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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Intro to Worker Cooperatives for Farmers

The Democracy at Work Institute put together a presentation and discussion about starting and running worker cooperatives for farms and small businesses. This is a great resource for small farming groups looking to expand their work to a cooperative model. 

 

Type: Workshops & Trainings

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

Building Bikes, Building Communities

Recycle-A-Bicycle is a community-based bike shop that facilitates job training and environmental education.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Farming Workshops

The Youth Farm at the High School for Public Service offers free community workshops that cover everything from common garden techniques to healthy cooking to food justice.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Find Vacant Lots

OASIS provides the richest source of community maps for NYC. Use their map to find out if a vacant lot in your neighborhood is privately owned by clicking on the “Location Report” tab to learn more about the lot’s owner.

Type: General Resources

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