Known & Grown STL is a program of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment that works to build a more resilient and sustainable food system by supporting and spreading awareness about eco-friendly farmers within 150 miles of St. Louis.

Making Resilient Food Communities!

We’re working to improve the St Louis foodshed for everyone. We work to support our local, sustainable farmers, educate consumers about the benefits of knowing where your food comes from, and improve access to healthy foods across the region.


Our Work

Our work is centered around supporting environmentally-conscious farmers and educating consumers in order to build a resilient food system.

Our Supporters

Known & Grown is supported by the generosity of the following funders as well as by individuals like you.

Our Impact

0 environmentally conscious farms in Known and Grown.
0 % more profitable than conventional farms. (NIH 2018)
0 % reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from environmentally conscious farms. (Rodale Institute, 2020)

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Don’t Let your Pumpkins go to Waste!

Don’t Let your Pumpkins go to Waste!

Did you know over a billion pounds of pumpkins end up in landfills every year following Halloween? That’s a scary statistic! Organic waste in landfills do not break down properly and create excess methane, a greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. Here are 5 ways to keep your pumpkins out of landfills: 1. Compost…

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