KNOX In Action

KNOX is committed to building stronger, greener, healthier and more beautiful neighborhoods in Hartford. Read more about KNOX’s environmentally-focused programs here and become a part of Hartford’s green revolution!

KNOX Programs

KNOX provides hands-on and curriculum-based environmental education for Hartford students through a combination of in-school programming and after-school educational opportunities with both private and public youth serving organizations.

Green Jobs Apprenticeships

Green Jobs Apprenticeships run for 16-weeks twice a year to cultivate landscaping, horticulture, and leadership skills in Hartford’s young adults.
Community Gardens
KNOX City Planters
Green Crew members plant, distribute, and maintain 250 3-foot flowering planters to beautify Hartford’s thoroughfares each year.
Community Garden Program
KNOX’s 20 community gardens give families the chance to grow several tons their own fresh vegetables and fruits each year!  Additional garden space is made available to local volunteers who ‘grow to give’ their harvest to local food banks.
Corporate Volunteers
Green Team
Corporate Volunteers
Corporate volunteer groups partner with KNOX to enjoy a change of pace from the routine workday and make Hartford a more inviting place to live and work.
Greater Hartford Green Team
The Greater Hartford Green Team is a network of urban and suburban volunteers who to take on dozens of environmental projects throughout the city.
Hartford Cleans Up
Hartford Cleans Up
In partnership with Keep America Beautiful and the Hartford Department of Public Works, KNOX equips over 1,000 volunteers with tools, supplies, and technical support for a city-wide spring clean-up every summer.
Home to KNOX’s incubator farming program and farmer’s market, as well as a teaching and demonstration site for urban agriculture and horticulture in Hartford.

You make these visionary programs available!  We are grateful for your continued investment and inspiration. Please contribute to KNOX today!