The Come Grow With Us! initiative strives to increase access to sustainably grown foods and provide accompanying education in order to build sustainable and equitable communities.
Our Green Team are young stewards learning, working, and teaching about the environment. Their first-hand experiences make our neighborhoods a healthier and livable space.
We work to improve our urban streams, rivers, and estuaries. Groundwork has been working with the City, the County and the community to expand and upkeep the 2.5 mile Elizabeth River Trail.
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to present the 2018 Union County Means Green Community Garden Grants program.
Peterstown Outdoor Demonstration Center
“The site was built to educate and engage the community in conservation activities, such as raised beds for growing herbs and vegetables, rain barrels, pollinator beds and subjects related to horticulture and urban wildlife.” – courtesy of TapintoElizabeth
April 23, 2018: NJDEP Volunteer Work Day
NJDEP serves the City of Elizabeth for the 5th time. Over 75 NJDEP employees volunteered for this years Earth Day Event building 130 raised beds, doing slight vegetation control and other garden landscaping projects at our new MicroFarm at the Elmora Branch Library.
Coming Spring 2019!
Stay tuned for details.
- VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Elizabeth River Trail Clean Ups: June 15, July 13 and August 10 [from 10am-2pm]
Meet up location: 34 S Broad Street, Elizabeth (by the Elizabeth River Trail Archway)
Click here to register
Click for City of Water Day flyer
- Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership Event at the
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge [1:30pm-3:30pm]
@ Helen Fenske Visitor Center
32 Pleasant Plains Road, Harding Twp, NJ
Click for more