Ride the BQT

June 7, 2016

In just under a week Transportation Alternatives will launch the Brooklyn Queens Tour or BQT. The BQT is a friendly non-competitive ride that combines the former Tour de Brooklyn and Tour de Queens, giving riders a choice between…

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Future Leaders

April 21, 2016

Did you know that some of the most important trees in the world live in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest? These trees absorb carbon dioxide and help reduce the effects of worldwide climate change daily. In addition to the…

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EarthSpark International

March 23, 2015

EarthSpark empowers communities by eradicating energy poverty. Efforts are focused in Haiti, the poorest country in the western hemisphere, where just 25% of households are connected to electricity grids while the remaining 75% rely on lighting from kerosene…

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Earthwatch Teach Earth Program

March 2, 2015

Ecogold is excited to announce that they will be supporting two teachers to participate in the Earthwatch Teach Earth fellowship looking at Climate Change at the Arctic Edge. The live fieldwork brings unique and engaging learning…

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BGI Half & 5K

January 26, 2015

The Ecogold Environmental Fund is a proud sponsor of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiatives Half Marathon + 5K run for the second consecutive year. This is the first half marathon that flows exclusively on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, raising…

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Grow NYC Governors Island Teaching Garden

November 21, 2014

GrowNYC has re-purposed an old shipping container to create a fully functional kitchen for the Govenors’ Island Teaching Garden. Governors Island Teaching Garden was created as a result of the combined efforts of Grow NYC and the…

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La Casita Verde Solar Pagoda

October 17, 2014

The Ecogold Environmental Fund partnered with La Casita Verde this fall to install a solar powered pagoda at the Williamsburg based, Brooklyn community garden. This green space supports urban agriculture, soil rehabilitation, water reclamation, a discover…

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BGI Epic 2014

July 27, 2014

For the 2nd consecutive year Ecogold sponsors and participated in the BGI’s 40 mile Epic Ride. The Greenway a 14-Mile route connecting Brooklyn’s Waterfront and when complete, will be a landscaped route for pedestrians, runners and cyclists alike.

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Grow NYC Annual Plant Sale

May 3, 2014

The Ecogold Environmental Fund volunteered at the Grow NYC annual Spring plant sale. Every year since 1986, Grow NYC’s Open Space Greening Program holds their Annual Spring Plant Sale in order to provide community groups with perennial and…

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Grow NYC Grow to Learn Aquaponics Project

March 7, 2014

Ecogold was proud to partner with Grow NYC in building the aquaponic garden at the Young Women’s Leadership School in Astoria. The garden includes several dozen fish and a hydroponic garden that grows lettuce, swiss chard, beans, tomatoes,…

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BGI Half 2013

October 20, 2013

The Ecogold Environmental Fund Proudly Sponsored The Brooklyn Greenway Half & 5k The only half marathon and 5K exclusively held on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. Starting and finishing in Williamsburg, this intimate run highlights Brooklyn Greenway Initiative’s progress…

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BGI Epic 2013

January 27, 2013

Ecogold was proud to be a sponsor of Brooklyn Greenway Initiative’s 5th annual Epic Ride, a 40 mile bike ride from Williamsburg Brooklyn to Rockaway Beach being held on Saturday, July 27, 2013. The Epic Ride…

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