Building Community Cohesiveness & Food Security in Newburgh Through Access to Neighborhood Community Gardens & Fresh Food

The Newburgh Urban Farm and Food Initiative (NUFFI) is an active network of local residents and community organizations who take ownership of their neighborhoods by installing and caring for neighborhood community gardens.

The Newburgh Urban Farm and Food Initiative (NUFFI) creates opportunities for residents to work with each other, by providing public outreach, education, and technical assistance which builds the capacity of residents to access properties and successfully install and maintain gardens.

Volunteer Application Form (* required)

Please note: Some activities will require that volunteers be at least 18 years of age. Be aware that work at the farm will be under conditions that may not always be sunny or mud-free! Volunteers are advised to dress appropriately for the weather and wear work shoes with closed toes.


• Foster a sense of community and create safer neighborhoods; and
• Provide healthy, culturally appropriate food that improves food security.