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

Bridge Street Development Corporation Workshops

Bridge Street offers ongoing free workshops to the community covering a range of programs including housing education, foreclosure prevention,  community organizing, neighborhood beautification, financial literacy, senior services, and more.

 

Type: Workshops & Trainings

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

Housing Services for Asian Americans

Asian Americans for Equality is is committed to preserving affordable housing through housing rights consultations, seminars and assistance.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Contemporary Art Education Program

BRIC Arts Media's Contemporary Art Education program connects public school students in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx as well as teachers, and entire school communities with contemporary art.

Type: General Resources

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