Category Archives: Featured

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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Come See Us at the West Coast Crafts Fair

October 26th, 2013

CommunityGrows will be featured at the West Coast Crafts Fair on November 16th and 17th at Fort Mason. We are thrilled about this opportunity. Come out and see us. Enter a raffle for dinner for two at State Bird Provisions and a beautiful quilt from the San Francisco Quilters Guild. We will have cookbooks and […]

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Redwood Trust Sponsors Koshland Garden Workday

October 12th, 2013

Please join CommunityGrows and the Redwood Trust Employee Foundation for an invigorating day working in the Koshland Garden in Koshland Park San Francisco, on the corner of Page and Buchanan Streets on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. See details below. Hope to see you there!11.2.13 Redwood KP Wkday

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National Night Out-Great Party!

August 9th, 2013

How much do we love our neighborhood in the Western Addition of San Francisco? Quite a lot by the show of friends and partners who came out on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 for National Night Out celebration. It was great to see everybody having fun, dancing, playing games, eating great food, and learning more about […]

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