Category Archives: Field Trips

6.22.16-Yosemite-SFW_Ranger-Shelton-Johnson Yosemite-Shelton Johnson-Buffalo Soldiers-BEETS

July 4th, 2016

The BEETS go to Yosemite and meet Shelton Johnson to learn about the Buffalo Soldiers! Read all about it with a first-hand report from one of our BEETS intern, Ivan Galdamez below: Yosemite BackyardBound camping trip is a memory that will forever be ingrained into my life. The 3-day camping trip was an amazing experience … Continue reading Yosemite-Shelton Johnson-Buffalo Soldiers-BEETS

Tags: , , , Bay-Peace, BEETS, Field Trip, Green Rangers-RPD, IYEL-Inspiring Young Emerging Leaders, New Leaf, Yosemite

5.2.16-GiantsGarden_IMG_8273 Visiting the Giants Garden!

May 15th, 2016

Report by Crystal Jones, CommunityGrows Seed-to-Mouth Coordinator. Tuesday May 2nd was a very exciting day for youth in the Seed to Mouth – Edible Schoolyard Program at the Boys and Girls Club. A group from Willie Mays had a chance to invite the Tenderloin Clubhouse to join them on a field trip to the Giant’s … Continue reading Visiting the Giants Garden!

Tags: , , Cooking Class, Field Trips, Giants' Garden, Willie Mays Clubhouse

KEF-IMG_1404 Food Justice, Oakland Style with the BEETS

March 9th, 2016

On February 20, 2016, the Spring cohort of the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) headed across the Bay to meet with cooperative workers, entrepreneurs, farmers, and activists to learn more about what community members are doing to bring healthy food to others. Six years ago the Food Cooperative, which is owned and run … Continue reading Food Justice, Oakland Style with the BEETS

Tags: , , BEETS, Field Trips, Oakland Gardens