Category Archives: Green Gulch Farm

IMG_1156 Bees are Buzzin’ this Summer!

July 11th, 2017

On Thursday July 6, 2017 our third summer trip to Green Gulch Farm with two summer partners brought sunshine and adventures! The farm was a-buzz with discoveries about bees and how they help us in the world. In fact, the first stop for these youth from Hayward Rec Connect and Booker T. Washington Community Service … Continue reading Bees are Buzzin’ this Summer!

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IMG_0643 Mastodons at Green Gulch Farm

June 26th, 2017

On Thursday, June 15, 2017 CommunityGrows arranged to take 40 kids and their mentors to Green Gulch Farm in Marin. It was a beautiful day of learning about meditation and walking through the fields exploring different areas of the farm. Sukey Parmelee, Garden Program Manager, even had her team share a mastodon tooth. Here’s a … Continue reading Mastodons at Green Gulch Farm

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Green Gulch Farm-An Intentional Community

July 25th, 2016

On Thursday, July 21, 2016 CommunityGrows invited three groups-Up on Top, Prince Hall Learning Center and our BEETS-for a final visit to Green Gulch Farm in Marin County this summer. Nestled in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s (GGNRA) Muir Beach watershed, Green Gulch is the perfect adventure for our City kids to explore. Green … Continue reading Green Gulch Farm-An Intentional Community

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7.7.16-GGF-HRec_135053_1468004727432 Trips to Green Gulch Farm

July 16th, 2016

On June 23rd and July 7th CommunityGrows took their summer partners and youth to Green Gulch Farm. On June 23rd the Village Project and the Buchanan YMCA and on July 7th Hayward Rec Connect and Booker T. Washington youth got to go to Green Gulch thanks to CommunityGrows. Some of the highlights were eating Sorrel … Continue reading Trips to Green Gulch Farm

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6.23.15-GGF-BEETS-UpOnTop_IMG_1607 Green Gulch Farm with Up-on-Top and BEETS

June 28th, 2015

On Tuesday June 23, 2015 CommunityGrows staff took a bus-load of youth from Up on Top organization and the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) to Green Gulch Farm for the day. Under sunny skies and after name tags, check-ins and a visit to the temple, the groups split up to enjoy the … Continue reading Green Gulch Farm with Up-on-Top and BEETS

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Summer Fun Harvesting Potatoes!

August 3rd, 2014

by Adrian Almquist, CommunityGrows Garden Programs Manager Photo by Donn DeAngelo On Tuesday, July 29, 2014, CommunityGrows took youth from the African American Arts and Culture Complex, the Village Project, and Prince Hall Learning Center out to Green Gulch Farm in Marin. We parked at Muir Beach and walked a mile or so up the … Continue reading Summer Fun Harvesting Potatoes!

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Studying Watersheds in the Gulch

July 20th, 2014

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 CommunityGrows staff took two summer partner groups to Green Gulch Farm. The Western Addition Beacon and the Buchanan YMCA. Our BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) joined them for a day in the country. While the two partner groups got a great tour of the farm, fields, composts … Continue reading Studying Watersheds in the Gulch

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Green Gulch Farm with Booker T. and Up-on-Top Summer Youth

June 14th, 2014

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, CommunityGrows took two groups of youth from Booker T. Washington Community Service Center and Up-on-Top Summer Program to Green Gulch Farm. It was a day out of the City to enjoy the fresh air, see the gardens and get some exercise. After a winding road up Highway 1 and down … Continue reading Green Gulch Farm with Booker T. and Up-on-Top Summer Youth

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Take the BEETS out of the City!

October 22nd, 2013

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 the CommunityGrows staff, lead by Melissa Tang, BEETS Program Manager, and Adrian Almquist, Garden Educator, took a group of our Fall 2013 BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) out of the City to enjoy a day at Green Gulch Farm in Marin. Hoka Sarah Carter, a docent for … Continue reading Take the BEETS out of the City!

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Fields of Greens and Flowers

July 27th, 2013

Two lucky groups of youth from CommunityGrows partners, Booker T. Washington Community Service Center, and the Village Project, got to take a bus out of the City to the fog shrouded hills and watershed of Green Gulch Farm last Tuesday, July 24, 2013. It was a day all about discovery and exploration, with great lessons … Continue reading Fields of Greens and Flowers

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