Climate Resilience
MicroForests for MacroSolutions
Youth Development
Featured Project / Youth Development
Mayor's Youth Council & Green Team Graduation
Healthy Communities
Featured Project / Healthy Communities
Partner Community Gardens
Urban Agriculture
Featured Project / Urban Agriculture
Union County's First NCRS Hoop House
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Groundwork Elizabeth empowers people, businesses, and organizations to promote environmental, economic, and social well-being.


April 23, 2024:
Annual Boots Not Suits Community Event >

Earth Day is around the corner. Join Groundwork Elizabeth and partners during Earth Week at Phil Rizzuto Park on Tuesday, April 23rd for our Annual “Boots not Suits’ community event. Help learn, plant, and improve our local environment. Click here to register today!

May 19th, 2024:
21st Annual Tour de Elizabeth >

It’s time to sign up for the 21st Annual Tour de Elizabeth, a 15 mile recreational ride for all skill level cyclists. May 19th is ride day, registration begins at 7, the ride at 9 am. Click to register to ride or sponsor or BOTH!

Click here for detailed information about Climate Change Risks present in our community.

Featured Program:
The Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm

Located behind the Elizabeth Public Library, Elmora Branch, the  Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm serves as an educational resource providing service-based learning opportunities for the surrounding community.
Find out more about our MircroFarm >

12-month Impact at A Glance


Community & School Partner Gardens


Trees Planted in Urban Neighborhoods


Volunteers Engaged From Ages 5-85


Pounds of Produce Donated Annually