Join Spark-Y on April 2nd for the grand opening of our Urban Ag. Lab Phase I — an exciting new aquaponics production facility in South Minneapolis! Enjoy touring the facility, making seed “bombs” and compost tea, sampling delicious food, listening to live music, and the chance to win prizes! Bring your family and friends because this event is free and open to the public. Share this event by clicking the “invite” tab at the top of the page.
ABOUT THE LAB
An early impact on our youth can be felt for generations. The Spark-Y Urban Ag. Lab is an innovative social entrepreneurship initiative that is fueling youth leadership and a sustainable future here in the Twin Cities. The Spark-Y Urban Ag. Lab is the pilot facility for educating youth while growing clean healthy food for the community. Using sustainability and entrepreneurship in action, this facility was built by Spark-Y staff, youth from our programs, and community volunteers at break neck pace over the past two months. At launch, it will be providing healthy, aquaponically-grown food in the form of micro-greens, lettuce, strawberries and more to local restaurants; a job pathway and field trip for our youth school programs, and offer community agro-tours and workshops! Help us create a sustainable future together!
Learn more about Spark-Y at http://spark-y.org/