Join our Mission!


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.


What can your donation accomplish?

$35 - Provides free seeds and plants for a low-income community gardener.

$60 - Delivers 10,000 pounds of apples to food pantries via Squash Hunger.

$120 - Buys Veggie Mobile® biodiesel fuel for a week.

$300 - Offers one month of produce deliveries to an inner-city Healthy Store.

$600 - Improves crosswalk signage, making it safer to cross busy streets.

$750 - An elementary school class gets to discover fruits and veggies with the Taste Good Series.

$1,200 - A semester's stipend for a Produce Project teen.

$2,500 - Purchase organic soil enrichments to increase crop yields in our 54 Community Gardens.


Thank you for joining our mission and for helping us nourish healthy communities in the Capital Region of New York!