Category Archives: Hayward Recreation Center

Roasted Pepper Marinara and Homemade Pasta

July 28th, 2012

We cook a lot at CommunityGrows. After all, there are a lot of vegetables in our gardens and the kids love to eat! So one Monday afternoon in July, Kennard Smith, a terrific personal chef, came back to help kids at Hayward Rec Center make roasted pepper tomato marinara and fresh pasta. Kennard currently works … Continue reading Roasted Pepper Marinara and Homemade Pasta

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BEETS Work the Hayward Rec Carnival

July 15th, 2012

Cloudy skies did not deter the hundreds of youth who came out for fun on Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Hayward Recreation Center’s Carnival in San Francisco. Amidst the games, music, basketball, face-painting and food, our BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) joined the crowd hosting a table to offer seed plantings … Continue reading BEETS Work the Hayward Rec Carnival

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Cooking with Ms. Gaino

July 2nd, 2012

We are happy to introduce Ms. Adrian Gaino, our cooking instructor. She has been cooking with us on staff for over two years, leading the classes every Monday afternoon at Hayward Recreation Center and during the summer at Hayes Valley South, with Adrian Almquist, CommunityGrows Garden Educator. Ms. Gaino has been a long time participant … Continue reading Cooking with Ms. Gaino

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Cooking for the Holidays!

December 23rd, 2011

On Monday, December 12th, the youth from Hayward Recreation Center in San Francisco, joined CommunityGrows to bake Ginger Snaps for the holidays! It was a great afternoon with about ten youth getting a chance to prepare the ingredients, shape the dough and drop rounds on to baking sheets. While the cookies baked in the oven … Continue reading Cooking for the Holidays!

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BEETS Building the Hayward Rec Garden

November 2nd, 2011

On October 11, 2011 the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) began designing a new, more permanent garden at Hayward Recreation Center. They decided how it should look and what measurements were need to put it together. A great sense of pride to design this project on their own.

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