Save the Date: 2/11 Sisterhood Opening Day


Sisterhood Gardens Opening Day
on Saturday, February 11th!

In December, the Sisterhood Gardens Committee underwent a selection process to determine the 2017 cohort of community gardeners. You can view the roster HERE.  Due to high demand, we do have a wait list and we would appreciate your help in building more garden plots.

For your safety, please note that no planting can occur prior to our opening day.



Gardener Orientation 11:00 – 12:30 pm 
I.T. Bookman Center (440 Randolph Street) 

If you are a selected gardener, please join us for a mandatory Community Garden Orientation.  We will introduce you to our community garden rules and practices.  We will assign you a garden plot, introduce you to your neighbors and answer your questions. Please note that we will charge a $30 annual plot fee to help with maintenance costs. You can pay during the orientation.



Garden Build Day 12:30 – 4:00 pm
Sisterhood Gardens (Corner of Brotherhood Way and Arch Street)

We hope you can participate and help build Sisterhood Gardens.  We will build the toolshed and plant lemon trees. These Meyer lemon trees are generously donated by Just One Tree, a project established in San Francisco to promote the concept of greater urban self-reliance. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

If you have questions or concerns, please email

Warmest Wishes,
The Sisterhood Gardens Committee



2 月 11 日下午11:00-4:00,星期六,Sisterhood Gardens社區花園將會舉辦一個開放日去歡迎我們新的園丁。

園丁說明會 11:00-12:00PM(必须参加)

I.T. Bookman Center (440 Randolph Street)


社區花園建立日 12:00-3:30PM

Sisterhood Gardens (Corner of Brotherhood Way and Arch Street))


我們將收取每年$30 美元的會員費去帮助與保持我們社區花園共用的材料成本。請当天將會員費用準備好。


如果您有問題或疑慮、 請電郵



Compost and Soil Health Workshop


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Workshop1204 CHI


The health of a garden is a measured by the quality of your soil. High quality compost is one of the key elements to growing healthy plants. We’ll walk you through how to make your very own compost! Compost improves all soil types and can help you reclaim garden waste into high quality amendment for your plants! In this workshop we will teach you how to make compost in your backyard, provide the plans for a basic compost system you can build, and introduce you to vermiculture (composting with worms). Learn how to make your garden healthier and more sustainable by making this black gold in your own backyard!

Sunday, Dec 4th 2016, 1 – 2:30 pm

Sisterhood Gardens, at the corner of Arch St and Brotherhood Way

For questions or more info email

First Workshop October 29th: Seed Saving and Companion Planting

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Learn about the basics of saving your own vegetable seeds from year to year. Also learn about the science behind the popular technique of companion planting. Companion plants are those that improve the growth of others by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, or providing nutrients, shade, or support. Learn which plant companion recommendations are proven and which are merely folklore. Used wisely, companion planting can be an effective part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan for your home vegetable garden.

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 2 – 3:30 pm

Ocean View Public Library

345 Randolph St, San Francisco, CA 94132

For questions or more info email:


Apply for a plot at Sisterhood Gardens!

It is our pleasure to announce that we are now accepting applications for plots in the garden!

To fill out the form online, please click one of the following links:

English Version

Chinese Version

Spanish Version (coming soon!)

If you want to fill out a paper version, you may print one of the following PDF files, or pick up an application at IT Bookman Community Center, at the corner of Randolph and Arch.

Plot Application Form–English

Plot Application Form–Chinese


Third Community Build Day, September 24th




Please join us for the third Sisterhood Gardens Community Build Day, September 24th from 11am to 2pm! We will be building compost bins, transplanting some plants, and working on envisioning future uses of the Brotherhood Way Greenway!

For questions, please email,, or


Second Community Build Day!

Thanks to everybody who came out for the second build day! We planted eight trees, started six trays of seeds, and made good progress on two planter boxes. A big thanks to Sloat Garden Center and Petaluma Seed Bank for donating seeds to the garden!

Planting seeds:

Seed Sorting and Planting



Planting trees:






Building planter boxes:


A big thanks to Tiffany’s youth group, who came to help out!



Second Community Work Day This Weekend 7/16

2nd community work day

Saturday July 16th from 11:00 – 2:30 pm

Trees will be delivered, wood delivered for the boxes & possibly seed starting. Come on out and help build while enjoying time with your neighbors! All Ages Welcome – Snacks Provided

Sisterhood Gardens at Arch and Brotherhood Way

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