Helping in the Neighborhood

July 19th, 2008

Today we focused our activities on participating in community events in the Western Addition. Summer is a great time of year for getting together with neighbors, the sunny days and local events bring everyone out to enjoy the parks and community centers. In the morning we went to Patricia’s Green to help out at their … Continue reading Helping in the Neighborhood

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Meet the BEET Ranger Youth Educators!

July 3rd, 2008

Meet the wonderful BEET Ranger Youth Educators! Below we have Arif Husain and Katherine Walsh. To the side, hiding behind BEET Ranger Calvin Yu, we have Ami Puri, helping to create a bean trellis out of woodscraps and wire. This team has been essential to making the BEET Ranger experience fun, educational, and engaging. They … Continue reading Meet the BEET Ranger Youth Educators!

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Seed to Mouth 6/25/08

June 26th, 2008

Yum! Today was stir fry and noodles day. It was a big hit! And luckily we made a lot of food, because at 5pm, the room was packed with 20 hungry youth, all looking forward to the meal cooked by their friends. Everyone liked what we made, and broccoli was popular! Always a great thing … Continue reading Seed to Mouth 6/25/08

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Seed to Mouth

June 23rd, 2008

The fabulous chefs of Seed to Mouth cooking class

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Seed to Mouth 6/18/08

June 19th, 2008

Today we had a fabulous cooking class making tortillas from scratch, heaped with delicious pinto beans, rice, and fresh-made salsa and guacamole! The youth also made a yummy salad harvested from the garden, so the tacos were full of healthy goodness. Everyone had a great time being in charge of their own element of the … Continue reading Seed to Mouth 6/18/08

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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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