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Roots happenings give youth the opportunity to shine bright in the spotlight.


UWM Report
May 17, 2019
Student-created salad on the UWM menu for fall

May 16, 2019
RECIPE: Northside salad

Twin Cities Live
March 19, 2019
Roots for the Home Team: MTV Salad


WUWM 89.7
September 28, 2018
Milwaukee Area Teens Serve Locally Grown Greens At Miller Park

September 7, 2018
Roots for the Home Team serving salads with a side of youth empowerment

Milwaukee Brewers Press Release
July 20, 2018
Roots for the Home Team to Partner with Brewers Community Foundation

June 18, 2018
Teen Gardeners Hit Home Run With Healthy Concession Stand

Julie Kendrick
June 14, 2018
Roots for the Home Team

Minnesota Good Age
March 29, 2018
Rooting for Kids


Star Tribune
May 27, 2017
Young Twin Cities gardeners team up with chefs to create Home Team salads

Minnesota Public Radio
March 16, 2017
Program for urban kids mixes ethnic salads, business lessons

Eating Well Magazine
May/June, 2017
A Healthy Home Run


Minnesota Public Radio
Sept. 2, 2016
Moveable Feast: Nonprofits

Minnesota Lynx website
June 1, 2016
Lynx Honor Inspiring Woman Susan Moores with Roots for the Home Team

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
May 5, 2016
People on the Move: Susan Moores receives Medallion Award


Food Service News magazine
August 2015
Getting to the Roots of Food

Press Release
July 15, 2015
Roots Receives Goodness for Gardens Award

The Packer newspaper
July 7, 2015
Roots Awarded Opal Apple Youth Make a Difference Award

June 23, 2015
Roots For The Home Team’s Wild Gitigan Salad

Iowa State University Alumni Association Blog
April 28, 2015
‘Roots for the Home Team’ Home Run

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Academy Foundation website
Susan Moores Awarded 2015 Mary Abbott Hess Award for Nutrition Innovation

Become a Career Ambassador

We’re always looking to give our youth a taste of additional professions. If you work in food, agriculture or a related industry, or are an entrepreneur and would like to become a Roots Career Ambassador, contact us.

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