30,000

Pounds of Food Grown

350

Families Helped Through Housing Rehabilitation

4,000

Youth Attending Groundswell Events

5,000

Tools Loaned

Healthy Time Check Initiative

The goal of the Healthy Time Check initiative is to use the assets of the built environment, local food, and community engagement to support the movement of the Time Check neighborhood towards a healthier future with increased opportunity for its residents. For more information about this program, including how to get a free garden bed or our RFP for a Built Environment Master Plan, visit our Healthy Time Check page.

Ideas Grow Here

Come check out our Groundswell Coworking space, which is a shared workspace for location-independent workers. Get your creative juices flowing in our unique, green coworking environment, where you can enjoy two beautiful “living walls” and an indoor garden space with seating so that you can be surrounded by nature while working. We offer monthly membership for $150/month, day passes for $15, and free coworking on the first and third Thursday of each month. Click here to learn more!

We recently launched the new Groundswell Cafe: A Pay-it-Forward Eatery, and Groundswell Coworking & Event Space!

Click here to learn more

Interested in taking part in Flood the Run?

Coming Events

5th Annual Transform Week
Jun-22-2020 12:00 AM to Jun-26-2020 11:59 PM
- Make a big impact on a Cedar Rapids neighborhood during Transform Week. This annual event brings together community volunteers to complete projects that make our neighborhoods safer, healthier, and more attractive. Projects could include: Light construction Window/door replacement Painting or siding Installing new floors Re-roofing Cleaning or removing debris Landscaping Work side-by-side with other volunteers … Continue reading 5th Annual Transform Week
Cultivate Hope Market
Oct-24-2019 04:00 PM to Oct-24-2019 07:00 PM
- Stop by the urban farm to buy our fresh produce from 4-7 p.m. every Thursday! We will have fresh produce, vendor items, movement activities and brick oven pizzas. There will be scavenger hunts for the kids as well as the playground and other things to do around the farm. A walking group will depart the farm … Continue reading Cultivate Hope Market
Cultivate Hope Market
Oct-17-2019 04:00 PM to Oct-17-2019 07:00 PM
- Stop by the urban farm to buy our fresh produce from 4-7 p.m. every Thursday! We will have fresh produce, vendor items, movement activities and brick oven pizzas. There will be scavenger hunts for the kids as well as the playground and other things to do around the farm. A walking group will depart the farm … Continue reading Cultivate Hope Market
Cultivate Hope Market
Oct-10-2019 04:00 PM to Oct-10-2019 07:00 PM
- Stop by the urban farm to buy our fresh produce from 4-7 p.m. every Thursday! We will have fresh produce, vendor items, movement activities and brick oven pizzas. There will be scavenger hunts for the kids as well as the playground and other things to do around the farm. A walking group will depart the farm … Continue reading Cultivate Hope Market
Cultivate Hope Market
Oct-03-2019 04:00 PM to Oct-03-2019 07:00 PM
- Stop by the urban farm to buy our fresh produce from 4-7 p.m. every Thursday! We will have fresh produce, vendor items, movement activities and brick oven pizzas. There will be scavenger hunts for the kids as well as the playground and other things to do around the farm. A walking group will depart the farm … Continue reading Cultivate Hope Market