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December 8, 2023

Greenfield Community Science Workshop to expand into Salinas

Workshop allows indoor activities and hosts bike repair day

GREENFIELD — Sergio Lopez and John Mosher recently spoke to Greenfield Community Science Workshop Co-Director Curt Gabrielson about opening a workshop in Salinas.

GCSW reopened with outdoor activities last September and indoor activities on April 27, and will soon open a new workshop program at El Sausal Middle School in Salinas.

The workshop most recently hosted a bike repair workshop for the community on May 22. Dozens of bikes were available for youth to work on and take home, collected in partnership with area landfills.

Five staff and three volunteers supervised the bicycling event, which drew regular crowds throughout the day.

With Gabrielson shifting to leadership in Salinas, Co-Director Jose Sanchez will seek out a new leader for the Greenfield workshop.

Daniela Berrueco (left) works on an inner tube repair and Julian Rodriguez sands off rust from a bike chain during Greenfield Community Science Workshop’s latest bike repair day on May 22. (Sean Roney/Staff)
Christian Guzman (from left), Cristobal Martinez and Sabrina Silva work on bike repair skills by checking an inner tube for leaks during a bike workshop hosted in Greenfield on May 22. (Sean Roney/Staff)
Sean Roney
Sean Roney
Sean Roney is a freelance reporter for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for the Salinas Valley communities in South Monterey County.


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