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Greenmarket Volunteer Support with GrowNYC


Greenmarket Volunteer Support with GrowNYC

GrowNYC, founded in 1970, is the sustainability resource for New Yorkers: providing free tools and services anyone can use in order to improve the City and environment. Their mission is to improve 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.

They are currently seeking volunteers for their Greenmarkets who will assist with cooking demonstrations, customer and farmer support, customer counts, special events, photography, and more. Their Fresh Food Box volunteers will conduct cooking demonstrations, community outreach, and assist with all aspects of distribution. There are opportunities throughout all five New York City boroughs. Shifts are generally 3-4 hours long and vary depending on the site, however most shifts take place from 10:00AM-2:00PM.

- Cooking demonstrations
- Customer and farmer support
- Customer counts
- Special event support
- Photography

GrowNYC Greenmarkets across all 5 boroughs

Various shifts, typically from 10:00AM-2:00PM

If you are interested in this opportunity, visit, create a volunteer profile, and sign up for a Greenmarket volunteer orientation to get acquainted with their program and learn about volunteering with Greenmarket.

*This is not a New York Cares Project*


GrowNYC is a nonprofit organization which aims to promote environmental awareness among New Yorkers through programs that transform and empower communities to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations. Since 1970, they have worked to become more engaged with New York City and its citizens. They offer environmental programs and services including: operating the world famous Union Square Greenmarket; building new community gardens; teaching young people about the environment; and improving recycling awareness.