Category Archives: Farms

Green Gulch Farm with Booker T. and Up-on-Top Summer Youth

June 14th, 2014

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, CommunityGrows took two groups of youth from Booker T. Washington Community Service Center and Up-on-Top Summer Program to Green Gulch Farm. It was a day out of the City to enjoy the fresh air, see the gardens and get some exercise. After a winding road up Highway 1 and down … Continue reading Green Gulch Farm with Booker T. and Up-on-Top Summer Youth

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Civic Center Farmers’ Market with the BEETS

October 25th, 2013

On a cold Wednesday afternoon, October 23, 2013 ten of the Fall BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) met up with Melissa Tang to explore the Civic Center Farmers Market in San Francisco. Although it was late in the day, the market was still bustling with shoppers checking out the produce from farmers’ … Continue reading Civic Center Farmers’ Market with the BEETS

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Fields of Greens and Flowers

July 27th, 2013

Two lucky groups of youth from CommunityGrows partners, Booker T. Washington Community Service Center, and the Village Project, got to take a bus out of the City to the fog shrouded hills and watershed of Green Gulch Farm last Tuesday, July 24, 2013. It was a day all about discovery and exploration, with great lessons … Continue reading Fields of Greens and Flowers

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Summer Science Begins with Trips to Green Gulch Farm

July 4th, 2012

The summer is a busy time for CommunityGrows, working with twelve partner groups, taking their youth to our learning gardens and on field trips. We started the fun on June 22, 2012 with a trip to Green Gulch Farm in Marin County, with youth from the African American Arts and Culture Complex and the YMCA … Continue reading Summer Science Begins with Trips to Green Gulch Farm

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Summer Trip to Green Gulch Farm

August 8th, 2011

On Thursday, August 4,2011 the BEETS (band of environmentally educated and employable teens) joined the youth from Booker T. Washington Community Service Center for a trip to Green Gulch Farm in Marin County. As the day progressed, fog turned into sunshine as youth wandered through the farm soaking up the fresh air and great outdoors. … Continue reading Summer Trip to Green Gulch Farm

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Alemany Farm with Buchanan YMCA

August 18th, 2010

On Friday, July 30th CommunityGrows lead a field trip for the Buchanan YMCA to Alemany Farm in San Francisco.  Alemany Farm is a 4.5 acre working organic farm in southeastern San Francisco. The Farm is collaboratively managed by volunteers, San Francisco city officials, and residents of the Alemany community. Friends of Alemany Farm (FoAF) is … Continue reading Alemany Farm with Buchanan YMCA

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Prince Hall to Green Gulch Farm

August 17th, 2010

On Friday July 26, 2010 CommunityGrows organized a second summer field trip to Green Gulch Farm, thanks to our partnership with Mo’Magic and Prince Hall Learning Center on Fillmore Street.  About forty youth from six to eighteen years of age, boarded a bus and headed out to a foggy summer day at the farm.  We … Continue reading Prince Hall to Green Gulch Farm

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