Grow, Together

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To fill out an online interest group volunteer form, scroll to bottom of page.

Gateway Greening welcomes groups of all sizes to volunteer and support our programs. Religious groups, civic clubs, organizations and businesses alike can mobilize their members and employees to demonstrate their commitment to improving St. Louis through urban agriculture.

We offer flexible options for volunteer groups and will work with you to create an experience that makes sense for your group.

Benefits to your organization and the community

Team Building
A chance for employees to spend time together in an informal and positive environment.

Community Connections
Volunteering in the community through an employer empowers the workforce; ultimately imporoving employee perceptions of the companies they work for.

Long Term Projects
The volunteer projects at Gateway Greening are lasting fixtures in the community. They provide an opportunity for employees to see their impact for years to come.

Media Opportunities
Employee volunteer days offer unique opportunities for advertisement and promotion.

Demonstration Garden
Volunteer schedule: Saturdays, March through October
Location: Bell Garden 3871 Bell, 63108

Volunteers help maintain 20 vegetable demonstration beds used to illustrate seasonal growing techniques; care for several large ornamental plantings, including sidewalk street plantings; and assist with special garden improvement projects and seasonal tasks. Volunteers gain vast experience in garden maintenance and best practices working alongside Gateway Greening staff on the cutting edge of gardening practices.

Gateway Greening Urban Farm
Volunteer schedule: Weekdays, April through October
Location: Gateway Greening Urban Farm 2200 Pine, 63103

Come work at a 2.5 acre urban farm oasis in the heart of downtown St. Louis. Help learn about and maintain  48 raised vegetable beds, an orchard, ornamental borders, berries, beehives, a composting system, rain garden, harvest station, hawk platform, native plants and a rainwater catch cistern.

Volunteers are needed to work alongside St. Patrick Center clients in the therapeutic horticulture and job training programs to help with bed prep, planting, harvesting, market prep, general maintenance and to provide leadership opportunities and increased diversity on the farm.

Community or Youth Gardens
Lend a hand in one of our over 200 active community gardens. Volunteers are needed at community gardens to work alongside garden leaders, helping with weeding, bed clearing, compost turning, etc. To find a garden near you, please check our map of gardens.


 

Does Your Group Want to Volunteer? Please fill out the Online Group Interest Volunteer Form below and we will be in contact with you shortly.

We also ask that those new to Gateway Greening, as well as those under 18, bring a completed Volunteer Form or Parental Consent From to the event.


To view our volunteer handbook click here: 2017 GGI Volunteer Handbook

Contact:

Manager of Volunteers
Phone:(314) 588-9600 ext. 110
Email: volunteer@gatewaygreening.org