Environmental Organizations

Brightside St. Louis empowers St. Louisans to help make the region cleaner and greener through their demo garden, community education, and naturescaping services. http://www.brightsidestl.org/

Earthdance Farm School is a nationally recognized farm school that promotes and educates on organic farming through their apprenticeships, youth programs, classes, and volunteer opportunities. http://earthdancefarms.org/

Forest ReLeaf is a nonprofit community-assisted tree nursery working to enrich communities and offer community outreach opportunities and educational classes. http://moreleaf.org/

Good Life Growing is an urban farming company used as a site for community service, experiential learning, and service-learning. https://www.goodlifegrowing.com/

The Green Center offers hands-on outdoor lessons for students where they can investigate and explore the prairie, wetland, or forest, as well as professional development classes are available to educators. https://www.thegreencenter.org/

Green City Coalition connects communities to nature by converting vacant lots into green spaces and works to improve neighborhood vitality & sustainability. https://www.greencitycoalition.org/

Litzsinger Road Ecology Center works with educators and students to promote science teaching and learning at their study center, classrooms, and research lab. https://litzsinger.org/

Maplewood-Richmond Heights’ Seed to Table promotes education, health, and wellness by connecting students to nature. https://www.facebook.com/Seed2Table/

Missouri Botanical Garden offers various classes for adults on topics like gardening, green living, nature study, and outdoor adventures. The Education Division offers nature-based and science-driven programs for pre-K-12 students that include outreach programs, teacher professional development, online resources and service learning opportunities. http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/learn-discover.aspx

Operation Food Search provides evidence-based nutrition education to the local St. Louis area through their Nutrition Education Department. https://www.operationfoodsearch.org/programs/nutrition-education/

St. Louis Master Gardener was established by MOBOT to provide local horticultural education and programs led by trained volunteers. They provide a list of online gardening resources on their site for the public: www.stlmg.com/Resources

St. Louis Beekeepers Association educates the public on beekeeping practices and promotes healthy natural systems where bees, pollinators and people can adapt and thrive. http://www.saintlouisbeekeepers.com/

Slow Food St. Louis promotes good, clean, fair food for all through public education and their Biodiversity Micro Grant program. https://slowfoodstl.org/

University of Missouri Extension uses research-based knowledge to address economic opportunity, educational excellence, and healthy futures in the state of Missouri. https://extension2.missouri.edu/find-your-interest/agriculture-and-environment

Urban Harvest STL strives to make fresh, healthy food accessible to entire communities through their farms and various distribution channels. https://www.urbanharveststl.org/