Steven W Brown

Photo of Steven W Brown Department Environmental Horticulture & Floristry Department 
 Office EH/F
 Phone (415) 239-3140
 Mailbox EH/F
 E-Mail sbrown@ccsf.edu
 Fall 2013 
 Office Hours
 
WednesdayThursdayMouse
10:00-12:00PM10:00-11:00AMOver
Fall 2013 Teaching Schedule
R F 80B Intermediate Floral Design 5.0
PREREQ.: R F 80A
70434 501 L/L M W 06:10-10:00PM OH U001 Deadlines Final Book R F 81 Flower & Foliage I.D. & Care 2.0 70436 001 Lec M 03:10-05:00PM OH UF1 Deadlines Final Book R F 82 Interior Plant Identification 3.0 75954 001 Lec T 02:10-05:00PM OH UF1 Deadlines Final Book R F 84 Flower-Shop Operations 3.0 75955 501 Lec R 06:10-09:00PM OH U001 Deadlines Final Book R F 98 Retail Floristry Work Exp 1.0
PREREQ.:Approval of RF work experience coordinator Repeat: Maximum credit: 12 units
73852 502 Con HOURS ARR  Deadlines Book R 05:10-06:00PM OH U001

B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Lifetime Teaching Credential State of California at UC Berkeley
Additional Coursework City College of San Francisco and UC Berkeley Extension

Member Emeritus- American Institute of Floral Designers AIFD
California Certified Florist-CCF
Certified Floral Designer- CFD
Master Florists Association-MFA


Mr. Brown has been teaching at CCSF for the past 29 years. And has been serving as faculty elected Chair for the Environmental Horticulture/Floristry Department for fourteen years.

Steven's goal is to provide students with the best possible learning experience and environment possible in Horticulture and Floral Design.

Steven represents City College's Horticulture program in/at many related groups and organizations including: the American Institute of Floral Designers, California State Florists Association (Board Member), Master Florists Association (Board Member), Ikebana International (Lifetime member), the San Francisco Conservatory Advisory Board, Specialty Cut Flowers Growers Association, Teleflora's Northern California/Nevada Unit (Board Member), and is an Honorary member of the San Francisco Garden Club and San Francisco Gardener Apprenticeship Advisory. He is a founding co-president of the Organization of Floral Art Designers, a Board Member of Master Florists Association. Steven is a Certified Floral Designer (CFD) and a California Certified Florist.

Steven also represents the Department with the California Horticultural Society (Lifetime Member) and the San Francisco Professional Gardeners Association, San Francisco Orchid Society and many others.
At City College Steven participates in the Academic Senate, the DCC, DCC Advisory, and serves as the Campus Landscape Advisor, and Foundation Faculty Rep. He is involved with San Francisco's DPW, PUC, Rec and Parks and other Neighborhood Organizations/City and State agencies.

He has been published in the Florist Review: "Care and Handling of Cut Flowers" and Super Floral Retail: "Cut Flower of the Month" and "Blooming Plant of the Month". Steven is co-author of Teleflora's: "Green and Blooming Plants".

His extracurricular activities include Tennis, Bonsai, Gardening, Knitting, Genealogy and Floral and Horticultural Events. He is a Past President and Lifetime member of the Gay and Lesbian Tennis Federation and Founder and co-president of the San Francisco Tennis Coalition.

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