Farm 411: HartBeet Farm

HartBeet Farm                           HartBeet is a 70 acre farm in Eolia, MO run by Nicki Morgan and her family — four of these acres are in production and the rest of the land is used for foraging for fruits and mushrooms. Last week…

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Farm 411: Green Finned Hippy Farm

Green Finned Hippy Farm On Sunday, April 29, 2018, a small group of representatives from the St. Louis Food Policy Coalition visited the Green Finned Hippy farm (GFH) in Pocahontas, IL. While this region of west-central Illinois is mostly flat, Josh and Alicia, the GFH farmers, have a beautiful slice of land that rolls down…

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Farm 411: Terripin Farms

Terripin Farms Terripin Farms, which is located near Quincy, IL, is on two plots of land — one, about five acres, leased from Four Winds Farm, and a second, owned by Terripin, of about 10 acres. On this land Terripin grows a large variety of vegetables. The MCE staff that went to visit met with…

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STLFPC Member Spotlight on Matthew Moore from North Newstead Association

How did you get started working in the food system? North Newstead Association has supported community gardens throughout our continually expanding service area. Access to fresh and local produce as well as the skills necessary to cultivate those healthy foods is integral to NNA’s mission of promoting community development in north St. Louis City. Recently,…

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