Last Day in the Garden! (for now)

June 13th, 2008

Today we did a trivia review game to look back at everything we learned, and each youth had great things to share based on the knowledge they gained. Time has been well spent in the garden!  This summer we will be embarking on longer trips with workshops in different areas of green jobs, so we … Continue reading Last Day in the Garden! (for now)

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BEET Rangers Garden Maintenance class

May 21st, 2008

Naz, Candy, and Rashida are hard at work, taking care of their garden beds! Today the BEET Rangers learned all the necessary skills for General Garden Maintenance, including: Pruning, Watering, Weeding, Mulching, Cultivating, and Integrated Pest Management! Katie Walsh led our lesson on Integrated Pest Management, and Arif Husain filled us in on the dangers … Continue reading BEET Rangers Garden Maintenance class

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Join us for Spring Festival!

May 14th, 2008

Spring Garden Festival—Saturday, May 17th Location: Koshland Park at the corner of Page and Buchanan It’s Spring Festival this month! Come join in the fun! 10AM to 1PM Workparty! Come help us weed, plant, and clean up Koshland Park and Garden! 1PM to 4PM Celebrate our hard work in the afternoon with music, kids activities, … Continue reading Join us for Spring Festival!

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BEET Rangers in the Marin Headlands

May 4th, 2008

The Steepest Trail of the Day! Today was awesome! We went for a hike in the Marin Headlands with Mike Yoshioka, of Hostel Adventures. Mike talked to us about what it takes to become a naturalist and outdoor educator, leading people on interactive hikes. The day started out with a discussion on environmental ethics, and … Continue reading BEET Rangers in the Marin Headlands

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We are Chrissy Field Heroes!

May 1st, 2008

Our own Barbara Wenger of Hayes Valley Neighborhood Parks Group has won!2008 Crissy Field Center Community Heroes Award The Crissy Field Center, an urban environmental center, announces The Community Heroes Award. This award honors the accomplishments, challenges and successes of community members who work tirelessly to preserve, protect, and raise awareness about our environment. The … Continue reading We are Chrissy Field Heroes!

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May Newsletter!

May 1st, 2008

KOSHLAND GARDEN NEWSLETTER A Project of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Parks Group May 2008 Newsletter Content: 1. Koshland Garden in Bloom! 2. BEET Rangers Hard at Work 3. Spring Festival – May 17th! 4. New Native Plant Garden! 5. Upcoming Summer Programs —————————— —————————————– 1. Koshland Garden in Bloom The Garden got a bit of … Continue reading May Newsletter!

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Rebuilding Together was a great success!

April 26th, 2008

Rebuilding Together made our dreams come true! It was really spectacular. We were able to do a lot of great work both in Koshland Garden and John Muir Elementary. All the volunteers were so great and helpful, their hard work makes such a difference, and is so appreciated! Here are some of the highlights that … Continue reading Rebuilding Together was a great success!

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BEET Rangers and IYEL

April 19th, 2008

Sebron Brown and his new friend from Tree Frog Treks Today the BEET Rangers went to visit the Inspiring Young Emerging Leaders (I-YEL) program at the Chrissy Field Center. It was also the annual Earth Stroll earth-day celebration event at the Center, so we got the chance to participate in a lot of festivities. Some … Continue reading BEET Rangers and IYEL

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BEET Rangers has begun!

April 5th, 2008

Krystal Curtis, Candy Williams, and Calvin Yu get into the compost! The BEET Ranger green job training internship has begun! We have 14 inspiring and wonderful youth working with us at Koshland Garden. The youth will be participating in workshops and activities with different green businesses and youth environmental education programs throughout San Francisco and … Continue reading BEET Rangers has begun!

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April Newsletter!

April 1st, 2008

KOSHLAND GARDEN NEWSLETTER A Project of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Parks Group APRIL 2008 Newsletter Content: 1. Spring in the Garden 2. BEET Ranger Green Job Training Program Update 3. Mark Your Calendars for our Spring Festival – May 17th! 4. Rebuilding Together San Francisco coming to Koshland Garden and John Muir Elementary School 5. … Continue reading April Newsletter!

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