1. Sloup #47 Winner: SNAP 2 It!

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    We tip our hats to the winners of our 47th Sloup, SNAP 2 It!

    SNAP 2 It! is a project of the St. Louis Farmers’ Market Association and is the first step to establishing a double bucks program for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, aka food stamps) recipients at farmers’ markets in St. Louis. The program makes healthy eating affordable for SNAP recipients, directly benefiting low-income families and local farmers. We hope to raise $5000 to establish the program, all of which will go directly towards matching SNAP dollars.

    How Does It Work? SNAP recipients bring their EBT card to … Read the rest


  2. Sloup #47

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    This month, Sloup is going to be serving up chilled soup, and hot ideas at the Creative Exchange Lab!

    Sloup is a monthly gathering of friends, artists, and soup lovers. For a donation of $10 you get soup, snacks, drink, and a VOTE on your favorite of a collection of proposals from artists and activists. Choose your favorite idea, and the one with the most votes gets all of the money raised!

    SUBMIT YOUR IDEA! E-mail a one-page PDF proposal for your creative or community-oriented project to [email protected] BY Tuesday, JULY 22nd.

    Questions? Concerns? Dreams? Fears? Let us know! E-mail … Read the rest


  3. Sloup #46 Winner: The Ville Collaborative

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    We are tickled to announce this month’s winner: The Ville Collaborative!

    We’re still full on the amazing summer gazpacho from Sqwires Restaurant & Annex and brews from Morgan Street Brewery. And SO grateful to the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis for hosting!

    The Ville Collaborative’s proposal explained, “On August 2 we are hosting a block party. We would like to include an art event where youth paint garden beds and flower pots. We also wish to teach them how to make clay pottery… After the block party, this summer we will use all tools and remaining materials to set … Read the rest


  4. Sloup #46 — Closing Party for CAM Open Studios on June 29!

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    This month we’ll be celebrating St. Louis’ creative ideas in oh-so-many ways. One June 29, #46 will take over the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis as the CLOSING PARTY for Open Studios!

    Our delectable soup is generously provided by Sqwires Restaurant and Annex! More potent potables and chewy chewables TBA.

    Sloup is a monthly soup dinner that has crowdfunded over $25,000 for arts and community impact projects in St. Louis. Join us at 5pm, and give $10 in exchange for delicious local eats and a ballot. Hear community members’ creative ideas, and vote for your favorite. The idea … Read the rest


  5. Sloup #45 Winner: Little Free Library!

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    We are delighted to announce that Little Free Library is the winner of Sloup #45! Stay tuned to this adorable project that is making a real difference in Old North.

    Shout out to our other amazing presenters, you can read the lot of ‘em here. Big time thank you to Old North Restoration Group, Juniper, St. Louis Kombucha Brewing & Nebula Coworking.

    We’ll see you all June 29 at Sloup #46 at the CAM!… Read the rest