Graze the Roof
The Bay Area's first rooftop garden, Graze the Roof, is located on top of 330 Ellis Street and features:
- hydroponic vegetable growers
- lightweight garden beds made from shipping pallets and milk crates
- worm composting system
- educational mural
Graze the Roof is intergrated into the Janice Mirikitani GLIDE Family, Youth and Childcare Center's (FYCC) afterschool curriculum and provides weekly gardening classes and monthly garden cooking classes for our youth and families.
Community Volunteer Work Days
Thursdays | 10AM - 2PM
Come join us! No RSVP required, but for more information please email.
Find out about special events including hands on workshops, speaker series, and other rooftop happenings on the Graze the Roof Blog
Join us at Graze the Roof this spring for 3 inspiring workshops designed to empower, and inspire! All workshops are FREE to the public - invite your friends, colleagues, neighbors and family members!
All workshops run from 1PM-3PM and take place at Graze the Roof; the rooftop of 330 Ellis St (atop the GLIDE building)
Designing your Spring Garden
Sunday, March 31, 2013 | 1PM - 3PM
...want to get a garden started this spring?!? Join us for this comprehensive and hands-on workshop outlining best practices and holistic approach to container gardening.
Sunday, April 7, 2013 | 1PM - 3PM
Designing Sustainable Habitats AND Visionary Place Making with Lisa Lee Benjamin of Urban Hedgerow
With love and beauty leading her, Lisa Lee Benjaminis a catalyst for the planet. She is profoundly dedicated to altering the way we live and transforming passion into action. As Principal of Evo Catalyst, an environmental design and consulting firm based in San Francisco, Lisa works internationally in collaboration, to open the possibilities and challenge our ideas of sustainability and community to create systems that work.
Tour Green Roofs of San Francisco
May 2013 | Stay tuned for more details.
...Take a walking tour of some of our cities most verdant rooftops!
To RSVP or more information, please contact to email@example.com
The Graze the Roof Team is inspired by this fellow urban gardener:
CW House Community Garden
Our resident-run garden is located on top of the the Cecil Williams GLIDE Community House (CW House) at 333 Taylor Street and features:
- garden planters
- miniature greenhouse
- storage shed
- rainwater harvesting system
- worm composting sytem
- resident-designed mural
This vibrant space benefits the both the community and the environment, and was made possible through a San Francicsco Community Challenge Grant and our partnership with the San Francisco Zen Center.