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Mindfulness in the School Garden

April 28, 2017

  This spring, youth educators Meg Holmes and Lucy Herleth have been working with Brown School practicum student Eli Horowitz to develop a mindfulness program to use in conjunction with Gateway Greening’s…  Read More



Seed to STEM

April 28, 2017

  Creating Curriculum for St. Louis Educators Gateway Greening youth educators have been working in local schools for the last five years, coordinating with teachers to get children outside and…  Read More



Teacher Spotlight: Shannon Flanders of Mallinckrodt Academy

April 18, 2017

Interview with Shannon Flanders, kindergarten teacher at Mallinckrodt Academy in St. Louis, MO, about how she personally became involved with the school’s garden. How did you get started with gardening…  Read More



April on the Urban Farm with Dig It STL

April 18, 2017

The appearance of April on the farm coincides with the mysterious disappearance of sufficient hours in the day. Dig It kicked it into high gear last week, cutting, assembling, and…  Read More



April Showers in School Gardens

April 11, 2017

It has been a rainy April, but the Clay Elementary second graders are still out in the school garden. Rain often keeps students inside, just as the seeds need to…  Read More



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A Semester in Dig It STL Internship Program

April 6, 2017

  This is the first year that Gateway Greening has offered a high school internship program, in addition to our summer teen employment program. Through the internship, local high school…  Read More



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Greening the STL Map Room

March 31, 2017

This week the Gateway Greening staff found a new way to highlight school & community gardens throughout St. Louis City – by teaming up with the STL Map Room project!…  Read More



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Volunteers Spring Cleaning School Gardens

March 28, 2017

Saint Louis Public Schools have spring break next week, so students throughout the district have been tackling big projects in their gardens. Some of the garden projects were simply too…  Read More



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No-Till Proposal by Dig It STL

March 24, 2017

Dig It STL Interns ask: “Why are you tilling the Farm beds?” Since October, Dig It interns Adam and Anna have been hard at work on the Gateway Greening Urban Farm. From…  Read More



Compost Challenge at Mallinckrodt Academy

March 17, 2017

Whether you enjoy a good steak or are a vegetarian, the truth is we all rely on healthy soil in which to grow our food (or our cows food). Simply put,…  Read More