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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Find the Vacant Lot In Your Life

596 Acres helps residents to reclaim vacant lots and transform them into community spaces.

Type: General Resources

Training & Support for Parks Groups

Partnerships for Parks' Partnerships Academy is a training program that supports community-based park groups and individual volunteers to achieve success.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Learn About Indoor & Outdoor Composting

The NYC Compost Project offers a variety of workshops on indoor and outdoor composting.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Workshops for Community Gardeners

Just Food’s City Farm program offers free workshops led by and for community gardeners and farmers. They also hold community-run farmers markets across the five boroughs.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Gardener-Led Workshops in Brooklyn

GreenBridge Community Garden Alliance facilitates skill sharing between gardens through gardener-led workshops and seasonal gatherings.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Classes on Urban Agriculture

Just Food's Farm School NYC offers comprehensive training in all aspects of urban agriculture through a two-year certificate program and a wide range of individual courses.

Type: Workshops & Trainings