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
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or 212-822-9563

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Soil Nutrient Analysis

Cornell’s Nutrient Analysis Laboratory tests soil and provides pH kits, plant and water testing.

Type: General Resources

Gardening Information

Cornell Garden Based Learning provides basic information on gardening.

Type: General Resources

Food Advocacy in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Food Coalition is a grassroots organization dedicated to the vision of a just and sustainable food system in Brooklyn through community organizing, public education, and research and advocacy.

Type: General Resources

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

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