Uncovering a river - a new urban hub
Uncovering a river - a new urban hub
Freeing trees from invasive vines
Freeing trees from invasive vines
Bringing communities to life
Bringing communities to life
Farming off the grid on the science barge
Farming off the grid on the science barge
Improving access to fresh food
Improving access to fresh food
Blazing trails through urban centers
Blazing trails through urban centers
Mentoring teens with green summer jobs
Mentoring teens with green summer jobs
Cultivating future gardeners
Cultivating future gardeners

For more than a decade Groundwork Hudson Valley has been a dynamic force for change in distressed communities in the lower Hudson Valley. Groundwork works to make neglected neighborhoods more livable and sustainable through an array of on-the-ground environmental projects that directly involve local residents.

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We train, employ, and mentor hundreds of Yonkers high school students  each year through a year-round program that includes summer jobs, internships, and after-school employment. Right now, our Green Corps and Urban Rangers are going strong!

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Our first vine clearing SWARM of the season is coming up on December 3, 10am-3pm in Ardsley, New York. To register, click here --

SWARM Sign-up

Contact: Nathan Hunter at nathan@groundworkhv.org

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 There's no place quite like the Science Barge with its wind turbines whirling, solar panels tracking the sun, and greenhouse bursting with hydroponic plant life. Now it's one of the sites for our cutting-edge climate change curriculum.

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Get Fresh Yonkers brings youth, older adults, and families together to create a sustainable food system for Southwest Yonkers. Community gardens, the Science Barge, and local farms all supply the Farmers Market, managed by local high school students, hired and trained by Groundwork. Citizen Farmers maintain the community gardens.