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Downtown St. Petersburg farm feeds community, fertilizes young minds

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At this unique farm nestled in the heart of downtown St. Pete, young people are learning much more than just how to grow food.

By Mike Hughes
FOX 13 News
June 1, 2021


Farms aren’t just out in the country anymore. Urban farms like the St. Pete Youth Farm are popping up in cities all over the country.

The St. Pete Youth Farm is a not only a place where young people learn the importance of how to grow food but it’s also a place where they develop important life skills.

“This initiative all started back in 2017,” explained the farm’s Carla Bristol. “They had something happen in the community that was somewhat unique. We had two grocery stores in a period of four years close. When that happened, a lot of different people came together, started talking about how do we address this critical need within the community for access to fresh fruits and vegetables.”

When the initially program started, it was designed to be a youth driven-initiative led by young people that would teach them about food and nutrition.

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