Category Archives: Workdays

Weeding and Seeding with the afterschool Beacon

July 4th, 2010

On May 20, 2010 the Western Addition Beacon after school youth weeded out their plots and dug for worms, as well as gathered seeds from vegetables that had run their course. Imagine our surprise when we uncover delicious potatoes! Lina Ortiz joined us for the afternoon and then went off to visit her family in … Continue reading Weeding and Seeding with the afterschool Beacon

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April Workday a Great Success!

April 17th, 2010

On Saturday, April 17, 2010 we had a workday in Koshland Park and Garden, sponsored by Kaiser-Permanente. Twenty-two neighborhood friends came out to help us move woodchips, prune tree wells, sift compost, building planter aisles and spruce up the park and garden. Thank you to the great volunteers and Kaiser-Permanente! “Volunteers are not paid – … Continue reading April Workday a Great Success!

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Down-Home Workday in Koshland Park

February 24th, 2010

We had a very friendly neighborhood workday this past Saturday. Many residents and families from Hayes Valley Apartments joined us to move a mountain of wood chip and transport native plants from the John Muir School front garden. Some of the morning crew, including Freddie from the Recreation and Park Department and Megan Schufreider, Manager … Continue reading Down-Home Workday in Koshland Park

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Workday this Saturday, February 20, 2010

February 17th, 2010

Come show some love to your neighborhood park and garden. We will be transplanting native plants, mulching, pruning, weeding, planting, and more! Snacks will be provided. Let your friends and family know about the upcoming event. For example, you can let them know about it on Facebook or Twitter. I appreciate it a lot!  See … Continue reading Workday this Saturday, February 20, 2010

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New Intern Meredith Bunyard and November Workday a Great Success!

November 14th, 2009

CommunityGrows is very honored to have Meredith Bunyard, a wonderful intern from San Francisco State University helping us in the garden this semester. She is an Environmental Studies major, with a concentration in Social Justice and Sustainability. We love all the great energy and knowledge she has brought to the garden and our programs. Thank … Continue reading New Intern Meredith Bunyard and November Workday a Great Success!

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District 5 Clean Up

September 19th, 2009

August and September Events: District 5 Clean Up in Koshland Park on August 8, 2009 with Ashley Young, Camilla Dawkins, Soumeya Kerrar, Corrine Law, and Tammia Hubbard. Camilla is the Liaison to our community from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, and Tammia was an intern in that office this summer. Ashley and Soumeya are … Continue reading District 5 Clean Up

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