Category Archives: Booker T. Washington

7.8.15-BTW-NewLib_IMG_2212 New Liberation Garden with Booker T. Washington youth

July 12th, 2015

On Thursday, July 9, 2015 CommunityGrows staff member Serena Padilla lead an afternoon class of Booker T. Washington youth at New Liberation Garden. After reading roll-call and the garden rules, Serena quizzed the class on the different parts of the plant. Then they all got a chance to transpose tomato plants throughout the garden. At … Continue reading New Liberation Garden with Booker T. Washington youth

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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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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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Gleaning Greens and Chasing Chickens

June 18th, 2012

Spending time with kids in the garden can be so much fun! Take the after-school program at Booker T. Washington Community Service Center on April 12, 2012. This group of six kindergartners, busy clipping off leaves of kale, chard and spinach, were so enthusiastic and proud to share their knowledge and wonder of growing things. … Continue reading Gleaning Greens and Chasing Chickens

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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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After-School Youth Grow Garden at Booker T. Washington Center

March 23rd, 2011

The University of San Francisco Interns have been hard at work getting the Booker T. Washington garden together for the after-school students to enjoy. (See previous post).  CommunityGrows has been helping them fix up the chicken shed, get planter beds in order, erect fences and stake bean poles.  On March 3, 2011 the kids came … Continue reading After-School Youth Grow Garden at Booker T. Washington Center

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