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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Urban Farming Tag

Congratulations to Local Food Director, Rae Miller, and her partner Jarred on their brand new daughter, Maple Breese. We are all wishing you well! The Known and Grown family of farmers continues to grow as we have recently added two new farms. Long time area organic farm Biver Farms joined us in July, as well as Mindy and Bobby with Rustic Roots Farm. Welcome to Known and Grown STL! Known and Grown farmer and MCE partner in the Washington University Building Resilient Inclusive Communities grant, Erica Williams of A Red Circle, hosted the first annual Good Food Summit at the University of Missouri Extension Office. This was an exciting event bringing together policy makers, growers, educators and many other activists in the North County Local Food movement. We identified what was required to sustain a viable food community in North County and

Tyrean Lewis, founder and president of Heru Urban Farming and Garden, welcomed me to his garden on Maffitt Avenue with a warm smile, a firm handshake, and a quick tour of the property. What had once been an empty lot was now a beautifully rich garden. Even with winter fast approaching and the summer crops beginning to die off, bees fly around, neighborhood cats stop in for visits, and new plants begin to sprout up out of the ground.