Help us grow more Fruitful Communities!

We're turning vacant land into food forests and pollinator gardens. Join us as we eliminate food and play deserts, all while fighting climate change.

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FYI, Roots Down is a for-profit business, but donations to the Fruitful Communities fund are tax-deductible through our gracious non-profit partner, MicroLife Institute.

Feeding people, and fighting climate change.

41,000+

Children in DeKalb are food insecure.

30%

DeKalb residents are more than a 10-min walk from a park.

$32b

Annual spending on landscaping services by local governments in the US.

How your donation helps!

You can feel good about donating to the Fruitful Communities Fund because every dollar we receive goes right into building food forests and pollinator gardens. Oh, and we're also creating fun and engaging youth education programs to grow the next generation of land stewards.

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Not ready to donate? That's ok!

No matter your background, resources, age, or interests, there's somewhere for everyone in the Fruitful Communities Initiative. Here are some ways you can get more involved in the movement. 
Financial

Want to financially support the Fruitful Communities initiative? Here are a few great ways: ​

Volunteer

If volunteering is more your speed, we have several options for donating your time:

Get Social

Like social media? Check out our social toolkit and tell the world about Roots Down.

  • Go to Social Toolkit.

Hire Us

Want to bring the Fruitful Communities initiative to your area? Reach out and let us see how we can help.

  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • YouTube

Become a Community Partner.

Join the Fruitful Communities movement by becoming a Roots Down Community Partner. It's free and takes less than 30 seconds! Get plugged into a network of climate-conscious folks from around the country as we make our yards, our neighborhoods, and our communities greener, more abundant places!

Latest updates.

Upcoming events.

  • GreenHive All Call
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 01
    via Zoom
    Jun 01, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    via Zoom
    Join the youth movement fighting climate change and feeding people!