Meet Zarea. A standout leader, and an inspiration for those at every level of Roots.

“There are two parts of Roots for the Home Team: the program, and the…


ROOTS participants work at Octo-Fishbar to serve 1,200 salads to front-line workers.

New challenges bring fresh opportunities to serve salads outside of Target…


With live baseball at Target Field on the bench, Open Arms steps up as a perfect venue.

Open Arms, a nonprofit that cooks and delivers nutritious meals to people…


Hot Power Hitter

Brown rice • Bell peppers • Cherry tomatoes • Radishes • Roasted chickpeas •…


La Fresca

Quinoa • Cherry tomatoes • Bell peppers • Carrots • Pickled cucumbers •…


Spice It Cool

Rice noodles • Bok choy • Carrots • Red cabbage • Cilantro • Chili, lime…


Southern Vacation

Red rice • Barley • Sugar Snap Peas • Radishes • Kohlrabi • Smoked Paprika…


MTV (Mexico to Vietnam)

Brown rice • Hominy • Jicama • Napa cabbage • Cherry tomatoes • Chipotle,…


Northside Fresh

Yams • Black-eyed peas • Brussels sprouts • Cucumbers • Tomatoes • Avocado,…


2018 Salads and Stories

Each season, participating youth tap into their cultural heritage, creativity…