Green Guerillas uses a unique mix of education, organizing and advocacy to help people cultivate community gardens, sustain grassroots groups, grow food, engage youth, and address issues critical to the future of their gardens.

  • News & Updates

    • Support GGs as You Shop!

      Apr 3, 2014 | Green Guerillas

      Shop at AmazonSmile and Amazon will make a donation to Green Guerillas.

      AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products. Same prices. Same name.

      So next time you need to shop online, support Green Guerillas at the same time!

      CLICK HERE to get started.

    • Green Guerillas Service Corps

      Mar 24, 2014 | Green Guerillas

      Interested in getting more involved with urban agriculture and community organizing in New York City? Looking for a structured way to engage in community service during the growing season and meet other people who are interested in growing food and increasing food access around the city? Green Guerillas Service Corps might be right for you.

      Green Guerillas is looking for a few people to commit to a growing season worth of service to NYC’s community gardening and urban agriculture movements – 120 hours in all. In exchange for a modest registration fee, we will provide well-organized service opportunities, skills-building trainings, and a certificate upon completion of service.

      Click HERE to learn more and find out how to apply.

    • MLT is looking for a few good volunteers

      Mar 24, 2014 | Green Guerillas

      Green Guerillas is pleased to help the Manhattan Land Trust recruit a few good people to pitch in.

      The Manhattan Land Trust is a community gardener-led land trust that preserves and manages community gardens in Manhattan –  14 vibrant community gardens in Harlem, the East Village, and the Lower East Side.

      MLT is looking for people with the time and talent to volunteer or serve on the board of directors. They need people to help the land trust reach out, raise funds, and make important partnerships with funders and nonprofits to advance MLT’s important preservation mission.

      CLICK HERE to see the full volunteer description on Idealist.

    • Green Guerillas Summer AmeriCorps Position Available

      Apr 10, 2014 | Green Guerillas

      Interested in supporting community gardeners and pitching in at urban agriculture projects and community farmers markets in NYC? Engage in a summer of service with Green Guerillas! This position will focus on helping community and urban school gardens in central Brooklyn grow more food and engage their communities, especially youth.

      This full-time opportunity will run from May 27th through August 5th. The summer associate will receive a monthly stipend of $1276 and receive an education award upon successful completion of the term of service.

      For more information, and how to apply, please click here.

  • About Green Guerillas

    Our History

    In the early 1970’s Green Guerillas began rallying people to use community gardening as a tool to reclaim urban land and bring people together to solve problems that plagued their neighborhoods. We are the oldest community garden organization in New York City. Read More

    Our Approach

    More than 600 community gardens serve as testament to the skill, creativity, and determination of New York City’s community gardeners. We support the efforts of these remarkable grassroots leaders and help create the next generation of community gardeners. Read More

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