Category Archives: Partners

Bi-Rite Market hosts the BEETS!

July 21st, 2013

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) got a fantastic tour of Bi-Rite Market lead by Shakirah Simley. Shakirah is the communications/outreach person at Bi-Rite and has recently joined the CommunityGrows Advisory Board. We were thrilled to have her lead the tour and the BEETS learned a TON … Continue reading Bi-Rite Market hosts the BEETS!

Tags: BEETS, Featured, Partners, Summer Science

Composting and Cleaning Supplies

June 30th, 2013

On Friday, June 28, 2013 the Buchanan YMCA youth got a lesson in composting and a reward afterwards of great smelling cleaners and hand soaps from Mrs. Meyer’s. Megan Sweeney, marketing ambassador for Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Products, worked with the youth to sift our “use-me” compost. Nora Brereton, Director of Programs at CommunityGrows talked … Continue reading Composting and Cleaning Supplies

Tags: BEETS, Partners, Rosa Parks Elementary School, Summer Science

Berkeley’s Edible Schoolyard hosts CommunityGrows

May 6th, 2013

Written by Adrian Almquist, CommunityGrows Garden Educator Photos from Edible Schoolyard past visit, as none were taken on the day of this event. On Thursday, May 2, 2013, the CommunityGrows staff went to visit the Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley, for a little inspiration, reflection, and exchange of ideas. Invited by Wendy Johnson, a longtime friend … Continue reading Berkeley’s Edible Schoolyard hosts CommunityGrows

Tags: Partners