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Last Friday, Bain and Co. joined CommunityGrows for a workday in Koshland garden! Though a bit overcast, the team jumped into the task list for the day and gave the garden a makeover, just in time for the start of classes. Read more about their workday below!The day started with a …

It was a perfect Friday to get out of the office and into the gardens! Autodesk joined CommunityGrows last week for a workday at Koshland to get the garden in shape for the upcoming semester.After a round of introductions, the team participated in a game led by Gardens Program Manager …

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_single_image image="13473" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text]This week kicks off the beginning of garden and nutrition classes at Rosa Parks Elementary School and Rosa Parks ExCEL after school program. (And at school partners including Booker T.  Washington Community Center, Faces SF, too! Classes at John Muir Elementary School, Western Addition Beacon, Willie Mays Boys …

CommunityGrows had the privilege of attending and taking part in the 4th annual Choose Peace Not Violence festival at the Ella Hutch Hill Center on August 25th. The sun was shining as friends, neighbors, and community organizations came together to listen to music, watch performances, and take part in the …

“I want to be kind and protect all of the creatures in the garden! I love creatures!” — a student who affectionately referred to all insects in the garden as “creatures” and who may, one day, be an entomologist. Fun in the Sun CommunityGrows had a wonderful summer! We enjoyed working with youth …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="13334" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Summer is now upon us! As educators have come to know, the warm weather signals not only some well deserved vacation time, but also an opportunity to catch up with projects that were put on the back burner during the busy school year. Last week, two teams from Morgan …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="13145" img_size="full" add_caption="yes" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the school year comes to a close, we want to share our gratitude and highlight the Rosa Parks Green Team.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This group of parents are incredible advocates for CommunityGrows’ programs at Rosa Parks Elementary School. They work behind the scenes on fundraising and outreach projects, they're instrumental …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="13096" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]In addition to their culinary, resume designing, gardening, and teaching skills, the BEETS added construction to their accomplishments this month![/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="13094" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Our Rosa Parks Garden Educator Anna led the BEETS in the build, explaining about how ensure the wood was flush and how to properly use the drill.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="13085" img_size="full" add_caption="yes" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week, we want to give a shout-out and a thank you to all of the neighbors, partners, businesses, and friends who have supported CG this past year. We could not do our work without your help, and we appreciate all of …

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1526585863456{margin-bottom: 10px !important;padding-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Help our youth flourish in the garden this spring! Your spare change -- and even part of your dinner bill -- can add up to BIG change for kids in the Western Addition. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="13135" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.communitygrows.org/event/4505-meats-fundraiser-2018/" css=".vc_custom_1525722876165{margin-top: 0px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;border-top-width: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Starting Monday, May 7th, CommunityGrows …