December 7, 2016


  • 2017 Harvest Banquet Celebration. Crow River Family Services feeding bodies and minds, capacities to competencies, getting back to the roots of social work-growing to learn, learning to grow.
    by kennyturck on October 29, 2017 at 12:24 am

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    by kennyturck on August 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    DIRT GROUP SOUTH GARDENS!!!! In Minneapolis–WOOT WOOT!! Growing to learn, learning to grow!! Tomatoes, Tomatillos, Sweet Corn, Peppers, Eggplant, Kale, Cabbage, Sage, English & Lemon Thymes, Rosemary, Stevia, Thai Mint, Blue Spice Basil, Cinnamon Basil, Bronze Fennel, and more.. In his 1970 book, Identity, Youth, and Crisis, Erik Erikson, one of the founding fathers of … Continue reading DIRT GROUP IS HAPPENING IN THE METRO!!! &rarr […]

  • MACMH 2017
    by kennyturck on April 25, 2017 at 3:47 pm


  • Come see us at LARGEST Children’s Mental Health Conference in the nation! MACMH 2017!!!
    by kennyturck on April 21, 2017 at 2:45 am

    Come see us at the State of Minnesota’s Association of Children’s Mental Health Annual Conference in Duluth, MN April 23-25th!! Opening in the Twin Cities Metro Area May 1, 2017 […]

  • Kenny at 15th Annual Community Conference on the Brain April 6, 2017
    by kennyturck on April 6, 2017 at 2:37 am

    Kenny is presenting tomorrow at: PACT 4 Families 15th Annual Community Conference on the Brain Keynote by Henry Emmons, MD April 6, 2017 Willmar High School, Willmar Minnesota 3:15pm to 8:30pm Kenny’s workshop: 4:10pm-5:10pm, and 5:20pm-6:20pm Social and Emotional Learning and Children’s Mental Health: Utilizing findings in neuroscience and applied theory in practice. Workshop Description … Continue reading Kenny at 15th Annual Community Conference on the Brain April 6, 2017 &rarr […]

  • DIRT GROUP 2017: Opening in the Metro!!
    by kennyturck on April 5, 2017 at 4:25 am

    SO MUCH HAPPENING in 2017!!! DIRT GROUP is a trauma informed children’s mental health application based in social and emotional learning in the context of a gardening/farming project. ( As planting season is ramping up in greenhouses across Minnesota, Crow River Family Services, LLC (CRFS) and DIRT GROUP purchased a commercial greenhouse and installed it … Continue reading DIRT GROUP 2017: Opening in the Metro!! &rarr […]

  • Passion. Integrity. Truth.
    by kennyturck on March 25, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    I cannot adequately express my feelings after meeting with Princess & Darryl from Appetite for Change yesterday at the Breaking Bread Cafe in Minneapolis. I am moved by their passion, integrity, and truth of the work they are doing and humbled by their kindness, sincerity, and generosity. Please, PLEASE visit and like their Facebook page … Continue reading Passion. Integrity. Truth. &rarr […]

  • Woking Across Cultures
    by kennyturck on March 10, 2017 at 9:36 pm

    Originally posted on real-wok: She said her people were the best cooks, and I had to make a case for mi gente.  I wanted to make something Thai…. Granted, Thais and Chinese are different people with different culinary traditions, but it’s all one wok of life.  There are also certain flavors and smells that are similar […]