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Dig It STL Summer 2017 Update

July 12, 2017

  Dig It STL is Gateway Greening’s teen employment program where teens work for eight weeks on building knowledge about urban agriculture, food access issues, and community leadership.   On…  Read More



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The Process, Pros, and Cons of No-Till Farming

June 8, 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 students…  Read More



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From School Year to Summer with Dig It STL

May 24, 2017

This week, our first year of Dig It school year internships came to a close as our interns graduated from high school. In the 2016/2017 school year, our crew of…  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



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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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USDA Awards Grant to Support Green Jobs for St. Louis Teens

April 5, 2017

USDA Awards Grant to Support Green Jobs for St. Louis Teens Gateway Greening, Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis Public Schools among organizations working together to support teens pursuing degrees and…  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



This #GivingTuesday we’re raising $5,000 to support Dig It STL! (2)

November 28, 2016

“My name is Kierra Graves, and I am a member of the 2016 Dig It crew. I am a rising senior of MICDS. Before beginning the Dig It program I…  Read More



Support Dig It STL this Giving Tuesday! (2016)

November 28, 2016

This Giving Tuesday we’re raising $5,000 to support Dig It STL! 2016 saw such demand for our summer teen employment program, Dig It STL, that we’ve decided to expand it…  Read More