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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Gardeners for Peace!

March 18th, 2008

Please speak out on Wednesday, March 19th- the 5 year marker of the U. S. Invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan No More War! Let’s plant the Seeds of Peace together! Today in the garden we talked about how each of us can bring Peace to the world. Our personal choices and actions make a difference, … Continue reading Gardeners for Peace!

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Week of 3/9/08

March 14th, 2008

This was a great week- we even got a bit of rain to celebrate! On Sunday, Arif and Lindsay came by, and together we all worked on laying the foundation for the new cob herb bed. We are planning on getting a cob workday open to everyone once we work out the details of how … Continue reading Week of 3/9/08

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Post- March 8th

March 10th, 2008

More Like A Work Party! What fun! Thanks to the help of many fabulous folks from One Brickthe park looks fantastic! The giant, never-ending pile of mulch is finally gone- it was a day to celebrate. The morning was full of high-energy weeding, and we pulled out all the tools to tackle the task before … Continue reading Post- March 8th

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March Workparty!

March 8th, 2008

One Brick and SF Rec and Park made a great impact on our park and garden today. We were able to finally weed and mulch the tree wells on the South end of Page Street, which looks incredible now. For a while it was looking pretty desolate down there! There was a lot of great … Continue reading March Workparty!

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