“Can we make a green salad every week?”

-Abdul, 4th grader

We cultivate healthy youth through growing

gardens in low-income, diverse communities.

We believe deeply in what we do and the change that we are able to make right here in San Francisco. We teach gardening, cooking, and healthy living to our youth, providing them with amazing outdoor experiences right here in the Western Addition.

Thank you! Morgan Stanley

morgan stanley volunteers1

On behalf of the staff at CommunityGrows, we would like to show our appreciation to Morgan Stanley for their support and engagement in both our programs and this workday! The gardens look wonderful, and their actions have set the stage for another great year with our students.

Now hiring teens for the BEETS Program!


Are you or someone you know 15–19 years old and looking to GET PAID to learn more about the environment, nutrition and gain valuable job skills?  In this paid program, teens will learn about the environment and how to grow healthy food, meet new friends,  and make a difference in the community through field trips and community projects.

3rd Annual Carnival Fundraiser


Support our programs and play skeeball (or Hoopshot, or pinball or more!) on October 3rd!  This fun, family friendly event is a great opportunity to make a difference while playing free games, eating snacks and learning more about our work. We also have a great raffle and silent auction featuring items and experiences from partners around the Bay Area.

Tickets on sale now! »