What's New

What's New


Farmers Market Vendors Wanted!

Rockaway Market Street @ Beach 60th begins Saturday, June 15, 2024, and is looking for vendors to join this community-driven initiative. Click here to be part of the third season!

RISE Farm Share 2024

East fresh. Eat affordable. Eat healthy. RISE Farm Share's mission is to bring fresh, locally grown, certified-organic produce at an affordable price directly from the farm to the Rockaway community.

"Dune Squad" Invasive Plant Removal

RISE won a three-year grant from New York State's Environmental Protection Fund. Click here to learn more.

Arverne East Native Plant Nursery

Join RISE in creating a new native plant nursery, to locally grow native shoreline plants for the coastal dunes of the Rockaway peninsula.

"Greater Rockaway" Coastal Resilience Plan

RISE established a new initiative to conduct a comprehensive site assessment and preliminary design, with community input, to enhance the shoreline of the Rockaway peninsula into an extensive, biodiverse, and habitat-rich dune system.

Click here to read our final report.