Tag: Gateway Greening Youth Programs


Engineers at work!

Engineers in the School Garden

January 16, 2018

As the weather gets colder, time in the garden gets shorter. However, indoor lessons can still have garden connections! Throughout December, the fourth-graders at Gateway Elementary observed and measured how…  Read More



Patrick Henry Downtown Academy School Garden Expansion 2016

Teacher Spotlight: Patti Stogsdill of Patrick Henry Elementary

January 9, 2018

Interview with Patti Stogsdill, preschool teacher at Patrick Henry Elementary in St. Louis MO., about how she personally became involved with the school’s garden. How long have you been gardening…  Read More



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Summer School in the International Garden

July 28, 2017

This summer, Gateway Greening Educators Meg Holmes and Lucy Herleth had the opportunity to be a part of the Nahed Chapman New American Academy garden’s story by participating in summer…  Read More



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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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



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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



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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



GATEWAY GREENING AWARDED $205,000 GRANT BY MONSANTO FUND

April 19, 2017

  Grant will be used to educate and empower the youth of St. Louis through exposure to gardening and healthy eating. St. Louis (April 20th, 2017) – Gateway Greening has…  Read More