A Back Yard Farm


Benefits of Organic Gardening

by jennifer.

Eating Healthy Food

The most advantageous aspect of organic gardening is most definitely the healthy food that you're growing. No supermarket fruits or vegetables can compare in taste, nutrition, or cleanliness to the freshly plucked harvest your...

Green Smoothies

by jennifer.

Obsessed with green smoothies? They’re quick, easy, portable, delicious, and you can add a ridiculous amount of super-powered nutrients to each one. Plus, let’s all just admit that drinking something green gives you an excuse to feel smug in the...

Bringing the Seedlings Home

by Rebecca.

I am giddy with excitement as I see the baskets of new plants being delivered to my backyard, ready to be planted.  Kale (lots of it as I am a morning kale smoothy freak), butterhead  & romaine lettuce, cabbage, parsley, thyme,...

Warming Up the Garden Beds

by Rebecca.
The winter of 2013-2014 has been REALLY long and cold! 
 The weather has been warming up and we now get to start planting! 
 To warm up the beds Joan and Colleen from A Backyard Farm have come by and created a "greenhouse" for...

Easy Crops

by jennifer.

The following is an original and entertaining infographic which explains how to build a vegetable garden at home. It summarizes the main elements that we need to grow our own vegetables and also some easy crops that can be useful if we are...

2014 Winter Market

by jennifer.

Winter is here, but the Minneapolis Farmers Market is still in full swing. If you're looking for local meat and poultry sellers the North Lyndale market is where to go. This April make sure to stop by the market.

Dates and Hours

April 5th, 12th,...