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Seminole Pumpkin: by Cameron Lee

July 12, 2019

One of the many plants growing in our Demonstration Garden this year is the Seminole pumpkin.  It has grown so well for us that we’ve decided to offer it for…  Read More



Garden Spotlight: Britt Tate and Columbia Elementary

July 3, 2019

Britt Tate is the art teacher at Columbia Elementary and Bryan Hill Elementary.  Columbia Elementary is one of Gateway Greening’s Seed to STEM sites, where GG educator Nick Speed teaches…  Read More



School Garden Spotlight – St. Francis of Assisi

May 24, 2019

Mike Herries and his wife, Paula, are the garden leaders at St. Francis of Assisi parish and school.  As the STREAM Coordinator at the school, Mike is passionate about connecting…  Read More



Youth Garden Spotlight: Girls Inc. Garden and Sheila Irving

May 1, 2019

Girls Inc. is a nonprofit that provides educational and cultural after-school and summer programs in safe environments for girls and encourages them to realize their potential.  They offer after-school and…  Read More



Central Reform Congregation Garden: Growing Food & Community

April 29, 2019

Wendy Bell and Karen Flotte, CRC Co-Garden Goddesses Karen Flotte and Wendy Bell are very involved at the Central Reform Congregation, but their role as “co-garden goddesses” is what they…  Read More



Gateway Michael Carver Garden: Edward Scruggs, Oliver Tindle, and Rosemarie Schelling

March 26, 2019

Gateway Michael Elementary has always had a school garden but in recent years, it has taken on more importance. Edward Scruggs, Oliver Tindle, and Rosemarie Schelling are three teachers that…  Read More



Adams Elementary Spotlight: Albert Sanders and Connie Myers

March 7, 2019

Albert Sanders teaches preschool and the Saturday morning classes at Adams Elementary. In partnership with Connie Myers, from Washington University, Albert leads the school garden, Sun Patch Garden at Adams.…  Read More



Farming While Black Book Report by Nick Speed

February 22, 2019

I recently read Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been combing through the book and blown away at all of the…  Read More



Pattonville School District Garden

February 6, 2019

Simon Amies, Pattonville School District Webmaster and leads the youth garden at the Pattonville School District’s Learning Center.  After joining the Pattonville School District team, Simon Amies, an avid gardener…  Read More



Teacher Spotlight: Kerry Stevison

January 3, 2019

Kerry leads the Agriscience component for the Saint Louis Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science Program.   The Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program is a work-based youth development program that uses…  Read More