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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Throughout the years women have worked in many different fields – and while they have historically been denied or struggled to gain access in certain sectors – it’s amazing to see how far women have come. At CommunityGrows, we are blessed to have two such amazing women – Barbara Wenger …

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success” -Edward Everett Hale.On July 10th, 2019, CommunityGrows had the honors to give back to our community and it could not have gone any better. Thank you to the amazing community members and other organizations that were able …

As we all continue to enjoy this warm weather and everything that comes with it, here is a recipe that you can enjoy with your kids this summer: Veggie Butterfly Snack Ingredients1 CeleryA spoonful SunButter8-10 Blueberries2 Pretzels1 Cherry Tomato1 Small Marshmallow2 Tiny Chocolate Chips (multiply amounts by number of kids) Recipe: Wash and slice …

CommunityGrows would like to thank and wish our employees - Emily Dial and Debbie Harris - a grateful goodbye and our hope that they continue influence the community as they did with us! Both Emily and Debbie have gone out of their way to help and tend our community gardens.Emily was …

Previous Next Congratulations!Jalyn McFarland-Kelley Tiana Hubbard Daniel Juarez Ahlaya Martin Hannah LinOn Wednesday, May 15, our BEETS cohort culminated their 6-month internship with CommunityGrows with a graduation celebration! These teens were such an amazing team: they successfully planned and ran run three community-events in the Western Addition: Wreath and Card Making in partnership …