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

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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Yonkers is pulling out the stops in a city-wide celebration of the arts, May 1-3, 2015, for the largest arts festival in Westchester County.
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Groundwork receives Omega's prestigious Leadership in Sustainable Education Award

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Science Barge Opens April 11

A fun-filled lineup of music and mayhem is in store for you. From wearable puppets to kite and boomerang flying to fishing for glass eels, this will be a day to remember! Noon-6, with Mayor Mike Spano opening the gangplank at 2pm.

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. Walk-ons are welcome on weekends from 12-6pmArt & Science Sundays sponsored by the Jr. League of Bronxville - July through Oct. Check out our School and Summer Camp Programs. Science Barge Explorers Camp - End of August.

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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.

 Farmers Market runs Fridays 12pm-5pm June-Oct.