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!

Know of other resources that are worth sharing?

Shawn at
swhitehorn@citizensnyc.org
or 212-822-9563

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Free Lumber for Gardens

BIG!Blooms, a Build It Green!NYC program, donates used wood scaffolding to community and school gardens.

Type: General Resources

Insurance for Privately-Owned Gardens

Alliant Insurance delivers a comprehensive portfolio of insurance products and services through a network of offices nationwide.

Type: General Resources

Find the Vacant Lot In Your Life

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

Type: General Resources

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

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