Mix all your spices together until all chickpeas are coated (step 3). Roasted Chickpea Snack

March 31st, 2020

Kid jobs: Pinching, pouring, stirring, eating, smelling Learning objectives: Choosing spices is a creative skill that you can practice and develop. Begin to know spices based on smell, color and texture. Delicious snacks can be healthy, homemade, affordable, and fun. Practice fine motor skills. Ingredients: 1 Can Garbanzo Beans 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil Salt Pepper … Continue reading Roasted Chickpea Snack

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garden parfait1 (2) Garden Parfait Snack Recipe

March 30th, 2020

Ingredients/Supplies: 2 graham crackers Yogurt Blueberries and strawberries Plastic knife Plastic spoon Scissors Tape Markers Colorful paper squares Clear plastic cup   Step 1: Using one paper square and markers draw a flower or nature scene. Cut out the picture and tape it on the end of the spoon, it will look like a flower in … Continue reading Garden Parfait Snack Recipe

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Koshland and COVID-19

March 24th, 2020

To our Neighbors and Friends, We hope you are all doing well during this difficult time, and that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. At this time, following the shelter in place order, SF Rec and Park discourages us from visiting community gardens. We know that for some of you, the garden … Continue reading Koshland and COVID-19

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20190824_141159 Thank You, Angelique

February 19th, 2020

CommunityGrows is saying goodbye and thank you this week to a wonderful team member and friend, Angelique (Marketing and Communications Coordinator). Angelique joined the CG team last February through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. She immediately jumped into things, not only helping to coordinate and capture the Rebuilding Together SHE Builds event at Koshland, but also … Continue reading Thank You, Angelique

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IMG_3103 Happy Martin Luther King Junior Day!

January 30th, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. day has become one of the most activated and volunteered days, and continues to motivate the community. Even after so many years, MLK has inspired most Americans to do better and unite for a better future.   On Monday, January 20th, 2020, CommunityGrows again had the opportunity to work and partner … Continue reading Happy Martin Luther King Junior Day!

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GivingTuesday Stacked With Date #GivingTuesday 2019

October 30th, 2019

Goal $2,000Raised $2,010 !! Donate What Is #GivingTuesday?  #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. #GivingTuesday isn’t just about … Continue reading #GivingTuesday 2019

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IMG_2612 (1) Robert Pitts Workday!

October 21st, 2019

The Robert Pitts Apartments is a very friendly and welcoming community. The residents are very involved and want to continue improving their spaces and create more community activities for  their future (and current!) families, children, and residents. We were honored to be invited to help the community transform their garden beds, together. On Friday, October … Continue reading Robert Pitts Workday!

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IMG_2267 Thank You Hall Capital!

October 7th, 2019

On September 17th, 2019, CommunityGrows had the honor of working with some of Hall Capital staff, to work on  garden maintenance and beautification projects in the Buchanan Mall Garden. These group workdays are a huge help to our staff because it can be difficult to work on large garden projects between teaching classes, curriculum building, … Continue reading Thank You Hall Capital!

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48746224941_7dba2c67af_o Willie Mays Planting Day!

September 24th, 2019

The Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club is located in the Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco. This Boys & Girls Club is named after Willie Howard Mays Jr., a former MLB player for the San Francisco Giants. The garden at this location provides food for its community members, which is comprised of the students … Continue reading Willie Mays Planting Day!

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48416720471_59011a1ae6_o Westside Court Workday!

August 19th, 2019

Westside Court Apartments is a very engaging community with committed residents who are activating the outdoor shared spaces.  “Westside courts is a pleasure to have in the neighborhood. I play basketball there a couple times a week (super convenient), and people are always friendly. It's nice to come home to a neighborhood with something actually … Continue reading Westside Court Workday!

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