Presenters & Workshops

Field Trip to Sims Municipal Recycling (Grades 3-8)
Want to show your class or green team where the metal, glass, plastic, and cartons recycled in NYC are sent? Schedule a free tour of the brand new Sims Municipal Recycling facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn! Seeing is believing, and your students won’t forget this incredible experience.

The Alliance for Climate Education (Grades 9-12)
ACE conducts a lively, engaging 45-minute presentation that effectively uses animation to educate and empower students about climate change, at no cost to schools. ACE can present to your entire school in one day, this program is a must for every school.

Bash the Trash (Grades K-12)
Bash the Trash is all about science, environment, and the arts! With musical instruments upcycled from waste, these performers are a great contribution to your school's sustainability.

The NYC Compost Project (Grades 1-12 & Faculty)
Invite a presenter from the NYC Compost Project to teach students or faculty about recycling food scraps with worms and then start a simple worm compost bin in your class.

The Grand Falloons (Grades 2-4)
With 20 years of experience in the Big Apple Circus, the Grand Falloons will have your entire elementary school laughing and learning while fulfilling Earth Science curriculum standards.

The Green Campaign (Grades 6-12)
Environmental appreciation with a "Cool Factor" becomes Eco-Swag! From class to class visits to small or large school assemblies, featured Artist-Activist, Presice, connects today's youth with the 10 basic values of "Being the Green You".

GrowNYC: Environmental Education (Grades 4-12)
GrowNYCs Environmental Education program offers different modules, such as shoreline restoration and renewable energy projects.

Lower East Side Ecology Center (Grades 6-12)
The Ecology Center's education programs invite participants to experience and take responsibility for their community and its natural resources. Many programs are free. Education opportunities are offered through in-school and after-school programs.

Solar One (Grades K-12)
Learn about renewable energy, sustainable design, and ecology and park ecology from Solar 1 by visiting their environmental education center or inviting them to your school.

We are honored to count a number of LGBTQ Producers and stand workers among GrowNYC's farmer community, read a few of their stories here. 

  • Greenmarket

    Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

  • Garden

    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.