GrowNYC (formerly Council on the Environment of New York City), is a 501c3 non-profit that improves New York City's quality of life through environmental programs that transform communities block by block and empower all New Yorkers to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations.

GrowNYC achieves its mission through the following projects and programs: Greenmarket, a network of more than 50 farmers markets throughout the city, youth-operated farm stands and other food access programs; Open Space Greening, which creates and rejuvenates community gardens and school gardens via volunteer days, an annual plant sale, mini-grants, technical assistance and our Grow Truck, a tool loan / plant delivery resource; Environmental Education, which offers hands-on projects in the areas of conservation, energy, nutrition and recycling; the Office of Recycling Outreach and Education, which promotes recycling and waste prevention with recycling resources, training and free events like Stop 'N' Swaps and regular textile and food scraps collections.



  100 Gold St., Ste 3300 New York, NY 10038    Map this

Contact Numbers

(212) 788-7900
Fax:  (212) 788-7913