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Today we said farewell to the BEET Rangers! It was bittersweet, of course. We will miss them, but we are so proud to see them complete this program and move on to new and exciting paths in their lives! Modern Tea hosted us for a celebration dessert buffet, with cakes, …

Harvest Festival this year was a great success, all planned and run by the BEET Rangers! In the morning, the BEET Rangers helped move mulch and compost, take out and harvest winter squash, and prepped beds to plant carrot and radishes for the fall. We harvested some cute little winter …

Today with the BEET Rangers we made a trip to Safe Haven, a community space in the Hayes Valley South residence. Safe Haven is an after-school drop in spot for youth in the neighborhood to come do homework, hang out, be with friends. They let us use their computers to …

Today the BEET Rangers got a special treat, as our near-end-of-program celebration! They have been working so hard, and today was a day to celebrate and enjoy at the new Academy of Sciences! The new building is pretty amazing. It was super crowded, but we were able to weave our way …

This week in the garden, Katie taught a lesson on Permaculture. Katie had just completed an Urban Permaculture course, where she got to learn a lot of amazing things about design and modeling agriculture systems to be most efficient and supporting of their environment. Today Katie shared with a us …

October 2008 Newsletter Content: 1. Koshland Plans and Planting 2. BEET Rangers and Green Jobs Now! 3. Harvest Festival Celebration! 4. Zuchinni Bread Recipe ------------------------------ ----------------------------------------- 1. KOSHLAND GARDEN: PLANS AND PLANTING Fall is approaching, and although the days are warm, the nights are getting longer and cooler. The BEET Rangers have helped us prepare our beds and …

The BEET Rangers were honored to be invited to participate in the Green Jobs Now national day of action at the Breaking Ground Conference for youthhosted by San Francisco Parks Trust. We were invited to participate in two different workshops: a Green Jobs panel, and a workshop on container gardening. …

KOSHLAND GARDEN NEWSLETTERA Project of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Parks GroupSeptember 2008 Newsletter Content:1. Koshland Garden Makeover!2. BEET Rangers at Slow Food Nation3. Garden Workparty- September 13th4. Vote for Koshland Garden as SF's most beautiful garden!5. See Us On The News!-----------------------------------------------------------------------1. Koshland Garden Makeover!Wow! Things have really changed fast in …

Our little campers have graduated! It has been such a fun summer, filled with adventure. We will remember with fondness our trips to Alemany Farm, the Ferry Building Farmer's Market, Book Reading with Mo' Magic, composting at Garden for the Environment and many breakfasts at Kate's Kitchen, thanks so much!!! It …

Koshland Garden has a brand new kiosk and shed this month! We are super excited about how things are shaping up, and look forward to more changes soon, including a picnic table, and a reshaping of the lower John Muir Elementary School learning garden. Yahoo!For feedback, questions, or to sign up …