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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

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Weather won’t stop us!

March 11, 2017

What happens when the weather makes it challenging to take class outside and into the school garden? We bring the garden inside to class! Last week Gateway Greening Youth Educator…  Read More

Teacher Spotlight on LaTosha Hayes of Gateway Elementary

February 24, 2017

  Interview with LaTosha Hayes, 4th grade teacher at Gateway Elementary in St. Louis, MO, about how she personally became involved with the school’s garden.   How long have you…  Read More

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Farm Manager Rachel Deffenbaugh says Farewell

February 24, 2017

Gateway Greening Urban Farm Manager Rachel Deffenbaugh, teaching harvesting techniques to City Seeds Therapeutic Job Training ’16 clients. Photo Credit Deer Hart Photography.   Dear Gateway Greening Community,   It…  Read More

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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

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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