‘I choose growth’: My story of transforming an abandoned lot into a thriving urban farm, offering fresh food and jobs for my community

June 17, 2020

By Tyrean ‘Heru’ Lewis 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 class time, you better get them grades together.” It was important to her that no matter how much I got in…

Introducing Heru Urban Farming

May 20, 2020

Hello new friends! My name is Tyrean Lewis and I’m the Founder & CEO of Heru Urban Farming located in St. Louis, Missouri. I am a fourth generational farmer and I’m proud to say that I put my spirit, soul and energy into my craft.  Today, I’m going to share with you my TOP 5…