Reflections on the River Gala & Arts Project 2024

We’re creating more unique events for 2024 –
Reflections on the River Gala & Famous
Rochestarians Art Project.

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Our Green Visions program proves that you can “go green” and also serve and build a community.

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Since 2011, Greentopia has worked to create energized placemaking that changes Rochester both economically and environmentally. We’ve accomplished a lot in our few short years. Interested?

Green Visions

Green Visions is a workforce development program in the Joseph Ave and JOSANA neighborhood. The program trains 15 youth, 17-22 year old in how to prepare for the work world – by creating on an urban cut flower farms!

High Falls Park & EcoDistrict

High Falls Park, now a project of ROC the Riverway, will use the existing EcoDistrict as its core. The High Falls EcoDistrict is the First Registered EcoDistrict in the State of New York and serves as a conceptual FRAMEWORK to reimagine our community. Greentopia is also working to expand the current EcoDistrict to the entire footprint of ROC the Riverway improvements.

Green Visions – Youth Leadership

Green Visions – Campus Vision 2020

ROC the River & Greentopia

News from our blog:

High Falls State Park!

Share your input! Click the buttons below to take the High Falls State Park survey. High Falls Gorge will soon be turning into High Falls State Park with Governor Hochul’s announcement of the creation of a new urban state park in Rochester New York. We are so excited...

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Green Visions 2022 Wrap Up

Green Visions 2022 Wrap Up

The Green Visions program has just wrapped up its 10th year of programming. This year our program was as successful as ever. Here are some quick statistics about this year… 80% of participants graduated from our program 100% of participants received OSHA 10...

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Yoga on the Bridge

Yoga on the Bridge

This past month we hosted our first Yoga on the Bridge. In partnership with Breathe Yoga, Green Visions hosted a silent disco power vinyasa yoga class on the Pont De Rennes Bridge. Thankfully this year, we were lucky enough to get a beautiful sunny day for the event....

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Greentopia Staff

Lisa Baron

Lisa Baron

Executive Board Chair

Lisa Baron is a Founding Board Member who now serves as the Executive Board Chair for the organization. Lisa works closely with city initiatives and other stakeholders to move the vision of Greentopia forward.

Morgan Barry

Morgan Barry

Director, Green Visions Workforce Development

Morgan Barry has directed our Green Visions program since its inception in 2013, Morgan is a primary force behind the successes of Green Visions
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