A Sustainable Sunken Garden for Browns Race

A sunken garden in an old replica mill raceway to green our city's oldest neighborhood and create an interpretative window of Rochester's first EcoDistrict as we green this rustbelt city.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,595

PS 20 Green Arts Expansion!

 

A project to expand PS 20 Green Arts, an interdisciplinary arts and gardening program that serves over 400 students at a Title 1 school in Brooklyn, New York!

NEEDS: $37,885 of 40,000 + Volunteers

The Brooklyn Student Credit Union

We will learn to build a sustainable cooperative business, which will be a student run and owned credit union. It will address economic justice issues like student debt and green community development.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,000

goMarket

Part coop, part online farmers' market, goMarket connects farmers and gardeners to families & restaurants. Opening Spring 2013.

NEEDS: $0 of 753 + Volunteers

Low-Flow Water Fixtures at Misericordia

Help us install low-flow showerheads and sink aerators at 9 residences on the campus of Misericordia, a non-profit that provides residence and services to adults with developmental disabilities.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,086

SWAG Project

SWAG Project is an urban farming, food justice and educational project in the South Ward of Newark. We grow food and build community through youth and community led projects that bring more fresh food to our neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,155 + Volunteers

Fall Creek Gardens Sunflower Mural

Fall Creek Gardens teaches sustainable practices for growing food in the city.  We seek funding for a sunflower mural that will engage the neighborhood and beautify our community garden!

NEEDS: $0 of 2,385 + Volunteers

Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative Launch

The project facilitates faith communities sharing models to produce and access healthy, local food. The project advances policy activism by congregations to strengthen sustainable agriculture movement.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,607 + Volunteers

Green Apple - Love Our Trees Day

A school sponsored community volunteer day to clean and beautify our school’s street trees and green spaces.

NEEDS: $0 of 702

Apples to Kids: Westminster Woods

For the first time this fall, the camp will provide healthy, seasonal, organic apples to 2,274 school children, raise awareness about where food comes from, and establish new relationships with local farmers.

NEEDS: $0 of 888 + Volunteers

Time's Up! Archiving History Project

With the hard work of dozens of interns, volunteers and project leaders, 25 years of Time's Up! advocacy work is being archived.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,895 + Volunteers

GardenWalk Cleveland

GardenWalk Cleveland is a free tour of private gardens, community gardens and urban farms in the City of Cleveland over a weekend in the summer.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,680 + Volunteers

The Most Fabulous Green Wall Ever Built

The Most Fabulous Green Wall Ever Built supports West Oakland’s sustainable economy by building a striking green wall at American Steel Studios using recycled materials, fed with rainwater.

NEEDS: $0 of 251

Brownsville Student Farm

Brownsville Student Farm is an oasis of plant and animal life in the middle of Brooklyn. We focus on youth education, providing a green community space and raising awareness about health and nutrition.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,294 + Volunteers

Haddington Food Coop

Neighborhood Foods, a West Philly low-income food coop, needs high tunnels for its farm to boost production for a food desert fraught witht diet-related health problems.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,099

The Youth Internship Program

Help us sustain a Youth Internship Program for low-income teenagers to teach workshops on environmental and health-related topics to peers and neighbors at an urban farm in a struggling neighborhood of Washington, DC.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,960 + Volunteers

Emerald Awards 2012

Outstanding volunteers are honored each year in November for their great work during the year.

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 412 + Volunteers

Daffodil Project Distribution-Fall 2012

We will be distributing Free 911 Daffodil Project bulbs to groups in Queens. We plan on giving hand tools to groups to help them with the planting. In 2011, over 25,000 bulbs were given to groups to plant in Queens.

NEEDS: $0 of 206 + Volunteers

Going Green in Queens 2013-March 23, 2013

A fun day to learn and network with other like-minded people! We will have exhibits and info at tables, show educational movies, and give workshops. Giveways to help improve the environment will also be available.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,000 + Volunteers

Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden

We're minimizing the use of well water and increasing water retention capacity through practices such as a cistern and pump system and rain barrels, appropriate plant selection and organic manure use.

NEEDS: $0 of 275

Student Recycled Art Gallery - Create and Learn!

Art/learning kits using recycled materials from Detroit given to 1,000 students at neighborhood school.  Volunteers take pictures; create show at our Recycled Art Gallery. Students/parents are special guests. 

NEEDS: $0 of 453 + Volunteers

Allergic to Salad – Rolling up Sushi!

We'll be rolling up sushi when this class is funded! Healthy, hands-on cooking lessons explore seasonal, nut-free international cuisine with kids. Real food makes no excuses!

NEEDS: $0 of 648 + Volunteers

Allergic to Salad- Thai-licious!

We'll be cooking up some Thai food when this class is funded! Healthy, hands-on cooking lessons explore seasonal, nut-free international cuisine with kids. Real food makes no excuses!

NEEDS: $0 of 648 + Volunteers

Urban Patch - Stone Soup Kitchen

The Stone Soup Kitchen project by Urban Patch will help to make the inner city better by offering classes to people of all ages in the community how to eat healtheir (more fruits & vegetables) while saving money.

NEEDS: $0 of 618

Belly Dance Class for Pregnant Moms in Harlem

This free class offers low income pregnant moms in Harlem and surrounding areas a safe, fun, and affordable prenatal fitness option. Great for mom's physical health and also builds community!

NEEDS: $0 of 486

Community Playground

We are partnering with KaBOOM! to build a playground in Tampa Heights!

NEEDS: $0 of 235 + Volunteers

Language in the Community

Queens Botanical Garden intends to obtain an Apple iPad to run an application called Google Translate. Our visitors come from all over the globe, speaking languages other than English.

NEEDS: $0 of 876

Summer of Solutions Hartford

A youth-leadership and food-justice summer program that creates opportunities for youth ages 14-30 to work in school and community gardens, community outreach and organizing, and educational and cultural programming.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,697 + Volunteers

Patchen Community Square

A collaborative effort to utilize the vacant land parcel at Patchen Avenue and Putnam to create a garden and small play area.

NEEDS: $0 of 702

Flowers For Flatbush

A day of cleaning and greening Flatbush Ave on May 12, 2012!

NEEDS: $0 of 0 + Volunteers

Urban Patch - Park Garden

The Park Garden is a new green space on Indianapolis’ north side. It will be a permaculture garden and will provide a more naturalized and informal setting.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,326 + Volunteers

Urban Farm Training Program

Through a season on the Youth Farm, participants become intimately familiar with the tasks, challenges, and rewards of growing many varieties of vegetables and flowers appropriate to our region and community.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,477

Bringing People Together to Save Endangered Salmon

Our project works to save wild salmon by creating a collaborative forum that puts salmon restoration in the hands of scientists and those impacted by their survival, not just politicians. 

NEEDS: $0 of 7,003 + Volunteers

ALL CITY ACRES

ALL CITY ACRES will make print maps of potential spaces for community-driven projects available in the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan. We are building on the successful tactics of 596 Acres in Brooklyn.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,865

Solar Powered Eco-Shed

Install a solar panel system on the Eco-Shed of the Bushwick Campus Farm to provide clean energy for the school’s outdoor greenhouse, vertical farm and hydroponic systems.

NEEDS: $0 of 220

2012 Brooklyn Food Conference

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, the Brooklyn Food Coalition, will share ideas and work together for the kind of food system change we need now. PLEASE DONATE TODAY!! 

NEEDS: $0 of 7,992 + Volunteers

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