Tag: Gateway Greening Youth Programs


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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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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



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