Roots Memphis Farm Academy

Roots Memphis Farm Academy is a farmer incubator program that educates, trains, and launches new sustainable farmers in the region. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,690

Windowfarming at 20th Street!

An intimate participation in agriculture through windowfarming encourages students to think about where their food comes from while exploring innovative solutions for farming in urban settings. 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 483

PRC Grant Park Community Garden

 

The garden will consist of 6 raised bed plots that will be available to Central City South residents free of charge. Many garden club members are anxious for the opportunity to contribute to the garden!

NEEDS: $0 of 427

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Composting in Western Queens

Composting in western Queens will bring more materials, workshops, and infrastructure for composting to Astoria, Long Island City, Jackson Heights, Sunnyside, and Woodside.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,271

VertiCulture

VertiCulture is an aquaponics project in Brooklyn that aims to alleviate the environmental, health, and social problems associated with modern agriculture by promoting sustainable food production in urban environments.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,411

Floating Gardens

Cleaning the Gowanus Canal through an alternative arts and science project.

NEEDS: $0 of 440

Prenatal Belly Dance in Harlem

The New York City Prenatal Fitness Initiative will expand and promote access to this excellent form of activity for pregnant women.

NEEDS: $0 of 432

PS 11 Chicken Coop

Just Food's City Chicken Project is providing PS 11 with support & training to build a chicken coop in our school garden.  

NEEDS: $0 of 1,306

Allergic to Salad - Kids Get Cooking

More healthy cooking classes! We're looking to fund FOUR children and ONE adult classes right now (5 total)! There is already a list of over 200 kiddies (and growing) eager to get cooking-- let's make it happen!

NEEDS: $0 of 4,225

Myrtle Village Green

We’re seeking to purchase gardening equipment to transform an unused, vacant piece of city-owned land into a true community amenity where people can come together to garden, compost, and enjoy passive open space.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,000

PS11 Garden 2012 Spring Planting

We need to buy seed starting supplies in order to get an early jump on the Spring planting season. The beds will be planted with items that the school students will sow, water and then harvest. 

NEEDS: $0 of 486

Beautify Lower Madison Avenue Neighborhood

We need funds to purchase fresh soil and compost to help young street trees thrive this spring and beautify busy pedestrian blocks. Help us transform our streetscape into a greener, more welcoming neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 233

Allergic to Salad- Cooking with Kids!

The goal is for the lesson to be brought to the home! Getting children involved in the cooking process, increasing awareness of healthy, nourishing food, and getting the whole family to cook together and eat together.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,725

The McGolrick Park Schools Alliance

The McGolrick Park Schools Alliance will organize, promote, and lead monthly clean-ups, events, and workshops from March 2012-November 2012 in McGolrick Park.    

NEEDS: $0 of 1,134

Hike the Heights 2012

Hike for health!  Help us fundraise to encourage hundreds of people to hike through beautiful northern Manhattan.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,493

Prenatal Belly Dance Workshop

This is an exciting, traditional form of prenatal fitness and childbirth preparation accessible to low income women to support health throughout the pregnancy. 

NEEDS: $0 of 648

Interpreters Without Borders

We reached our goal of $1,296 to participate in the academy! Thank you! Any additional donations will go to a fund for materials and expenses for our coop.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,529

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction is Boston’s first ever youth-run afterschool mobile bike shop and training center. Chain Reaction provides bicycle education, repair and sales in Boston neighborhoods without retail bicycle shops.

NEEDS: $0 of 643

Nourishing Cities

The project, Coop Academy, is an intensive 16 week training and support program that will help us develop Nourishing Cities, a worker-owned green businesses. 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,300

New Leaf Workers' Cooperative

We are fundraising for a 16-week business boot camp run by Green Worker Cooperatives for cooperative business that better our community and our planet.  

NEEDS: $0 of 3,050

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