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Katherine Davila’s Green Visions Story

Kat was recruited to interview for the Green Visions program on a typical neighborhood-canvassing day, back in 2015, simply standing outside of a JOSANA corner store. As an 18 year-old, city resident with open availability and a need for work experience, Katherine...

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Volunteer

Interested in making Rochester a greener place? Come volunteer with us! We have a wide variety of volunteer needs from fundraising events to gardening with us in inner-city Rochester. Sign up to be notified for Greentopia and Green Visions volunteer opportunities...

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Green Visions Shipping Container Floral Workshop!

Now in its sixth year, the Green Visions program has installed an 800 square foot shipping container at the Green Visions Campus at 174 Whitney Street in the JOSANA neighborhood. The container has been completely retrofitted by Ikoniq, a Canandaigua-based company that...

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Opportunity still blooms in a wet summer

It’s been an unusual summer for Green Visions, Greentopia's job development program. A super-soaked spring and summer, along with some red-tape tangles, delayed the start of the season. Manager Morgan Barry said the Green Visions garden wasn’t tilled until late May,...

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Step aside Netflix series. Green Visions has “14 Stories.”

Trigger warning: you can’t watch Greentopia’s “14 Stories” without your heart being touched. This binge-worthy series of short films, posted on our website, profiles the young people who worked in the Green Visions program in 2016. There’s the young mother who didn’t...

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