Survey Results Indicate New Policies Needed to Support Urban Agriculture in St. Louis City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 13, 2017 Contact: Melissa Vatterott, (314) 581-0561, mvatterott@moenviron.org Survey Results Indicate New Policies Needed to Support Urban Agriculture in St. Louis City St. Louis, MO: Onsite sales of produce and eggs, allowing for more backyard chickens, and making it easier for city residents to purchase land for food production purposes are some of the recommended…

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Meet the Farmers: Conservation Practices Across Missouri

Soil health is an extremely important component of a functioning, environmentally-sustainable farm ecosystem. Farmers can receive government support to assist with financing their sustainable practices on a state level through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources incentivizes and supports these sustainable practices which conserve land and water quality through the Soil and…

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Meet the Farmers: Conservation Practices Across Missouri

STLFPC Member Spotlight on Dan Mueller from HOSCO

What does HOSCO stand for? HOSCO stands for Holistic, Organic, Sustainble, Co-operative. How did you get started in the food system? How did you get involved with HOSCO? I come from a farming family and so I’ve always had a passion for agriculture and for being outdoors. When I got into college, that changed more…

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STLFPC Member Spotlight on Mary Ostafi from Urban Harvest STL

                                                           How did you get started in the food system? I got started as an eater, just like everyone else; as a conscious, healthy eater that was concerned about the industrial ag system in our country. To make a long story short, I fell into this…

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