Your donation helps us provide fresh food access and education to Capital Region residents everyday.

Capital Roots has been helping residents of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady counties improve their neighborhoods and access healthy food since 1975. Our mission is to nourish healthy communities by providing access to fresh food and green spaces for all.

Over the past year we have seen a dramatic increase in demand for our essential food access services, which sell low-cost, top quality fresh produce and local foods with a focus on vulnerable and income-restrained residents in the Capital District. Our programs are needed now, more than ever, and your contribution directly supports our essential food access programs serving our regions residents in need with dignity and respect.

Support Our Essential Food Access Services Year End Giving Campaign
Support The Incubator Kitchen

Bringing all new opportunity to the Capital Region

Our kitchen’s mission is to give its users the tools, access, and ingredients they need, to make local food everyone’s food. Our goals are: To make food business ownership open to anyone with determination and a good idea. To make local farm products the essential ingredient for local food business success. To nurture the creation of quality goods that create quality jobs and support communities with equality of opportunity.

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 Become a Harvest Helper

We know that plants need a few key things to grow, and so do we! For as little as $15 per month, you can provide sustaining support to our educators and our essential food access services. Become a Harvest Helper, and support Capital Roots with a recurring monthly donation.

Harvest grower


per month

  • Provide 5 Pounds to Squash Hunger
  • Help Pay for Farm to School Delivery
  • Organize Urban Greening
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harvest hero


per month

  • Provide 25 Pounds to Squash Hunger
  • Keep the Veggie Mobile rolling
  • Give Produce Project Students needed tools.
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