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[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 …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="12954" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] After many years with CommunityGrows, we are saying goodbye to two of our wonderful staff members, Adrian and Melissa.  While we are sad to see them go, we are so grateful to them both for all of their hard work and dedication! Read on to learn about their time at CG. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title="The …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="12597" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=".vc_custom_1521924074883{border-top-width: 1px !important;border-right-width: 1px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;border-left-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;padding-left: 15px !important;border-left-color: #909e8b !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #909e8b !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #909e8b !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #909e8b !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In honor of Women's History Month, we'd like to share the stories of some …

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1521597915786{margin-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="12664" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]It's here! We are happy to share with you our 2017 Annual Report and new one-page infographic. Read on for some highlights, or click the buttons below to download digital copies.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="Download 2017 Annual Report" style="3d" color="warning" align="center" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.communitygrows.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2018%2F03%2FCG-Annual-Report-2017.pdf|title:CommunityGrows%202017%20Annual%20Report|target:%20_blank" button_block="true"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="Download CommunityGrows …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="12539" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]We are so grateful and excited to be awarded a 5-year grant from the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families![/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]This substantial grant will support our Seed to Mouth Garden Education Program, which teaches environmental and nutritional education using gardens and kitchens as classrooms. Through …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="12501" img_size="600x400" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Spring is in the air and, with all the sunshine, our gardens are flourishing! But the sun isn’t the only reason the gardens are looking so fresh -- the BEETS have been out in the gardens planting, watering, weeding, and cleaning to make our spaces more healthy …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="12378" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Finding Inner Peas: Yoga in the Gardens A new tradition has begun at Rosa Parks as students join Seed-to-Mouth Garden Educator, Annie, for weekly yoga sessions in the Lower Garden. The kids have fun choosing Yoga Pretzel cards for the group to achieve, cards which illustrate common yoga poses …