TAG: JobTrain

Companies in the News: Scholarship honors Gachina; Central Turf, Ruppert and Green Lawn open new facilities

March 16, 2016By

GROW Organization, a public charity in Silicon Valley, will fund a $1,500 JobTrain internship in honor of John Gachina, the founder of Gachina Landscape Management, according to the Mercury News. Gachina died in December. The new GROW internship program will provide one qualified JobTrain applicant the opportunity to work 100 hours in a designated field. To honor John Gachina’s memory, his family asked that contributions be made to... read more

Cultivating an experience

August 19, 2015By
Gachina Landscape Management

A landscape firm’s large garden serves its staff and the community. Gachina Landscape Management in Menlo Park, Calif., has practiced sustainable gardening as part of some of its maintenance contracts for nearly a decade. It naturally parlayed those skills into its own project: a large garden area it calls The Farm. The Farm, launched in January 2014, is located about... read more