Category Archives: Featured

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 … Continue reading Gettin’ Down at Booker T. Washington Afterschool

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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 … Continue reading Ahh.. the Smell of Evergreens and Cider!

Tags: , CommunityGrows Organization, Events, Featured, Upcoming Events

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 … Continue reading Come See Us at the West Coast Crafts Fair

Tags: Events, Featured, Media, Uncategorized, Update

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

Tags: BEETS, Featured, Koshland Park, Koshland Park, Redwood Trust Employees Foundation, Upcoming Events

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 … Continue reading National Night Out-Great Party!

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Quilt Benefit for CommunityGrows

August 5th, 2013

Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 7-8:30 PM, The Natural Mattress Store on 1243 Sutter Street (between Polk and Van Ness) will be displaying quilts from the San Francisco Quilting Guild. A percentage of the sales of these quilts will go to CommunityGrows. The first group of quilts on display through September 22, 2013 will be … Continue reading Quilt Benefit for CommunityGrows

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Teens 15-19: Join our Fall 2013 BEETS!

August 5th, 2013

Beets Flyer FALL 2013 by Barbara Wenger BEETS FALL 2013 Application by Barbara Wenger

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Bi-Rite Market hosts the BEETS!

July 21st, 2013

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) got a fantastic tour of Bi-Rite Market lead by Shakirah Simley. Shakirah is the communications/outreach person at Bi-Rite and has recently joined the CommunityGrows Advisory Board. We were thrilled to have her lead the tour and the BEETS learned a TON … Continue reading Bi-Rite Market hosts the BEETS!

Tags: BEETS, Featured, Partners, Summer Science

Mrs. Meyer’s comes to Rosa Parks!

June 18th, 2013

The big lime green Mrs. Meyer’s van showed up at Rosa Parks Elementary School on Friday, June 14th, and out popped four ambassadors to help with our CommunityGrows Summer Science Program. They came because we won a grant from the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA), which promotes community gardening and greening across the United States … Continue reading Mrs. Meyer’s comes to Rosa Parks!

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Job Opening-BEETS Program Manager

May 31st, 2013

BEETS Program Manager Job_Description 2013 by Barbara Wenger

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