Roots Salad

Roots for the Home Team began as an idea that something cool could happen ...

Child in the Garden

... if we partnered with youth garden programs; purchased the foods they grew ...


... tapped into their bright brains to create delicious salad recipes ...


... then had the youth sell their salad creations to a major league audience.


It's been a home run. Incredible things have sprouted from this venture. Read On.

Swing into the cart

for the 2015 Season:

Minnesota Twins
(located at Gate 34)

  • May 30-31
  • June 6-7; 20-21
  • July 11-12; 25-26
  • August 1-2; 15-16; 29-30
  • September 19-20
  • October 3-4

Minnesota Gophers
(located in section 127)

  • September 3, 19, 26
  • October 17, 31

Welcome to Roots for the Home Team®

Seeding Youth Success

Roots for the Home Team helps youth boldly believe in their futures, gain valuable skills, pride and greater sense of confidence through a first-of-its-kind salad enterprise.

We partner with youth garden programs in ethnically diverse areas of the Twin Cities. Using their produce grown as ingredients, and their inventive nature to help develop the recipes, together we sell delicious salads at Target Field on Minnesota Twins’ weekend home games.

Through Roots, youth experience a new sense of achievement, a new view and belief that they can create a great life.

Roots on Facebook

All packed up. 24 hours until kick-off. Youth Farm West Side hosts our first game. ...

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Tick tick tick tick... 48 hours from our Minnesota Gophers stadium debut. It's an intimate gathering - 52,000. Tell your buddies we'll be there. Section 127. 80+ degrees at game time says "salads" to us. Cheers to finding a whole new fan base for our mighty talented youth. ...

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Roots at Work

  • Strives to strengthen kids’ health through a fresh, positive approach to the “eat healthy food” conversation
  • Builds youths’ character, self-esteem, leadership skills and knowledge of running a business
  • Offers youth new experiences that foster new aspirations
  • Supports urban communities’ access to more fresh produce
  • Offers baseball fans enticing new ballpark food choices, supporting the message that eating well can be delicious and doable