Known & Grown STL works to build a resilient food community by supporting and spreading awareness about humane and chemical-free farmers within 150 miles of St. Louis.

Making Resilient 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.


Upcoming Events

  • The Real Dirt on Urban Soils

    Join Ralph Tucker and Ryder Anderson, NRCS Soil Scientists , who will demonstrate the techniques utilized to map and categorize soils for the urban soil…

    Thursday, September 28, 2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EarthDance Organic Farm School
    233 South Dade Ave
    Ferguson, MO
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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)

On the Blog

Announcing: 2023 Known & Grown Micro-grant Award Recipients

Announcing: 2023 Known & Grown Micro-grant Award Recipients

Known & Grown selected 7 recipients to award funds for projects in North St Louis that develop or improve environmental stewardship practices for their farms or gardens. Congratulations to our 2023 recipients! These microgrants are made possible by the Building Resilient Inclusive Communities (BRIC) program. Additional funding from A.C.R.E.S. (Agriculture for Community Restoration, Economic Justice,…

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Now Accepting Applications!

Now Accepting Applications!

Known & Grown is currently accepting application for our 2023 Microgrants. Historically underserved farmers are integral to a resilient and equitable food community. However they face many barriers to success in adopting good environmental practices and running a farming business in general. Known & Grown STL is awarding 3 microgrants of up to $1000 each…

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