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Our Gardens & Projects

Current Partners

African American Art and Culture Complex Garden

Location: 762 Fulton St.

  • Built by CommunityGrows and BEETS teens in 2010
  • Features drought-tolerant and native plants
  • Serves neighborhood as a pollinator garden

Booker T. Community Center Garden

Location: 800 Presidio Ave.

Ella Hill Hutch Community Center

Location: 1050 McAllister St.

  • Teach weekly after-school nutrition and cooking classes to teens.
  • The center is named after former supervisor Ella Hill Hutch, the first African American woman elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
  • Offers youth programming and events in their community building.

Faces SF Garden and Kitchen

Location: 100 Whitney Young Cir

  • Weekly after-school garden education and cooking classes.
  • FACES SF provides critical assistance to low income families citywide, with a focus in the Haight Ashbury, Western Addition, Visitacion Valley, and Bayview Hunters Point neighborhoods in the following areas: early childhood development, workforce training, school age enrichment programs, and family support services.

Koshland Community Learning Garden

Location: in Koshland Park, Page and Buchanan

  • CommunityGrows’ flagship site since 1994
  • Our programs teach over 150 youth each weekat Koshland Garden
  • Offers environmental education program for students from John Muir Elementary School
  • Features hillside orchard, berry patches, and memorial shade garden

Rosa Parks Elementary School Garden

Location: 1501 O’Farrell St.

  • Managed by CommunityGrows since 2008
  • Offers environmental education program for students from Rosa Parks Elementary School
  • Holds monthly school-wide Salad Days
  • Serves 400+ students annually
  • Provides instructional garden plots for each teacher
  • Home to three beloved egg-laying chickens: Luigi, Louise and Forty-Niner

Willie Mays Boys and Girls Club at Hunters Point: Garden and Kitchen

Location: 195 Kiska Rd.

  • In the fall of 2015 we began teaching garden and environmental education classes to youth in their awesome garden– the first Edible Schoolyard in San Francisco!
  • Utilizing vegetables, fruits and herbs from the garden, we will begin teaching cooking classes in their demonstration kitchen in January 2016

Past Partners

Alemany Farm

Location: 700 Alemany Blvd.

  • San Francisco’s only working farm!
  • 4 acres of edible fruits and vegetables
  • We teach weekly environmental education classes with our partners, Vision Academy

Cobb Elementary School Garden

Location: 2725 California St.

  • Managed by CommunityGrows since 2012
  • Offers environmental education program for youth from the ExCEL AFter-School Program at Cobb Elementary School
  • Grows collards, broccoli, beans, mustard and more!

Hayward Rec Connect Garden and Kitchen

Location: at Hayward Rec Center, Golden Gate and Laguna

  • Built and designed by CommunityGrows and BEETS in 2011
  • Features unique geometric design with pentagon-shaped garden bed
  • Seed to Mouth cooking classes offered at Hayward Rec Connect

Jewish Community High School Garden

Location: 1835 Ellis St.

  • Begin maintaining and teaching in the garden in 2014
  • Offers environmental education program for youth from the Up on Top
  • Kids love digging for worms in the raised beds!
  • Currently UNDER CONSTRUCTION

New Liberation Garden

Location: corner of Divisadero and Eddy

  • Garden programs launched in the June 2015
  • Stewarded in partnership with USF Environmental Studies Program
  • Offers environmental education program for youth from the Booker T. Washington Community School
  • Features a medicinal herb and native species garden!

Plaza East Housing: Community Kitchen

Location: 1300 Buchanan St.

  • Began teaching bi-monthly Seed to Mouth cooking classes in 2015
  • Classes are for kids and families!
  • Healthy recipes include fresh and local vegetables, whole grains and love

Western Addition Peace Wall

Location: around Koshland Park, Page and Buchanan

  • Created by CcommunityGrows in 2007
  • 800+ tiles made by neighborhood youth and residents
  • Represents what peace means to each individual artist

Want to know more about the organizations we work with? Check out our Partners page!

Come visit the Koshland Park & Garden anytime to volunteer or for special community events. Bring along a friend or your family with you if you come. The more the merrier!

A Koshland Community Gardener in training.