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Salad Party in the School Garden!

May 19, 2017

  Gateway Greening’s “Power of Growing Food” was exemplified at Shaw VPA’s end of year salad party in the school garden. After a St. Louis spring of unusual weather, planting and…  Read More



May Chicks in the School Garden

May 9, 2017

Discovering Life Cycles Spring in the school garden means new growth and discoveries! While the students are busy noticing changes in the garden, special visitors have arrived at Clay Elementary…  Read More



Give STL Day at Gateway Greening | 2017

May 4, 2017

  Thursday, May 11, is Give STL Day, and this year Gateway Greening is raising $10,000 to support programs that are more than “just” gardening – like the creation of…  Read More



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Rainy Days on the Gateway Greening Urban Farm

May 4, 2017

Rain Garden or Urban Farm? We probably don’t need to tell to you that it has been an incredibly wet and rainy week on the Gateway Greening Urban Farm. The…  Read More



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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