Mentoring teens with green summer jobs
Mentoring teens with green summer jobs
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
Cultivating future gardeners
Cultivating future gardeners
Blazing trails through urban centers
Blazing trails through urban centers
Bringing communities to life
Bringing communities to life
Freeing trees from invasive vines
Freeing trees from invasive vines
Uncovering a river - a new urban hub
Uncovering a river - a new urban hub

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.

NOTE – THE MATCH HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 13!

Recent Groundwork Hudson Valley Awards:

U.S Environmental Protection Agency  2017 Environmental Champion Award Region 2

2017 Outstanding CTE (Careers & Technical Education) Partner of the

Year Nominee from Yonkers Public Schools

National Park Service 2016 Centennial Volunteer Challenge Award

 

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Green Team Applications are now available! Apply by May 16th for an unforgettable summer of conservation, camping and fun!

Click here to download your application

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Our last vine clearing of the season is Saturday, May 6, 10am-1pm at Great Hunger Memorial in Irvington, NY.

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.

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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