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

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

Recycling for Schools

NYCWasteLess provides information on what and how to recycle in NYC schools.

Type: City Services

NYCHA Gardening

The New York City Housing Authority's Garden & Greening Program provides free seeds, bulbs, compost, technical assistance and more to registered NYCHA gardens. Gardens must submit an application to the management office every year to qualify.

Type: City Services

Golden Apple Awards for Schools

Golden Apple Awards for Schools awards schools that demonstrate model school recycling programs and are in compliance with NYC recycling regulations.

Type: City Services

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