Volunteering with GrowNYC

Individual Volunteering

GrowNYC offers volunteer opportunities for individual interested in helping out at Greenmarkets and recycling events. 

More about individual volunteering.

Corporate and Group Volunteering

Interested in having your company come out and volunteer with GrowNYC?  GrowNYC works with corporate groups of any size on outdoor volunteer projects - like building urban farms, community gardens, and school gardens - all across New York City.

More about corporate volunteering.

NYCHA Environmental Ambassadors

Environmental Ambassadors are NYCHA residents who are trained by GrowNYC to become community recycling experts.

Become an Environmental Ambassador!

Ongoing updates regarding SNAP/EBT acceptance at Greenmarket farmers markets. 

  • 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.