See below for upcoming events, news articles, and our annual report (published in the late winter).
Potrero del Sol Community Garden has been nominated to receive funding for the Parks Build Community initiative which kicked off on April 1st. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company to help revitalize parks across the country including parks here in San Francisco. Every day … Continue reading
Classes and Free Material Giveaway! December 12 9am-12pm Urban Ag Resource Center Free Compost, Soil and Mulch for Bayview Gardens Winterize Your Garden Free Class at 10am Both @ 900 Innes (access at the end of Hudson Ave at Hunters Point Blvd, just south of India Basin Shoreline Park) Rainwater … Continue reading
On October 24th, 9 of our 37 community gardens as well as Alemany Farm at St. Mary’sPlayground will be open to the public for enjoyment, education and to celebrate these unique green spaces! Our gardens are volunteer-run (over 1,700 participants and counting!) under the umbrella of Rec and Park’s Community … Continue reading
Grow it, Preserve it, Love it! SF County Fair Building, 9th and Irving, Saturday, September 12, 2015, 11:30a-5pm Join the Urban Agriculture Program and partners for Urban Ag Academy: Grow It, Preserve It, Love It! This one-day event will feature demonstration classes on gardening and garden-infrastructure, workshops on fermenting and … Continue reading
September 13, 2014 marked the first annual Open Gardens Day in which SF Rec and Park opened the gates of 21 of 38 community gardens throughout the city to show off handiwork and encourage newcomers to join. San Francisco has no shortage of gardening enthusiasts. More than 1,600 residents maintain … Continue reading
Just announced: Free fall classes at the city’s largest community garden, the Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden, including Pollinators in San Francisco, Integrated Pest Management for Your Garden and Composting & Vermicomposting. All classes are 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org September 13, 2014 –Pollinators in San Francisco: … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Learning to garden in San Francisco just got easier. This month, the city opened its first resource center for gardeners at the community garden in Golden Gate Park. It’s a one-stop shop for city folks who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. Folks like husband-and-wife … Continue reading
We are excited to announce the re launch of Urban Agriculture Resource Centers!
Please join us on Sunday, December 11th from 10am-1pm at the Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden at 780 Frederick Street. BYO Bucket or Bag.
Materials will be available to any gardener looking to green and beautify the city. Compost is provided by Recology, and mulch and soil provided by SF Rec and Park. Limited amounts will be available per person.
We are also hosting a special "Ask an Expert" workshop in partnership with the San Francisco Department of the Environment, Garden for the Environment, and the University of California Agriculture Cooperative Extension. The topic of this workshop will be 'Compost', and many experts will be on hand to answer your questions
For more information, please contact the Urban Agriculture Program Coordinator, Emily.Gogol@sfgov.org.