Programs serving the Cimarron community and beyond.
Cimarron Youth Garden
Our youth garden provides an opportunity for children and teens of Cimarron to learn about gardening and food production in a hands-on environment. The youth are able to harvest from the garden and learn to ways to cook and eat what they grow.
Cimarron Farm and CSA
In 2013, OCFP worked with Cimarron Managment and FamilyMeans again to create a youth CSA (Community Support Agriculture) and hired teens through the MN Workforce Center to help manage the CSA.
Cimarron garden is a large community garden for the residents of the Cimarron community in Lake Elmo, Minnesota. Originally started as a youth garden in partnership with Cimarron Management and FamilyMeans, who runs the teen center at Cimarron, youth living in Cimarron were encouraged to garden and learned important life skill of patience, hard work, and team wor
Corner Store Project
Our Community Food Projects along with Washington County Public Health and Environment partnered with Lake Elmo Market, a gas station in Lake Elmo to develop a Corner Store. Located in ‘food desert’ the Lake Elmo Market is a perfect opportunity to give the community access to healthy, affordable food.