GrowNYC Partners provides professional consulting services to bring our clients’ food, farming, gardening or recycling project to fruition.

GrowNYC Partners helps businesses, foundations, and government agencies transform and empower their consumers and communities —spearheading sustainability through New York City’s private sector and beyond.

As a nonprofit with 40 years of success, we are dedicated to providing simple, cost-effective solutions.

Consulting and Advising Services

Food and farming – Organizing retail markets, wholesale distribution, sourcing, sustainability, urban farming, food system planning and, community gardening. 

Recycling and waste reduction – Commercial and residential recycling, waste reduction, composting, and rain water harvesting. 

Education – Environmental, gardening, recycling, food and farming.

40 Years of Experience Growing and Greening NYC

Residents now have access to over 50 Greenmarkets where they can purchase fresh, healthy, local produce from small farmers who keep 30,000 acres in production. 

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers have improved their recycling know-how, and taken advantage of alternative disposal options for textiles and food scraps, CFL light bulbs and electronics. 

Residents can garden, play, and relax in more than 60 green spaces and play lots created, and hundreds more assisted by staff and volunteers. 

The eyes of more than 34,000 young people have been opened to environmental issues facing our cities and given the tools and opportunities to help find solutions, including tree planting and habitat restoration.


Lightbox Transition - determines the effect used to transition from one slide to the next in the gallery view.


Borders Color - set the color used on site borders.

Show Author Name - include the author name in the article entry title area next to the date. 

Sidebar Position - determines the position / display of the blog sidebar.

Sidebar Width - sets the width used for the blog sidebar. 

Product Styles

Product Background Color - sets the color behind the product image.

Product Overlay Color - sets the color of the overlay when product list titles are set to 'overlay.'

Products Per Row - determines the number of products shown per line on the product list.

Product List Titles - controls the position of the product title on the product list.

Product List Alignment - sets the text alignment of the product title on the product list.

Product Item Size - select an image ratio for the product photo on the product list.

Product Image Auto Crop - determines whether product images fill the image area or fit within.

Product Gallery Size - select an image ratio for the product gallery on the product item page.

Product Gallery Auto Crop - determines whether product images fill the gallery area or fit within.

Show Product Price - shows the price on the product list page when enabled.

Show Product Item Nav - shows the 'back to shop' link on the product item page.


Event Styles

Event Time Format - toggle between 24 hour or AM/PM for event times.

Event Icons - enable icons on the address and event time display.

Event Thumbnails - show an image thumbnail in list view.

Event Thumbnail Size - controls the size (ratio width:height) of the event thumbnail image.

Event Date Label - enable date overlay on top of event thumbnail.

Event Date Label Time - include the time of the event with the date overlay.

Event Excerpts - show optional excerpt text of events on the list view when present.

Event List Date - show the full event date (day, month, year) of the event on the list view.

Event List Time - show the time range (start time-end time) of the event on the list view.

Event List Address - show the event location address when present.

Event iCal/gCal Links - show links to add events to Apple or Google calendars.

Event Like and Share Buttons - show Squarespace simple like and share buttons on events.

Event List Compact View - enable a simple stacked view of events in the list view.

Event Calendar Compact View - enable a simpler calendar view optimized for smaller areas