Tag: Gateway Greening Youth Programs


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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



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



Celebrate National Farm to School Month in October

September 21, 2016

October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate connections happening all over the country between schools and local food! Farm to school enriches the connection communities have…  Read More



Summer Maintenance in the School Garden

September 21, 2016

It’s a tough reality that the most active growing period in the garden coincides with summer break – when teachers and students are gone. It can be challenging to keep…  Read More



September Teacher Spotlight: “Let’s Get Dirty!”

September 20, 2016

We want to highlight Nina Warren, a kindergarten teacher at Clay Elementary whose class has been a part of our Seed to STEM progam for several years. Ms. Warren is…  Read More



Communities Make the Difference!

August 15, 2016

I recently stopped by Shaw VPA to take photos of their awesome stump circle – but wound up taking photos of the garden instead! It may be summer break, but…  Read More



Reflecting on Rigor – Dig It STL

August 2, 2016

Dig It teens are on the home stretch, with only 1 week to go before their summer jobs are over. They have done some HARD physical work, jobs that would…  Read More



Nahed Chapman New American Academy International Garden

July 18, 2016

     The Journey Begins with Us My original questions was…Can we provide refugee students with information that can assist them in overcoming the unique challenges that exist in their classrooms?…  Read More