Yearly Archives: 2010

Support CommunityGrows Today!

April 14th, 2010

Your contribution to CommunityGrows is greatly appreciated! You can make your donation at the Tides Center Donation page. Please select CommunityGrows from the list of projects on the donation page. CommunityGrows is fiscally sponsored by the Tides Center, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the nation’s largest fiscal sponsor.

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Starting a Garden at the Hayward Recreation Center

April 13th, 2010

On Wednesday, April 13, 2010 we began a nine-week program to create a garden at Hayward Recreation Center through a partnership with the Buchanan YMCA, across the street from Plaza East housing on Laguna St near Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco. Youth designed the layout of the garden, what was to be planted, and … Continue reading Starting a Garden at the Hayward Recreation Center

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Handful Players Rehearse in Koshland Garden

April 8th, 2010

On Thursday, April 8, 2010, the Handful Players came to Koshland Garden to rehearse their upcoming play by Eugenie Chan entitled Rainbow in Your Corner. The play highlights how the children of San Francisco’s Western Addition community meet the legendary John Muir and discover and learn to preserve the natural beauty of the neighborhood; the … Continue reading Handful Players Rehearse in Koshland Garden

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New Facebook Page for CommunityGrows

February 24th, 2010

CommunityGrows now has a Facebook page! There will be updates on the latest events and news regarding CommunityGrows. In addition, there will be photos posted to the wall from the latest garden workshops and other related events. Feel free to like us on Facebook and invite your friends and family to join as well. Thanks!

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Down-Home Workday in Koshland Park

February 24th, 2010

We had a very friendly neighborhood workday this past Saturday. Many residents and families from Hayes Valley Apartments joined us to move a mountain of wood chip and transport native plants from the John Muir School front garden. Some of the morning crew, including Freddie from the Recreation and Park Department and Megan Schufreider, Manager … Continue reading Down-Home Workday in Koshland Park

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Workday this Saturday, February 20, 2010

February 17th, 2010

Come show some love to your neighborhood park and garden. We will be transplanting native plants, mulching, pruning, weeding, planting, and more! Snacks will be provided. Let your friends and family know about the upcoming event. For example, you can let them know about it on Facebook or Twitter. I appreciate it a lot!  See … Continue reading Workday this Saturday, February 20, 2010

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