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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.

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New Roots Urban Farm

“New Roots challenges our current food systems by creating urban agriculture models, teaching and empowering inner city youth through food production and cooking, and feeding and nourishing ourselves and others in the St. Louis community.”

“New Roots Urban Farm is a farming collective in North St. Louis that provides organic produce to the community. Our mission is threefold:

Education- We aim to be a resource to the community in sharing knowledge about how to grow food in and for your own neighborhood.

Sustainability- We aim for our efforts to grow food to be regenerative to the land, increasing the fertility and depth of our soil. We divert some of the organic matter in the wastestream of the city onto our land, compost, and cover crop. And even on our tiny intensively planted 1/3 of an acre, we keep one bed fallow each year to serve as a composting windrow.

Food Security- We aim to make healthy food available to those who wouldn’t normally have access to it. We have a small CSA to financially support our efforts, and we sell some at market, but we try to keep a fair amount of the food in the neighborhood.

If you’d like to come check us out and learn more, you are welcome to come meet up with us during one of our work days on Tuesday or Sunday mornings.
You can also join our weekly CSA to pick up at the farm (contact us for season specific details, or sign up to get added to our volunteer list.”

Location

1832 Hogan St, St. Louis, MO 63106

Volunteer with New Roots Urban Farm!

Work days are Sundays and Tuesdays from 9 am- 1 pm.

Click here to complete their Volunteer Intake Form or email New Roots to volunteer!

Shop with us.

To buy produce from New Roots Urban farm, join their CSA or visit City Greens Market!

A Look at Our Farm

More About Our Farm

Farm Size

5,500 sq. feet

Conservation Practices

  • Crop rotation
  • Fallow land
  • Cover crops
  • Compost
  • Nutrient management plan
  • No till
  • No synthetic chemicals
  • Drip irrigation
  • Integrated pest management
  • Pollinator habitat enhancement plan

Additional Practices

New Roots donates a large portion of everything they grow back to the community they serve.

Products

  • Veggies
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Carrots
  • Turnips
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Onions