Yearly Archives: 2014

Say “Cheese” Please!

February 15th, 2014

On Monday, February 10, 2014 the Seed-to-Mouth afterschool cooking class at Hayward Rec Center on Laguna Street in San Francisco made Ricotta Cheese. The youth began by de-stemming oregano and rosemary and chopping the herbs finely. They also washed and separated romaine lettuce. Then they watched as Adrian Almquist, CommunityGrows garden educator and cooking instructor, … Continue reading Say “Cheese” Please!

Tags: , , After-School Program, Cooking Class, Hayward Recreation Center

Spring 2014 BEETS begins with trip to Baker Beach!

February 9th, 2014

On January 28, 2014 our Spring BEETS Cohort began. This spring, the BEETS Program (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) has seven new teens and five returning from previous sessions. For the first time since 2008, this cohort has more guys than gals—an exciting adventure! They came from a pool of 40 applicants, and … Continue reading Spring 2014 BEETS begins with trip to Baker Beach!

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Miso Soup for the Masses!

February 5th, 2014

On Monday January 27, 2014 CommunityGrows led the after-school youth at Hayward Rec Center in San Francisco through the paces to make a hearty miso soup.  They stemmed and chopped kale, cut up carrots, sweet potatoes and onions, boiling and peeled hard boiled eggs, and added soba noodles.  Everyone was busy creating and contributing to … Continue reading Miso Soup for the Masses!

Tags: , , After-School Program, Cooking Class, Hayward Recreation Center

Great MLK Day in Koshland Garden

January 23rd, 2014

On Monday, January 20, 2014 we had a great turnout of folks to work in Koshland Garden for Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service. A group of twenty high school students came from International High School (of French American International School) with their Service Learning Coordinator, Elizabeth Cleere. This school, located in the neighborhood, … Continue reading Great MLK Day in Koshland Garden

Tags: , , , Koshland Garden, Koshland Park, Koshland Park, MLK Day, Volunteers and Interns Spotlight, Workdays

Martin Luther King Day of Service-January 20, 2014

January 8th, 2014

Please join us to celebrate Martin Luther King’s Day of Service on Monday, January 20, 2014 from 10 AM TO 1 PM in Koshland Park and Garden, corner of Page and Buchanan Streets in San Francisco. Please read the flyer below for more details. Hope to see you there! 1.20.14 Mlk Kp Wkday by Barbara … Continue reading Martin Luther King Day of Service-January 20, 2014

Tags: Koshland Garden, Koshland Park, Koshland Park, Upcoming Events, Workdays