Walking tour of HV with Joel Pomerantz

Put on your your walking cap and your thinking socks, and join us May 7th for a special interactive tour of Hayes Valley! Hayes Valley Walking Around Linking Clues with Joel Pomerantz of Thinkwalks Saturday, May 7th at 1:00 PM … Read More

Earth Week at Hayes Valley Farm

Sunday, April 24 – Friday, April 29 Hayes Valley Farm is planning a week-long celebration of Earth Day, Arbor Day, and everything in between! All classes and workshops will be FREE and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Please … Read More

Urban foresters greening Hayes Valley and beyond

by Lauren Daley Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF) is a non-profit organization that helps individuals and neighborhood groups to plant and care for street trees and sidewalk gardens in San Francisco. By greening the streets of San Francisco, they … Read More

April May 2011 President’s Column

By Karen Mauney-Brodek This April-May issue of The Hayes Valley Voice and our upcoming meeting on April 28th are centered around environmentally focused organizations in the neighborhood. Today, more and more people are coming to realize what many of us … Read More

Meeting on the future treatment of SF waste

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 – Approx. 10:00am San Francisco City Hall 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 250 Public hearing to determine the future of San Francisco’s landfill plans will be on Wednesday, April 20 at 10am, at the … Read More

Earth Day SF in our neighborhood

Earth Day SF April 23, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Civic Center Plaza. Event is Free. Eco, civic, youth, education, artistic and social justice groups converge to urge the public to use green, sustainable practices in daily life. Speakers include … Read More

Join Community Clean Team for Earth Day

Join Community Clean Team to clean and green San Francisco. In honor of Earth Day, volunteers will work on tree planting, landscaping and gardening projects, remove weeds and overgrown vegetation, paint over graffiti, and help clean up litter in District … Read More

General Meeting Recap 3/24/11

Tonight, Lt. Erica Arteseros, from the San Francisco Fire Department came to discuss emergency preparedness. Arteseros said events like the Japanese earthquake and tsunami either inspire people to update or start their own emergency kit or often scare people into … Read More

On March 26th Turn off your lights for Earth Hour

From its inception as a single-city initiative in Sydney, Australia in 2007, Earth Hour has grown into a global symbol of hope and movement for change. Earth Hour 2010 created history as the world’s largest ever voluntary action with people, … Read More

More Jungle. Less Concrete.

Learn how to replace part of your sidewalk with a landscaped area. It’s good for nature, your neighborhood and you. It’s easy, affordable and we’ll show you how. The City of San Francisco Department of Public Works, the San Francisco … Read More

Paid 2011 summer youth programs and internships

Below is a list of great summer opportunities for youth in our community. Almost all programs are for youth ages 14-17 or 14-18.  There is one program for middle school aged youth: the Urban Trailblazers at the Crissy Field Center. Please … Read More

Celebrate Arbor Day

There are several opportunities this coming weekend to celebrate Arbor Day. 1. Join Community Clean Team on Saturday, March 12th to clean and green San Francisco. In honor of Arbor Day, volunteers will work on tree planting, landscaping and gardening … Read More