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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Healthy Eating Workshops

The Cornell Cooperative Extension offers free health and nutrition workshops that help individuals to make healthy choices about what they eat.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Urban Gardening Workshop Series

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Brooklyn Urban Gardener (BUG) certificate program is an eight-week course of interconnected workshops that cover the basics in urban gardening and community greening.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Gardener-Led Workshops in the Bronx

Bronx Green-Up, the community outreach program of The New York Botanical Garden, provides horticultural advice, technical assistance, and training to community gardeners, school groups, and other organizations.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Urban Agriculture & Chicken Care

bk farmyards offers a variety of educational internships, apprenticeships, workshops, field trips and farm tours focusing on urban agriculture and city chicken keeping.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Grants for Young Gardeners

The National Gardening Association offers a variety of grant awards for school gardening groups throughout the year.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for School Gardens

Grow to Learn NYC provides grants from $500 to $2,000 to fund start-up and existing school gardens. Registered schools are also eligible to receive materials and expert assistance from GreenThumb.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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