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Students Planning School Garden Crops

February 10, 2017

In preparation for the fast approaching growing season, 2nd and 3rd graders at Mallinckrodt Academy have been making some important decisions about what they want to grow in their school…  Read More



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VermiComposting at Gateway Elementary

January 27, 2017

  Although the school gardens may be resting, Seed to STEM is growing; Gateway Greening is now working directly with fourth grade classes at Gateway Elementary. Gateway Greening and the…  Read More



Birding Blog Jan 2017

Pre-School Birding at Clay Elementary

January 2, 2017

This past December, the kindergartners and preschoolers at Clay Elementary became expert birders! As December finally started getting chilly, we noticed that the bees and worms that just a month…  Read More



Library Community Gardens

Have you met your Library Community Gardens?

December 19, 2016

5 Questions We Love Hearing About Library Community Gardens We love it when people ask us questions about our programs, even if it’s something we’ve heard more than once! After…  Read More



Top 10 Questions heard by the Volunteer Team

Top 10 Questions our Volunteer Team Hears!

December 13, 2016

Recently we sat down with our Volunteer Team to find out what questions they hear most often. From tabling in the community to working with volunteers in community gardens across…  Read More



This #GivingTuesday we’re raising $5,000 to support Dig It STL! (2)

November 28, 2016

“My name is Kierra Graves, and I am a member of the 2016 Dig It crew. I am a rising senior of MICDS. Before beginning the Dig It program I…  Read More



This #GivingTuesday we’re raising $5,000 to support Dig It STL!

November 28, 2016

2016 saw such demand for our summer teen employment program, Dig It STL, that we’ve decided to expand it to a year-round program! Now, students can continue to get hands…  Read More



2016 – Ten Years on the Farm

November 18, 2016

A look back at the founding, building, and overall impact of The Gateway Greening Urban Farm. The Gateway Greening Urban Farm (formerly known as City Seeds) started out as most…  Read More



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Top Ten Questions We Hear on the Farm

November 18, 2016

We love it when people ask us questions, even if they’re the same ones over and over again!  Today we’re counting down the top 10 questions we hear from people…  Read More



Perennials in the Fall Garden

October 25, 2016

When it comes to gardening, it’s a well known fact that every gardener has their own way of doing things – and that’s okay! But it does mean that sometimes…  Read More