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.

Shop Local this Holiday Season!

This holiday season, show your support for local, sustainable, and humanely-raised food by shopping with Known & Grown farmers. Whether you’re sharing a meal with friends and family or giving gifts of appreciation, there are so many ways to support our farmers and so many products to chose from. Use our Local Food Locator to find our farmers near you!


Upcoming Events

  • MCE Holiday Party

    Please join us for our annual holiday party to enjoy food, drinks, and cheerful discussions about the work we have accomplished in 2023. MCE staff…

    Thursday, December 7, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm MCE Main Office
    725 Kingsland Ave
    Suite 100
    St Louis, MO
  • USDA-NRCS Programs for Small-Scale Farmers

    Think USDA programs only benefit large-scale commodity farmers? Think again! This webinar will provide a general overview of the Federal Farm Bill and how its…

    Wednesday, December 13, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Zoom
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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

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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