MissouriBusinessAlert.com Feature: Black entrepreneurs look to change Missouri’s farming landscape through urban agriculture￼
Missouri ranks 11th in the nation for agricultural production, but less than 2% of Missouri farmers are Black, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Some Missouri entrepreneurs are…Read More →
News Urban farmers looking to team up with rural farmers Quilen Blackwell and Tyrean Lewis Two urban farmers are ready to bridge the communication gap with rural farmers. Quilen Blackwell with Southside Blooms in…Read More →
WEPOWER Feature: ‘I choose growth’: My story of transforming an abandoned lot into a thriving urban farm, offering fresh food and jobs for my community.
I’ve always had problems with fighting in school. The first time I got suspended for fighting in middle school, my mama told me, “You gonna get suspended while fighting on…Read More →
To reduce the violence Black urban farmers are growing fresh, affordable produce in the city’s food deserts. St. Louis has over 400 acres of vacant lots that could be converted…Read More →
ST. LOUIS — Straw hat in hand, Tyrean “Heru” Lewis jumped out of his pickup truck along busy Shackelford Road in north St. Louis County and walked into the tree…Read More →
KINGSWAY WEST – For many residents of north St. Louis, getting access to organic fruits and vegetables is a task that has become increasingly difficult. This is especially true in…Read More →