Sunflower Community Garden

Willow Project Grows in the Sunflower Garden

In January youth staff from Social Advocates for Youth’s Sunflower Community Garden, along with Sorrel Allen, our Garden Youth Supervisor, worked with local environmental artist, Sherry Gibson from Wild Woodswoman Creations to install a 8ft x 9 ft. living willow arch for the new entrance to the Sunflower Community Garden. Youth...

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Spring at the Sunflower Community Garden

As the days are getting longer and the temperature in the air and soil are rising, there have been many developments at the Sunflower Community Garden. In the garden, we have harvested the last of our winter crops, integrated cover crop into the soil, and have planted many spring vegetables....

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The Sunflower Garden in Winter

As the days have been getting wetter and the nights getting colder this winter season, youth and adults at our Sunflower Community Garden have continued their fruitful work. The last couple of months our staff have focused on establishing a winter garden so that food can continue to be donated...

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Sprigs n Sprouts Program Helps Kids Grow

From mentoring to tattoo removal, SAY’s Esperanza Resource Center offers volunteer opportunities, work experience, field trips, and engaging activities for kids who may be at-risk of joining a gang. One program run by our Esperanza team is the Sunflower Community Garden, located on the corner of A and 7th streets...

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SAY Kids take the Field with the SF Giants!

On Sunday, July 13th, 2014, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner tied a league record by hitting his second grand-slam of the season. That same homerun ball landed just feet away from a group of SAY youth, staff, and volunteers, all of whom exploded in cheers as the home team...

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Sprigs n Sprouts: kids learn to grow veggies

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="915,914,913,912,911,910,909,908,906,905,904,903,902,901,898,897,896,894,893,892,891,890,889,887"] This summer, SAY's Sunflower Community Garden was busier than ever, and hosted the second annual Sprigs n Sprouts program. This wonderful eight week program was open to homeless children ages 5-13 whose families were staying at the Catholic Charities shelter across the street from our garden. Program Manager...

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Agilent Technologies Cares for Kids

Staff from Agilent Technologies participated in the United Way Day of Caring on September 12, at three SAY program sites: the Sunflower Community Garden, Tamayo Village, and the Coffee House Teen Shelter. These amazing volunteers tackled some ambitious projects: they brightened our hallways with new paint at Tamayo Village, gave new...

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