Category Archives: mental health

MACMH 2014

Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health 17th Annual State Conference Hi everyone! We are at the 17th Annual Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health Conference (MACMH) in Duluth, Minnesota. We are missing a couple teammates who were not able to … Continue reading

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DIRT GROUP Participants Donate 53 turkeys!!!

DIRT GROUP – Growing to Learn, Learning to Grow Participation in experiential gardening groups influences social skill development in at-risk youth (Turck, 2012) On October 27th DIRT GROUP Participants demonstrated the skills they have learned, practiced, and mastered through their … Continue reading

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Farm Fresh Turkey!!!

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The 2012 DIRT GROUP TURKEY PROJECT

Yesterday I took 51 turkeys to TFC Poultry in Ashby, Minnesota — the only USDA certified/licensed facility in Minnesota for small farming operations. The DIRT GROUP participants have been helping to raise them since May and now will each receive … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

On Saturday we discovered good things come to those who wait as we harvested over 50 lbs of potatoes from the DIRT GROUP gardens! We purposely left a few rows to attempt to harvest now, in time for the harvest … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

Growing up on my family farm, harvest time was always a busy time and everything seemed to move at even a more feverish pace than the rest of the year. It was and remains my favorite time of the year. … Continue reading

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