“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.

Work with us

Hiring Front Block

CommunityGrows cultivates healthy youth through growing gardens in low-income, diverse communities. Through outdoor, environmental and nutrition education, we help high-needs youth develop the confidence, skills and experience to live a healthy life and become leaders in their communities.

Healthy, eco-literate youth


BEETS teens get to earn money as they learn life and job skills, experience nature, explore issues of food equity and environmental justice, and improve both their personal well-being and that of their neighborhood and communities.

Make a difference

4505 Meats

Help our youth flourish in the garden this spring! Your spare change — and even part of your dinner bill — can add up to BIG change for kids in the Western Addition.