Category Archives: Rosa Parks Elementary School

CommunityGrows to be Feature at the ACGA

August 2nd, 2012

This coming Saturday, August 11th the American Community Garden Association (ACGA) will be in town in the midst of their four day national conference. They will be offering tours throughout the day Saturday, and one, “Youth Empowerment SF style,” will feature CommunityGrows! The tour will start at June Jordan Middle School (an Urban Sprouts site) … Continue reading CommunityGrows to be Feature at the ACGA

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Seed, Water, Grow

July 3rd, 2012

On a pleasant afternoon in June, Nora Brereton took some of the Rosa Parks students into their upper garden to plant seeds, water and have fun. Everyone was thrilled to get involved. Water buckets for everyone. Sharing, planting and watching things grow. Kale, chard, potatoes, onions and mustard flowers — so many plants to learn … Continue reading Seed, Water, Grow

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Caterpillars and Salads at Rosa Parks Elementary School

June 17th, 2012

We have been busy at Rosa Parks this year helping to build a mural in the lower garden with the help of parents and staff. The caterpillar included tiles painted by many families who donated to the PTA and garden project for the upcoming school year. On April 29th Starbucks elite, in town to celebrate … Continue reading Caterpillars and Salads at Rosa Parks Elementary School

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Rosa Parks Fundraiser highlights gardens

November 2nd, 2011

On September 24th Rosa Parks was a flurry of excitement. It seemed like every student and their parents came out for a great day of activities to support the school. There were games, crafts, items for sale, a raffle, fantastic BBQ and lots of fun for all. The event happened in the Rosa Parks first … Continue reading Rosa Parks Fundraiser highlights gardens

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Rosa Parks Elementary Garden Classes

December 26th, 2010

CommunityGrows has been assisting Rosa Parks Elementary School with their new garden education program which started up this fall 2010.  Nora Brereton, Programs Manager and Environmental Educator, has been working with teachers, students, staff and the PTA to help get the garden spaces up and running and lead the science content outdoor garden classes on … Continue reading Rosa Parks Elementary Garden Classes

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New Garden at Rosa Parks Elementary School!

July 31st, 2010

On April 21, 2010 Nora Brereton and Barbara Wenger, both staff of CommunityGrows, met with Rosa Parks Elementary School Garden Team to discuss starting a new garden on the school site.  What a beautiful school with lots of space.  We met the school nutritionist, Louise Hjortenfalk, PTA President, Lora Hirschberg, and parent Barbara Fujimoto to … Continue reading New Garden at Rosa Parks Elementary School!

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