Update on the Hayes Valley Farm

The Hayes Valley Farm on the two parcels between Laguna and Octavia and Fell and Oak has had a bit of uncertainty hovering over it. The Farm Team released this official statement. Please continue to volunteer and support to the … Read More

Summer social at Living Linden Alley spot

Come join Neighborhood Parks Council on July 13th (Wednesday) from 6pm to 8pm at – Living Linden Alley (between Gough and Octavia). This year Neighborhood Parks Council is hosting the Summer Social potluck style! Please bring a food or beverage … Read More

Visit the new Hayes Valley Playground

Thank you to all of you who came out to celebrate the reopening of the Hayes Valley Playground. Many of our neighbors and supporters worked for years to pull this project together. We had fun celebrating the grand opening. Please … Read More

District Five Clean Up 9 Am To Noon: June 18th

Please join Supervisor Mirkarimi at 9 a.m. on June 18th at the Ella Hill Hutch Community Center, 1500 McAllister to kick-off the Annual District 5 Clean-up. The Department of Public Works will be on hand to provide equipment and supplies … Read More

Pedestrian Safety and Hayes Valley

by Mari Hunter Long time Hayes Valley resident and member of the San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) John Alex Lowell presented the PSAC Annual Report during the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association meeting in May.  John’s involvement with PSAC … Read More

Hayes Valley beautification

Image of flower from the Page Street mini-park. Many park and garden related activities are slated for this summer in Hayes Valley. This Saturday join us to celebrate the opening of the Hayes Valley Playground at Hayes and Buchanan. BEAUTIFICATION … Read More

5/26/11 Meeting recap

The Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association hosted a meeting focused on walking and biking around the neighborhood and beyond. Walk San Francisco Elizabeth Stampe is executive director of Walk San Francisco – a pedestrian advocacy group. She spoke about situations facing … Read More

Grand reopening of the Hayes Valley Playground

Come celebrate the renovation of Hayes Valley Playground! When: Saturday, June 11, 10:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Where: Hayes Valley Playground, Hayes St. and Buchannan St., San Francisco What: Music, drink, and fun for all! RSVP by June 3 to … Read More

Summer Internship/Green job training for teens

90-Hour Internship Program BEETS is a green job training program for 15-19 year olds, primarily living in the Western Addition of San Francisco. The program provides structured internships and occupational training, for young people with barriers to employment, through a … Read More

Koshland Park and Garden Workday next Saturday

On Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Koshland Park and Garden (located at the corner of Page Street and Buchanan Street), there will be a workday in the park and garden. CommunityGrows staff and volunteers will be working from 11:00 AM … Read More

April ’11 General Meeting Recap

Last night we had presentations by: Garden for the Environment’s Suzi Paladino Friends of the Urban Forest’s Doug Wildman SF Bee Coalition and SF Bee-Cause beekeeper Karen Peteros North of the Panhandle’s Neighborhood Association’s President Jarie Bolander came to discuss … Read More