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THE BACKYARD GROWS FOOD!

THE BACKYARD GROWS FOOD!

by Cherry Flowers, Growing the Backyard CHAT Introduction to this Special Feature: Growing the Backyard Community Health Action Team (CHAT), one of ten CHATS of the Backyard Initiative (BYI), encourages and celebrates the growing of culturally relevant foods and medicinal herbs in the Backyard neighborhoods. What better way to encourage growing [...]

COMMUNITY GARDENS IN THE AREA OF THE BACKYARD INITIATIVE: (A partial listing)

COMMUNITY GARDENS IN THE AREA OF THE BACKYARD INITIATIVE: (A partial listing)

Growing the backyard container demonstration garden by the Cultural Wellness Center designed and maintained by Tim Page. Photo credit: Cherry Flowers Cultural Wellness Center Garden 2020 Oakland Ave Contact: Tim Page, 651-271-3795, tpage4@gmail.com As part of the Backyard Initiative, this site is organized by Tim Page, project lead of Growing [...]

Markets in the BYI

Markets in the BYI

Midtown Farmers Market—Fresh Local Flavor For All. midtownfarmersmarket.org Enjoy freshly prepared food while you fill your bag with produce, meats and cheeses from local farms, browse the wares of local artists, and enjoy the entertainment. Join us every Tuesday, 3 to 7 pm and Saturday, 8 to 1 pm throughout the season at the most accessible [...]

Hue-MAN Partnership Project: Healthy Men, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities

Hue-MAN Partnership Project: Healthy Men, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities

The Hue-MAN Partnership Project consists of health care, community engagement, and professional organizations seeking to address the health crisis among young and middle-age men, primarily men of color. The Hue-MAN Partnership Project continues to collaborate to reduce health disparities among men in the community. Moreover, the collaborative [...]

The Backyard Initiative is well represented at the Hue-MAN Parade and Festival

The Backyard Initiative is well represented at the Hue-MAN Parade and Festival

Members of the Backyard Initiative (BYI) were proud to actively participate in the Hue-MAN Parade and Festival which took place on Saturday, July 11th, 2015. The BYI and Hue-MAN Partnership Project were part of the Ole 4th Avenue South Day Parade and the Fourth Annual Boys To Men Community Health Fair in Green Central Park. The BYI eagerly [...]

July 2015 Out in the Backyard calendar

July 2015 Out in the Backyard calendar

July 2015 A-Pod calendar

July 2015 A-Pod calendar

GREETINGS! Please take a look at our July A-POD calendar because there’s some major changes afoot! We decided to merge our Monday evening A-POD English-speaking group with our Thursday Morning (10:00 AM) English-speaking group, freeing us up to now participate in the Phillips Neighborhood Clinic’s Monday evening schedule. Thus we can Meet-up [...]

Check out these Special Health Care Nights!!! at Phillips Neighborhood Clinic

Check out these Special Health Care Nights!!! at Phillips Neighborhood Clinic

Foot Care Night: Thursday, July 30 Thursday, August 27 Dermatology Night: Thursday, July 9 Thursday, September 3 Additional Information: • No appointments or insurance necessary. • Spanish interpreters are available at all times. Phillips Neighborhood Clinic is housed in: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 2742 15th Ave South Mpls, MN [...]

Connection with Allina Health is possible NOW!

Connection with Allina Health is possible NOW!

Allina Health president and chief executive Dr. Penny Wheeler delivers the commencement address at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health with several mentions of the Backyard Initiative. ©˙University of Minnesota School of Public Health By Dr. Penny Wheeler The following is a transcript of Allina Health president and chief [...]

Miski Abdulle named Courageous Woman by Augsburg College!

Miski Abdulle named Courageous Woman by Augsburg College!

Miski Abdulle resident of Phillips West Neighborhood has been named the 2015 Courageous Woman by Augsburg College! Miski Abdulle’s dedicated service to immigrant women and the greater community was brought to center stage with the awarding of the 2015 Courageous Woman Award, an annual honor presented through the Augsburg College Women’s [...]

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