Meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.

Urban Farming at New Roots Community Farm


Urban Farming at New Roots Community Farm

“Help build and maintain an urban farm in the heart of the Bronx. Tasks including building, planting, harvesting, clean-up and more!

The IRC's New Roots Community Farm enables refugee farmers and Bronx community members to grow their own food, share traditional recipes, build community, and increase food and green space access for NYC residents, local schools and partner organizations.

New Roots is a participant in our Farm to Pantry initiative, helping to increase access to local fresh fruits and vegetables to community members most in need.


The International Rescue Committee (IRC), formed in 1933, responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Consisting of first responders, humanitarian relief workers, international development experts, health care providers, and educators, the IRC has assisted millions of people around the world since its founding.