrations will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays from June to October.
The Kresge Foundation has awarded a partnership of four St. Paul-based organizations a $200,000, two-year, Fresh, Local and Equitable Initiative grant. The grant will…
St. Paul’s Frogtown seeks to become the most sustainable and eco-friendly neighborhood in the city.
The neighborhood already encompasses various urban farms, parks and gardens, including Frogtown Farm, one of the largest urban farms in the country. And later this month, residents will host the Green Gathering, which has become an annual event to network and share information on gardening and urban farming activities.
To Seitu Jones, the $50,000 check from the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee did more than build an outdoor kitchen at Frogtown Park and Farm in St. Paul...
When St. Paul artist Seitu Jones was a child and his family went on road trips, he could barely sit still in the car...
The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund has now awarded $2 million in grants to Minnesota community projects focused on the health and wellness of kids.
On Tuesday afternoon, through its 52 Weeks of Giving campaign, the MNSBHC made a stop in St. Paul.
A $50,000 grant was awarded to Frogtown Farm to help build an outdoor kitchen and education space.
It's unlikely that, before this summer, many of the customers who passed through the bustling Hmongtown Marketplace in St. Paul's Frogtown knew...
Take one part ingenuity, one part community engagement, one part neighborhood dedication and mix generously over a period of multiple years...
Through the end of summer, officials will sell produce at the food stand at affordable prices.
Five of the 13 acres at the park are dedicated to growing food for sale and for use by the community.
Frogtown Park and Farm, with natural and recreation areas and an urban demonstration farm...
Over the past several years, the trust has partnered with St. Paul to develop other neighborhood parks, such as the new Frogtown Park and Farm...
On Oct. 3, the plot was reborn as Frogtown Park and Farm, a place where neighbors of all ages will be able to come together to learn, to relax, to play and to grow food.
All was quiet, except for a few visitors and the sound of wind rustling the trees atop one of the highest points in St. Paul.
A new place to relax and grow healthy food has sprouted in the Twin Cities.
What can happen when neighbors get together for dinner? Frogtown Park and Farm, actually.
Now a busy inner-city neighborhood, Frogtown was once a wetland where frogs were so numerous that the area was named for them...
You hop on your bike and pedal to Midtown Global Market, passing lush yards and bountiful vegetable plots...
Soyini Guyton and Seitu Jones, current resident artists at Pine Needles, will talk about their plans to develop a field guide to the natural elements of the Frogtown Farm and their Frogtown neighborhood in St. Paul.
Efforts to create one of the biggest contiguous urban farms in the country are taking shape in a St. Paul neighborhood where trees and green space are sparse.
Over the course of at least four days this week, enough topsoil to cover three city blocks a foot deep in dirt will be dumped on a hilltop south of Minnehaha Avenue in Frogtown.
Frogtown Farm started out as a dream – a very big dream that some believed could never come to fruition.
Is that local kale you’re enjoying really local? How can you tell, short of grilling your chef or co-op buyer?
Frogtown, one of St. Paul’s most “park-deprived” neighborhoods, soon will be home to a new park and “urban demonstration” farm.