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Teacher Spotlight: Kerri Stevison

January 3, 2019

Kerri leads the Agriscience component for the St. 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



How to Grow Rice in St. Louis

December 21, 2018

Do you want to grow something totally different in your youth garden next year?  Something that will surprise everyone who sees it? How about rice? This year, we grew rice…  Read More



Give STL Day 2018

April 3, 2018

Support the Future of St. Louis Community Gardens on St. Louis Gives Day 2018 The Power of Growing Food   About Give STL Day Give STL Day is a 24-hour…  Read More



Giving Grove at Work

Giving Grove at Work

March 28, 2018

At Gateway Greening we believe St. Louis is only as strong as its communities. Our vision is a region where people are connected to the land, to their food, and…  Read More



Voice from the Tower Grove East Community Garden

March 28, 2018

  Written by Mary Anne Pikrone, Tower Grove East Community Garden Leader.   Three and a half years ago, as my husband and I were taking a get-acquainted drive through…  Read More



Planting and Planning for Pollinators

March 1, 2018

Most gardeners know that encouraging pollinators is good for their growing plants, but not everyone knows that increased diversity of pollinators can mean more vegetables to harvest. One of the…  Read More



Fostering Student Ownership in the School Garden

February 16, 2018

  How do you foster a sense of student ownership and investment in their school garden? By encouraging them to be a part of the decision making process. Last week,…  Read More



Teacher Spotlight: Lauren Hollis

February 2, 2018

Interview with Lauren Hollis, a teacher at Clay Academy in St. Louis, MO., about how she personally became involved in the school’s garden.    How long have you been gardening…  Read More



Engineers at work!

Engineers in the School Garden

January 16, 2018

As the weather gets colder, time in the garden gets shorter. However, indoor lessons can still have garden connections! Throughout December, the fourth-graders at Gateway Elementary observed and measured how…  Read More



Patrick Henry Downtown Academy School Garden Expansion 2016

Teacher Spotlight: Patti Stogsdill of Patrick Henry Elementary

January 9, 2018

Interview with Patti Stogsdill, preschool teacher at Patrick Henry Elementary in St. Louis MO., about how she personally became involved with the school’s garden. How long have you been gardening…  Read More