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

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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A HEARTY WELCOME TO OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BRIGITTE GRISWOLD!

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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 next SWARM vine clearing is Saturday, April 15, 10am-3pm at Croton Gorge Park in Cortland, NY.

REGISTER HERE

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE GREAT SAW MILL RIVER CLEANUP -- EARTH DAY, APRIL 22!

REGISTER HERE

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 features cutting-edge climate change exhibits.

JOIN US FOR THE ULTIMATE RITE OF SPRING!

SCIENCE BARGE OPENING DAY - APRIL 29, NOON-4PM

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Get Fresh Yonkers brings all ages together to create a sustainable food system for Southwest Yonkers. Community gardens, the Science Barge, and local farms all supply our Farmers Market, managed by local teens, hired and trained by Groundwork.

FARMERS' MARKET RUNS EVERY FRIDAY STARTING JUNE 2