In addition to their culinary, resume designing, gardening, and teaching skills, the BEETS added construction to their accomplishments this month!
Goodbye to Adrian and Melissa
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.
BEETS Grow in Our Neighborhood
Spring is in the air and 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 healthy and inviting. Volunteer Alana shares about her experience working with the BEETS program this session.
Deck the Halls with Wreaths
Over the weekend neighbors and friends gathered together for the 14th annual wreath and card making event at the Hayes Valley South Community Room. Beautiful wreaths were created by all, with ribbon, trinkets, glitter, and bells adorning each and every one!
Pumpkin Carving in Buchanan Mall
On a Friday in October, youth and adults from nearby housing complexes came out to enjoy the fall weather and carve pumpkins to decorate Buchanan Mall.
Now hiring for 2017-18 BEETS program!
Attention BEETS applicants: we've extended our deadline!
BEETS will gain skills around landscape design, outreach and communication, and project...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 the Fall-Spring BEETS Cohort graduated. The CommunityGrows staff celebrated the past eight months of their accomplishments with a slide show and BBQ in Koshland Garden. The...
BEETS build gardens at Plaza East
Our Fall-Spring cohort of BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated & Employable Teens) embarked on a special project to improve the backyards of seniors living in Plaza East Apartments. They...
BEETS Rough it in the Presidio
On March 25 and 26, 2017 the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) went off camping in the Presidio. After setting up the campsite and Tents, they enjoyed lunch and had a...
Mind, Body and Soul Community Pop Up – Ella Hill Hutch with the BEETS
On February 25, 2017 from 11-4 PM the BEETS held court at the Mind, Body and Soul Community Pop Up at Ella Hill Hutch in the Western Addition. The Pop Up utilized a focus on wellness to provide...