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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



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