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Jul-16-2014

And Now, We Feast!

Graze the Roof is excited to partner with Feastly for an upcoming brunch Sunday July 20th. Feastly connects adventurous diners, passionate community members, and tasteful food enthusiasts for unique food experiences. This collaboration is a great opportunity to fundraise for the garden, as well as increase access to and awareness of the rooftop garden itself. In

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May-08-2012

Graze the Roof – Promoting Food Justice

By Lindsey Goldberg, Graze the Roof Program Manager Filmmaker Filiz Telek of Turkey visited Graze the Roof during her educational sojourn on the West Coast of the United States exploring projects and people that demonstrate social justice, community building, and innovation across food-systems, art, technology, the imagination, and ways of elevating the human potential! Filiz

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Mar-29-2012

Garden Recipes from Graze the Roof

by Lindsey Goldberg, Graze the Roof Program Manager Graze the Roof Garden Fresh Salad Harvest a basket full of fresh heirloom greens: butter lettuce, wild perennial arugula, Italian flat leaf parsley, miner’s lettuce, nasturtium leaves and flowers, brightly colored viola blossoms, spinach, and tender red Russian kale leaves. Wash, dry and throw the greens into

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Sep-20-2011

The Tastes of Summer

by Lindsey Goldberg, Graze the Roof Project Manager Tomatoes! Tomatoes! Tomatoes! 25 plants are happy, green and the fruits of our stewardship are hanging heavy and ripe from their fertile branches! Graze the Roof has tomatoes! Please join us in our extended late summer-early fall volunteer hours of 10a-2p every Thursday to taste a tomato,

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Jul-14-2011

Tomatoes and Nutrition

by Kristen Growney Yamamoto, co-Executive Director My family and I attended the Capay Heirloom Tomato Festival last weekend.  We had a fabulous day on the farm—picking fresh strawberries and herbs and sampling fresh corn and TOMATOES!  The kids liked the tractor ride and the animals. After eating unlimited strawberries all day, their favorite memory was

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May-18-2011

Garden News from GLIDE’S Graze the Roof

by Lindsey Goldberg, Graze the Roof Project Coordinator, Garden Steward Hello Spring and the GLIDE Community! Graze the Roof, our rooftop garden atop 330 Ellis has blossomed!   From vibrant and holistic youth education programming in partnership with the FYCC, to monthly workshops exploring themes in urban agriculture, including this past Saturday’s workshop on “Bioregionalism: Inspiring

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Apr-21-2011

The Mushroom Course

by Terry Zukoski, Facilities Director and GLIDE Green Team Lead All life benefits from decay.  Or so I’ve heard.  We had a chance on Saturday, April 9 to help the planet decay a little faster.  Graze the Roof hosted a mushroom growing seminar. The several who attended heard from workshop presenter Nik Dyer of Purple

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