Category Archives: Greenhouse

4.23.16-RP-Wkday_IMG_6548 Earth Day at Rosa Parks Elementary School Gardens

May 1st, 2016

On Saturday, April 23, 2017 CommunityGrows joined the families of Rosa Parks Elementary School, the student volunteers from University High School, and our BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) and Advisory Board members and candidates, for a very successful workday.. Jay Jordan and Cha’Shay Woldridge, CommunityGrows staff, led the group in a number … Continue reading Earth Day at Rosa Parks Elementary School Gardens

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2.3.16-RP-SaladDay_IMG_5549 Parents at Rosa Parks are Awesome!

February 4th, 2016

On Wednesday, February 2, 2016 parents came together to prepare for a monthly Salad Day at Rosa Parks Elementary. Many of the parents are part of the Green Team that helps us raise money for CommunityGrows garden educators at Rosa Parks. They devote their mornings once a month to gathering produce (some from the Rosa … Continue reading Parents at Rosa Parks are Awesome!

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Screen-Shot-2015-10-19-at-4.05.23-PM-(1) Greenhouse Celebration Workday at Rosa Parks

October 24th, 2015

On Saturday, October 17, 2015 Rosa Parks Elementary School family and friends came together for a workday and BBQ to celebrate the completion of their new greenhouse in the Upper Garden! This greenhouse was made possible with a Community Challenge-PUC Urban Watershed Stewardship Grant. The goal of this project was to build a greenhouse and … Continue reading Greenhouse Celebration Workday at Rosa Parks

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5.16.15-RP-Wkday-Greenhouse_IMG_1122 Greenhouse Deconstruction and Workday at Rosa Parks!

May 18th, 2015

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 over 50 volunteers came together to disassemble an old greenhouse at Rosa Parks Elementary School, to make way for a new one later this year. We are excited to be building a new structure in compliance with the San Francisco Unified School District, thanks to a Community Challenge Grant for … Continue reading Greenhouse Deconstruction and Workday at Rosa Parks!

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4kids Big Weekend Coming Up at Rosa Parks!

May 11th, 2015

On Friday, May 15, 2015 there will be a student talent show and fundraiser for the Garden Program, highlighting the amazing Rosa Parks students. It will also feature our CommunityGrows Assistant Garden Educator, Ezekiel McCarter and his bank Con Brio.. If you’d like to donate to the Rosa Parks  program or purchase advance tickets, please click … Continue reading Big Weekend Coming Up at Rosa Parks!

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2.12.15-RP-KSawyerMtg_IMG_9961 Greenhouse Coming at Rosa Parks Elementary School

March 1st, 2015

Thanks to a grant from the PUC-Urban Watershed Stewardship Program and the Community Challenge Grant Program, Rosa Park Elementary School will be getting a greenhouse! The process of removing an unsafe structure and replacing it with a beautiful greenhouse will begin in April. This grant to CommunityGrows allows us to work with school stakeholders and … Continue reading Greenhouse Coming at Rosa Parks Elementary School

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