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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Our own Barbara Wenger of Hayes Valley Neighborhood Parks Group has won!2008 Crissy Field Center Community Heroes AwardThe 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 …

KOSHLAND GARDEN NEWSLETTER A Project of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Parks GroupMay 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 BloomThe Garden got …

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 …

Sebron Brown and his new friend from Tree Frog TreksToday 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 …