SF Bay Insider - Community http://www.sfbay-insider.com/taxonomy/term/34/0 Connecting with organizations in San Francisco, which continually strive to improve quality of Life en CUESA/The Center For Urban Education About Sustainable Agriculture http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/cuesathe-center-urban-education-about-sustainable-agriculture <p><b>Pros: Farm to table is big business in San Francisco<br /> Cons: Learning about sustainable agriculture, ruins cravings for Twinkies<br /> Best For: Your Health</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/cuesathe-center-urban-education-about-sustainable-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/cuesathe-center-urban-education-about-sustainable-agriculture#comments Community Mon, 27 Sep 2010 00:48:57 +0000 Beth Marlin 79 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com KC Turner Presents/Building Community Through Music http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/kc-turner-presentsbuilding-community-through-music <p><b>Pros: Music promotion with a big heart<br /> Cons: None, none, none<br /> Best For: Showcasing local bands and singer-songwriters</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/kc-turner-presentsbuilding-community-through-music" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/kc-turner-presentsbuilding-community-through-music#comments Community Entertainment Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:53:39 +0000 Beth Marlin 246 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Urban Kitchen SF Hosts Rooftop Beekeeping Class at the Fairmont Hotel http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/urban-kitchen-sf-hosts-rooftop-beekeeping-class-fairmont-hotel <p><b>Pros: An organization determined to help us get in touch with our inner locavore<br /> Cons: Fast food joints will never seem appealing again<br /> Best For: Hands-on classes and workshops with slow food concepts</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/urban-kitchen-sf-hosts-rooftop-beekeeping-class-fairmont-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/urban-kitchen-sf-hosts-rooftop-beekeeping-class-fairmont-hotel#comments Community Mon, 09 Jul 2012 17:22:42 +0000 Beth Marlin 242 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Straus Family Creamery/Local, Organic, Sustainable http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/straus-family-creamerylocal-organic-sustainable <p><b>Pros: Owner, Albert Straus, runs a brilliant dairy business, with family values<br /> Cons: The challenge of re-programming America to grow and eat healthy foods<br /> Best For: Mighty flavorful dairy products, produced with environmentally sound practices</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/straus-family-creamerylocal-organic-sustainable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/straus-family-creamerylocal-organic-sustainable#comments Community Farther Afield Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:39:19 +0000 Beth Marlin 241 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com 826 Valencia/The Writers Lab That Fronts As A Pirate Store http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/826-valenciathe-writers-lab-fronts-pirate-store <p><b>Pros:Grooming the next generation of literary artists, community-style<br /> Cons: So sad that literacy standards in public schools are not being met<br /> Best For: Working with kids to help them become lifelong readers and inspired writers</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/826-valenciathe-writers-lab-fronts-pirate-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/826-valenciathe-writers-lab-fronts-pirate-store#comments Community Wed, 08 Jun 2011 00:03:02 +0000 Beth Marlin 182 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Meals On Wheels of San Francisco, Inc. http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/meals-wheels-san-francisco-inc <p><b>Pros: An organization which exemplifies the spirit of giving<br /> Cons: The ever-growing needs of the elderly and inability to reach everyone<br /> Best For: Enhancing the lives of others</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/meals-wheels-san-francisco-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/meals-wheels-san-francisco-inc#comments Community Tue, 07 Jun 2011 17:19:44 +0000 Beth Marlin 181 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Give A Dog A Bone http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/give-dog-bone <p><b>Pros: Throwing a lifeline to long-term shelter dogs<br /> Cons: Not enough funding to help them all<br /> Best For: Reaching out to man's best friend</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/give-dog-bone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/give-dog-bone#comments Community Mon, 06 Jun 2011 21:47:37 +0000 Beth Marlin 180 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Friends Of The Urban Forest/Greening Up the Cityscape http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/friends-urban-forestgreening-cityscape <p><b>Pros: Non-profit committed to making SF more aesthetic and healthful with tree planting and management programs<br /> Cons: Low income neighborhoods suffer most from lack of trees<br /> Best For: Projects that really make a difference</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/friends-urban-forestgreening-cityscape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/friends-urban-forestgreening-cityscape#comments Community Mon, 06 Jun 2011 15:32:45 +0000 Beth Marlin 179 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com San Francisco Green Schoolyard Alliance http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/san-francisco-green-schoolyard-alliance <p><b>Pros: Promoting and supporting green schoolyards<br /> Cons: As state education budgets shrink, school environments deteriorate<br /> Best For: Providing outdoor learning spaces one school at a time</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/san-francisco-green-schoolyard-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/san-francisco-green-schoolyard-alliance#comments Community Sun, 05 Jun 2011 01:58:20 +0000 Beth Marlin 178 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com Friends of the San Francisco Public Library http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/friends-san-francisco-public-library <p><b>Pros: Donate, become a member, or volunteer, to help maintain a first class library system in San Francisco<br /> Cons: Makers of video games would go broke if kids went back to reading books<br /> Best For: Giving others the opportunity to get hooked on a book</b></p> <p><a href="http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/friends-san-francisco-public-library" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sfbay-insider.com/community/friends-san-francisco-public-library#comments Community Sat, 08 Jan 2011 04:25:50 +0000 Beth Marlin 116 at http://www.sfbay-insider.com