Tag: School Garden


April Showers in School Gardens

April 11, 2017

It has been a rainy April, but the Clay Elementary second graders are still out in the school garden. Rain often keeps students inside, just as the seeds need to…  Read More



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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



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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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



Gateway Greening Announces Expansion of Lyon Academy at Blow School Garden

December 14, 2016

St. Louis (28 Nov 2016) – Lyon Academy at Blow School Garden in St. Louis, MO. was expanded on 17 Nov 2016 as a result of an award from Gateway…  Read More