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Known & Grown exists to help farmers within the St. Louis foodshed spread the word about their practices, their products, and the principles that ground their work.

Known & Grown STL is a project of Missouri Coalition for the Environment, on behalf of the St. Louis Food Policy Coalition.

(314) 727-0600
jderose@moenviron.org
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Good Life Growing

We are a social enterprise focused on combating urban decay and food insecurity.

“Good Life converts vacant, blighted land into production as a micro-farm. We work with and hire from the communities we operate in, and only use sustainable growing techniques.

We started in earnest to combat urban decay and food insecurity, and to create a local healthy food system and living wage jobs. We became hyper passionate about this effort the more we immersed ourselves in the North St. Louis City community and saw first hand the need for healthy food as medicine and an alternative to crime and low wage service jobs.”

Farm Size

5 outdoor acres
40K sq ft indoors/vertical

Conservation Practices

  • Pressure compensated drip irrigation
  • Closed loop aquaponic grow techniques
  • Capture and utilize rain water
  • Never use herbicides or pesticides that are non organic
  • Compost organic matter
  • Solar power

Visit Our Farms!

Locations

4057 Evans Ave
St. Louis, MO. 63113

We serve The Ville, The Greater Ville,  Fairgrounds Neighborhood, East St. Louis, Old North St. Louis, and the North STL Riverfront.

Shop with us.

Sunday Produce Stand at Evans Farm (on the corner of Sarah & MLK, by Good Life Growing’s 4057 Evans Avenue community farm)

Soulard Farmer’s Market (weekly on Saturdays)

Old North Provisions (opening soon!)

Contact us.

info@goodlifegrowing.com