Category Archives: Media

Van Jones and Shaka Senghor

April 17th, 2016

On Wednesday evening, April 13, 2016 the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) hopped on the Muni bus and rode over to the Castro Theatre to attend an Inforum Presentation, a division of the Commonwealth Club. Thanks to an invitation from a friend of CommunityGrows, the group got to hear Van Jones, President … Continue reading Van Jones and Shaka Senghor

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Computers_iStock_000021086611Small CommunityGrows Shares Computers with Hayes Valley

August 10th, 2014

Come join us on Saturday, August 16th from 1-3 PM at the grand opening of the Hayes Valley Youth Center Computer Lab. See details below. Computer Lab Opening Flyer by Barbara Wenger

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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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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

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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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Bi-Rite Creamery for CommunityGrows

April 16th, 2013

Bi-Rite Market and Creamery, operating out of their new store on Divisadero is featuring CommunityGrows in their creamery for the month of April, by collecting tips for us. If you’ve never been to Bi-Rite Grocery on 18th Street, or the new Divisadero Store, or you’ve never tasted their award-winning ice cream, you are in for … Continue reading Bi-Rite Creamery for CommunityGrows

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American Community Garden Association Visit

August 12th, 2012

On Saturday, August 11,2012, we had a workday at Koshland Park where we were honored to host the National Conference of the American Community Garden Association. Starbucks employees were there to support us with volunteers as they have many times throughout the year. Our BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) spoke about their … Continue reading American Community Garden Association Visit

Tags: BEETS, Events, Koshland Park, Koshland Park, Media, 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

Tags: Events, Featured, Koshland Garden, Koshland Park, Koshland Park, Media, Rosa Parks Elementary School, Upcoming Events

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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Video of the 2011 BEETS Year!

January 2nd, 2012

The BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) is an environmental education and green-jobs training program of CommunityGrows. The BEETS is a stipend training program serving 18-24 at-risk teens a year, aged 15 to 19, and is located in San Francisco, California. The program supports youth to: acquire a core set of job readiness … Continue reading Video of the 2011 BEETS Year!

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