Category Archives: Featured

MLK-image-600pixels MLK Day of Service-January 19, 2015

December 18th, 2014

Join us Monday, January 19, 2015 for the Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service. We will be working in the Koshland Park and Garden. For more information, see the flyer below.  Hope to see you there! 1.19.15 Mlk Kp Wkday by blwenger

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9.20.14-KP Workday-IHS-BEETS_IMG_8478 Application for BEETS-January 2015

December 17th, 2014

Applications for our Spring 2015 BEETS Program is available now! Here are the flyers (in English and Spanish), followed by the application. Please scroll down for all documents: Spring 2015 BEETS Internship Flyer Press Quality by Barbara Wenger Spring 2015 Email Flyer SPANISH.pdf by Barbara Wenger BEETS INTERNSHIP APPLICATION Spring 2015 .pdf by Barbara Wenger

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The concept of Restaurant menu. Join our Raffle and/or Dinner at Greens

October 1st, 2014

Join CommunityGrows in celebrating 20 years of cultivating healthy youth through growing gardens in low-income, diverse communities! On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, we’ll host our 1st Annual Harvest Dinner – an exclusive, intimate meal at one of San Francisco’s iconic restaurants, Greens at Fort Mason. Our Harvest Dinner kicks off our fall fundraising efforts – […]

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Recruiting Garden Educator

July 16th, 2014

CommunityGrows is recruiting a part-time garden educator. If you are interested, please see job description below. Please send application and cover letter to Kelly ErnstFriedman by Monday, August 4, 2014. Garden Educator Job Description-Recruiting July 2014 by Barbara Wenger

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Highlighting Ezekiel McCarter-Our Garden Assistant!

July 4th, 2014

We would like to introduce Ezekiel (Ziek) McCarter, who has been working at CommunityGrows since August 2012. He is our Rosa Parks Elementary School Garden Assistant. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays you will often find him tending the lower garden and assisting teachers and students with their classroom plots. Ziek came to us for our BEETS […]

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Introducing Kelly ErnstFriedman

May 12th, 2014

We would like to welcome Kelly ErnstFriedman to our staff as the new Director of Programs. Her recent work with the Oakland School District on the development of a food recovery program inspired her to seek out CommunityGrows, which is committed to planting the seeds of food justice among Bay Area youth. She spent the […]

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Job Opportunity-Director of Programs

March 18th, 2014

CommunityGrows is seeking a Director of Programs (DP) who is responsible for implementing and evaluating all programs of CommunityGrows. The DP supervises CommunityGrows program staff to ensure their ongoing training and development, while maintaining a sustainable work environment. The DP acquires and assists with the management of seasonal contracts with partner organizations, working to develop […]

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Teens 15-19: Start 2014 with a Green Job

December 17th, 2013

If you’re looking for a job starting in January 2014 and you’re a teen between the ages of 15-19, check out our BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) Program. Spring 2014 Flyer by Barbara Wenger Beets Spring 2014 Application by Barbara Wenger .

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Gettin’ Down at Booker T. Washington Afterschool

December 10th, 2013

On Thursday, November 21, 2013 The BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) joined the after-school program at Booker T. Washington Community Service Center to share their knowledge about gardening, and plant some winter crops. It was also the first day of filming for Citizen Films, a company that’s doing a video of CommunityGrows […]

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Ahh.. the Smell of Evergreens and Cider!

December 5th, 2013

Please join us Saturday, December 7th for our annual wreath and card making party. It will be held at the Hayes Valley Apts Community Room at 403 Rose Street, near the corner of Rose and Buchanan Streets (across from the entrance to Koshland Park). The time is 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Make a wreath […]

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