Meet Our Bloggers

MCE provides some in-depth articles on various topics and this page introduces you to the authors and what they write about. To review all of a bloggers articles click their linked blog title. Their most recent articles are listed below their description. River Roils Blog: Brad Walker – Rivers Director Exploring the confluence of greed,…

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MCE Honors Environmental Heroes at Grassroots Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  October 12, 2015 Contact:  Heather B. Navarro, Executive Director MISSOURI COALITION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT PRESENTS 46TH ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS AT THE GRASSROOTS GALA Missouri Coalition for the Environment will celebrate its Grassroots Gala “From Street to Skyline” on Friday, October 23rd at 6:30 pm at Rooster on South Grand Boulevard…

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Local Food Hero: Community Action Agency of St. Louis County (CAASTLC)

Seeds of Hope Farm Their Food Story: CAASTLCis a nonprofit social service agency with a mission to end poverty and prevent the conditions of poverty for present and future generations of St. Louisans. CAASTLC’s Seeds of Hope Farm project addresses food insecurity by operating an income-tiered co-op to improve physical and economic access to fresh…

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Local Food Hero: Urban Harvest STL

Written by Melissa Vatterott, Food and Farm Coordinator. Originally published in September 2015. Their Food Story: Urban Harvest STL transforms forgotten city spaces into productive foodscapes and inspires city dwellers to creatively grow food where they live. Urban Harvest STL built St Louis’s first rooftop farm, the FOOD ROOF Farm, atop a downtown building. The FOOD ROOF…

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Local Food Hero: Skinker-Debaliviere Community Council

Their Food Story: Skinker-Debaliviere Community Council is a community development organization in St. Louis City, which according to its website, “aims to be the connector, coordinator and facilitator of all aspects necessary to maintain and enhance the diverse, desirable and thriving community of Skinker DeBaliviere.” The Council oversees several programs for the community of Skinker DeBaliviere,…

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Local Food Hero: Aaron McMullin

Written by Melissa Vatterott, Food and Farm Coordinator. Originally published August 2015.   Her Food Story:  Aaron McMullin, a native of the St. Louis metro area, is a social and environmental justice advocate, an engaged and passionate adventurer, and a lover of small-scale, sustainable agriculture. From March 2013 until November 2014, Aaron McMullin was an AmeriCorps VISTA with SLU…

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