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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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Wine Creek Farm

“Our vision for sustainable agriculture leads to the regeneration of the local ecology and the relationship between society and the land.”

“We are a diversified small farm practicing ecological design to develop previously overgrazed land into a sustainable food forest focusing on native plants. We have a regenerative approach to agriculture and realize that our farm is part of the greater ecosystem, and thus must be designed and managed with that in mind. Our practices are natural, and we never spray as we believe in supporting life and not promoting death. Although we do not produce meat commercially, animals both wild and domesticated play an integral role in the regenerative process. We include our wildlife and actively provide them flora and habitat.”

“We grow and harvest a wide range of produce, as well as make a wide range of seasonings and are working on expanding our line of herbal preparations. We focus on native food crops like Sumac, Sassafrass, Spiceberry and Paw Paws.  We love Paw Paws, so much that we’ve planted over 60 already and will plant at least 30-50 trees this year.”

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9600 Wine Creek Farm Road Cedar Hill, Mo 63016

Visiting Hours

Contact Wine Creek Farm to schedule an in-person visit.

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Saturdays (8:00am–12:30pm)

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Wednesdays (4:00pm–7:00pm)

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Thursdays (4:30pm–7:30pm)

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Saturdays (8:00am–12:00pm)

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A Look at Our Farm

More About Our Farm

Farm Size

17 acres, with 2 in rotational vegetable production and 4 for grazing sheep.

Conservation Practices

  • Crop rotation
  • Cover crops
  • Compost
  • No till
  • No synthetic chemicals
  • Drip irrigation
  • Pollinator enhancement plan
  • Nutrient management plan
  • Field border
  • Animals forage for food
  • No animal confinement
  • No antibiotics, parasiticides, or other farm drugs for non-therapeutic reasons
  • No synthetic growth promotants or added hormones

Additional Practices

  • Turf strips between beds to prevent erosion and runoff
  • Grows own transplants
  • Some Certified Organic seed purchasing
  • Heritage breed chickens

Herd Size

50 hens

Animal Feed

Hens forage for grass and are supplemented with conventional grain.


Chickens have free range over 17 acres


  • veggies
  • fennel
  • habanada peppers
  • leaf celery
  • Italian dandelion greens
  • banana peppers
  • asparagus
  • radicchio
  • arugula
  • greens
  • cabbage
  • cauliflower
  • tomatoes
  • eggplant
  • green beans
  • cucumbers
  • squash
  • zucchini
  • collards
  • kohlrabi
  • lettuce
  • spinach
  • swiss chard
  • beets
  • fruit
  • paw paws
  • seasonings
  • herbs
  • finishing salts
  • plant starts