Corporate Volunteer Projects with GrowNYC

GrowNYC works with corporate groups of any size on outdoor volunteer projects all across New York City.

Building urban farms, planting in community gardens, and starting new school gardens are all projects that GrowNYC's corporate volunteers have tackled. 

Whether it be planting flowers or tackling a construction project like building wooden garden beds, our staff will work with your company on designing a volunteer day that is engaging, educational, and fun!  

COVID-19 updates: GrowNYC is offering safe, distanced, outdoor volunteer projects.  GrowNYC is providing PPE for all volunteers and socially distancing as appropriate.

Interested in volunteering with GrowNYC?  Contact Mike Rezny by using our contact form or emailing


Volunteer Highlights

GrowNYC's corporate volunteering program worked with more than 2,000 volunteers in 2021, putting in 7,000 hours at 25 different gardens across the city. These volunteers worked on building brand new gardens, refurbishing old gardens, working at our spring plant sale, building rainwater harvesting systems, and much much more.

Altogether, GrowNYC build 13 new community gardens in 2021, giving the city 46,000 square feet of new green space for growing food, community meetings, and youth development.  And we've built more than one million square feet of green space over the last 50 years.  

If there are changes to GrowNYC programming or operations due to inclement weather this blog post will be information central for up-to-the-minute schedule changes.

  • Food Access & Agriculture

    Our network of Greenmarket farmers markets, Farmstands, and Fresh Food Box sites, coupled with GrowNYC Wholesale, ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Conservation

    We provide food scrap drop-offs, clothing collections, Stop 'N' Swap® community reuse events, and zero waste trainings to make resource conservation easy for all.

  • Green Space

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.