To bring about the sustained regeneration, improvement and management of the physical environment by developing community-based partnerships which empower people, businesses and organizations to promote environmental, economic and social well-being.
Elizabeth MicroFarm

Coming Spring 2019!

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Winter Green Gala 2019

February 27, 2019

Featured Programs

Sustainable Agriculture

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. 

Youth Programming

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.

Urban Waters & Trails
We work to improve our urban streams, rivers, and estuaries. Groundwork has been working with the City, the County and the community to build the 2¼ mile Elizabeth River Trail. A new section is due to open this spring.

Green Careers

Working with local residents Groundwork Elizabeth plans and implements high-impact brownfield transformation and land-reuse projects, transforming environmental liabilities into community assets.

Union County Means Green goes Hydroponic

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to present the 2018 Union County Means Green Community Garden Grants program.
The Department of Environmental Protection is working with Groundwork Elizabeth and communities in Union County to transform brownfields and underused properties into healthier, sustainable areas through an initiative focused on environmental stewardship efforts.

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.

Winter Green Gala 2019:

  • Wednesday, February 27 @ 6pm
    click here for more info

CONTACT US:         205 First Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07206        908-289-0262        elizabethnj@groundworkusa.org            Facebook: @GWElizabeth
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