Morgan Stanley volunteers with CommunityGrows for a third year! Now our gardens look wonderful, and their actions have set the stage for another great year with our students.
Three Cheers for the Green Team!
As the school year comes to a close, we want to share our gratitude and highlight the Rosa Parks Green Team. This group of parents are incredible advocates for CommunityGrows’ programs at Rosa Parks Elementary School. We cannot thank them enough for all of their support and dedication!
The BEETS: Not Just Gardeners
In addition to their culinary, resume designing, gardening, and teaching skills, the BEETS added construction to their accomplishments this month!
CG Volunteers: Always in Bloom
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 CommunityGrows this past year.
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.
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.
6 Inspiring Women in Science for Women’s History Month
In honor of Women’s History Month, we’d like to share the stories of some inspiring women whose contributions have advanced the fields of STEM, biology, nutrition, childhood development, and environmental sciences. We applaud their hard work and commitment to bettering both their communities and the world!
Looking Back on 2017
It’s here! We are happy to share with you our 2017 Annual Report and new one-page infographic. Read the highlights or download digital copies.
DCYF awards multi-year grant for cultivating healthy youth!
We are so grateful and excited to be awarded a 5-year grant from the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families! This substantial grant will support our Seed to Mouth Garden Education Program, which teaches environmental and nutritional education using gardens as classrooms.
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.