Yearly Archives: 2008

BEET Ranger Graduation!

October 22nd, 2008

Today we said farewell to the BEET Rangers! It was bittersweet, of course. We will miss them, but we are so proud to see them complete this program and move on to new and exciting paths in their lives! Modern Tea hosted us for a celebration dessert buffet, with cakes, cookies, sparkling apple cider and … Continue reading BEET Ranger Graduation!

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Harvest Festival!

October 18th, 2008

Harvest Festival this year was a great success, all planned and run by the BEET Rangers! In the morning, the BEET Rangers helped move mulch and compost, take out and harvest winter squash, and prepped beds to plant carrot and radishes for the fall. We harvested some cute little winter squashies to decorate for halloween!We … Continue reading Harvest Festival!

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BEET Rangers Job Search

October 15th, 2008

Today with the BEET Rangers we made a trip to Safe Haven, a community space in the Hayes Valley South residence. Safe Haven is an after-school drop in spot for youth in the neighborhood to come do homework, hang out, be with friends. They let us use their computers to work on resumes and job … Continue reading BEET Rangers Job Search

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BEET Rangers at Academy of Sciences!

October 11th, 2008

Today the BEET Rangers got a special treat, as our near-end-of-program celebration! They have been working so hard, and today was a day to celebrate and enjoy at the new Academy of Sciences! The new building is pretty amazing. It was super crowded, but we were able to weave our way through to enjoy the … Continue reading BEET Rangers at Academy of Sciences!

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Permaculture in the Garden

October 8th, 2008

This week in the garden, Katie taught a lesson on Permaculture. Katie had just completed an Urban Permaculture course, where she got to learn a lot of amazing things about design and modeling agriculture systems to be most efficient and supporting of their environment. Today Katie shared with a us a lesson on Patterns in … Continue reading Permaculture in the Garden

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October Garden Newsletter

October 1st, 2008

October 2008 Newsletter Content: 1. Koshland Plans and Planting 2. BEET Rangers and Green Jobs Now! 3. Harvest Festival Celebration! 4. Zuchinni Bread Recipe —————————— —————————————– 1. KOSHLAND GARDEN: PLANS AND PLANTING Fall is approaching, and although the days are warm, the nights are getting longer and cooler. The BEET Rangers have helped us prepare … Continue reading October Garden Newsletter

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BEET Rangers at Breaking Ground Conference!

September 29th, 2008

The BEET Rangers were honored to be invited to participate in the Green Jobs Now national day of action at the Breaking Ground Conference for youthhosted by San Francisco Parks Trust. We were invited to participate in two different workshops: a Green Jobs panel, and a workshop on container gardening. Two of the BEETRangers, Jessica … Continue reading BEET Rangers at Breaking Ground Conference!

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SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER!

September 3rd, 2008

KOSHLAND GARDEN NEWSLETTERA Project of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Parks Group September 2008 Newsletter Content: 1. Koshland Garden Makeover! 2. BEET Rangers at Slow Food Nation 3. Garden Workparty- September 13th 4. Vote for Koshland Garden as SF’s most beautiful garden! 5. See Us On The News! ———————————————————————– 1. Koshland Garden Makeover!Wow! Things have really … Continue reading SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER!

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LetUsGrow Camp Graduation

July 30th, 2008

Our little campers have graduated! It has been such a fun summer, filled with adventure. We will remember with fondness our trips to Alemany Farm, the Ferry Building Farmer’s Market, Book Reading with Mo’ Magic, composting at Garden for the Environment and many breakfasts at Kate’s Kitchen, thanks so much!!!  It has been a great … Continue reading LetUsGrow Camp Graduation

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Koshland Garden Makeover in Progress!!!

July 30th, 2008

Koshland Garden has a brand new kiosk and shed this month! We are super excited about how things are shaping up, and look forward to more changes soon, including a picnic table, and a reshaping of the lower John Muir Elementary School learning garden. Yahoo! For feedback, questions, or to sign up to be on the … Continue reading Koshland Garden Makeover in Progress!!!

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