Neighborhood Resources

Our online Neighborhood Resources is a collection of our favorite how-to guides, grant opportunities, workshops, city services and more. New York City is home to a wealth of resources—gather the tools to better your community here!

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Soil Testing

Brooklyn College provides soil testing at a low cost as part of their commitment to the community. Test your garden's soil to see if it is safe to grow food in. 

Type: General Resources

Water Testing

Cornell University provides information about testing water and soil for contaminants, as well as links to find the public records of water tests. 

Type: General Resources

ioby: Guide to Green Infrastructure

ioby has compiled a guide to five projects that any community group can do to conserve and resuse water as well as reduce pollutants in waterways. 

Type: General Resources

Million Trees TreeLC Handbook

The Million Trees NYC TreeLC handbook offers advice and information on caring for your street trees. 

Type: General Resources

Grow NYC Green Infrastructure Toolkit

Use this helpful multi-media toolkit to learn about rainwater harvesting, bioswales, green roofs, and more. 

Type: General Resources

Credit Union in Queens

Qside Federal Credit Union membership open to those who live, work, worship or studywithin certain neighborhoods of Queens, including but not limited to Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst and Flushing.

 
Type: General Resources

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