What is Frogtown Green?

Resident-Led
NEIGHBORHOOD SUSTAINABILITY

Frogtown Green is a volunteer-powered, resident-led group that began with Frogtown Park & Farm. From 2009 to 2012, we campaigned for the preservation of 13 vacant acres in the middle of our neighborhood and its conversion into a public park with an urban farm. Since that success, we have created six more parklets and gardens; planted hundreds of trees; sponsored dozens of events, and collaborated with friends and groups all over Saint Paul.  


                                                                   

From this...
....To This!
Kid-friendly
Kid-friendly

Frogtown Green manages space for young gardeners.

Pro-pollinator
Pro-pollinator

Frogtown Green is creating a massive butterfly-and-bee-friendly garden at West Minnehaha Rec Center

Placemaking
Placemaking

Frogtown Green participates in festivals and parades

Collaborative
Collaborative

Frogtown Green collaborates with gardeners in public housing and schools

Communal
Communal

Frogtown Green manages a 40-bed community garden called Our Village

Festive
Festive

Frogtown Green loves a nice hat

Informative
Informative

Frogtown Green keeps people up to date through newsletters and social media

Frog-A-Riffic
Frog-A-Riffic

Frogtown Green sponsors a summer water stewardship program called FrogLab

Tree-hugging
Tree-hugging

Frogtown Green's volunteer Tree Frogs have planted more than 400 new trees

How It started

It all started with a crazy idea about a farm...in the city. Here's an interview with Frogtown Green's founder and director, Patricia Ohmans. (Recorded by StoryCorps in St Paul, 2016)