The C.O.L.A Victory Garden opened in June 2010, sponsored by Thomson-Reuters. It is utilized by those who are in a diversion program or local program serving at-risk youth to provide a learning environment that will aid in providing them with a marketable skill.
The garden provides a peaceful atmosphere, helping our youth to connect with and respect their environment through recycling. Ina addition, the ability to properly grow, harvest, prepare and eat healthy, chemical-free vegetables.
The produce is not sold, but is given to the Grass Roots Food Pantry for distribution. The Victory Garden helps encourage a spirit of entrepreneurship and responsibility.
It is located on an acre of land at 10832 Bellefontaine Rd.
Partnering with Midwest Recycling Center, we have placed cell phone recycling bins in the following locations:
Items accepted: used cell phones, manuals, chargers, cell phone batteries, and accessories
C.O.L.A not only seeks to improve the lives of individuals within the community, but also the environment where they live and work. Check out the ways we sustain the St. Louis community below.