Graduate Placement

After completing the Roots of Success program, graduates are hired in every sector of the green economy, as well as other sectors. Below is a sample list of where graduates have been hired.

Alcal-Arcade Specialty Contracting Inc.
Chicago Scaffolding Inc. (CSI)
Contractors Labor Pool
Gilmans Kitchens+Baths
Marcan Enterprise Inc.
Modern Aire Mechanical
Nolmar Corp
Rebuilding Exchange
SDI Insulation
Second Chance Renovations
Sequoia Construction
Southern Environmental Solutions
Whole House Building Supply/Salvage
AKRF Environmental Consulting
All Out Sealcoat
Pullman Services

Community Organizing & Leadership
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet
Advocates for Urban Agriculture
Always Best Care Senior Services
Bay Area Climate Collaborative
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula
Brewerytown-Sharswood Civic
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities
Community Housing Partnership
Concordia Place
East Palo Alto Senior Center
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Mission Services
Greencorps Chicago
Growing Power
Peninsula Interfaith Action
PowerCorps Camden
Redwood City Public Library
Urban Solutions
Women’s Initiative for Self Employment

Clean Solar
Danlin Corporation Solar Contractor
Franklin Energy
GEN3 Electric & HVAC
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3
Joule Energy
Luminalt Solar
ProVoltz Solar
Real Good Solar
Recurve/Advanced Home Energy
Skytech Solar
Solar Alternatives
Solar City
Solar States



Food, Health & Agriculture
AGreen Farms
Altgeld Gardens Urban Farm
Angelic Organics
Bare Escentuals Mineral Makeup
Big Delicious Planet Catering
Bite Cafe
Chicago Botanic Garden Fruit and Vegetable Island
Chicago Botanic Garden Green Youth Farm
Chicago Food Co-Operative
Chicago Pit Stop BBQ
Chicago Specialty Gardens
City Farm Resource Center
City Press Juice & Bottle
Cook County Boot Camp Farm
Ecumenical Hunger Program
Farmedhere, LLC
Farmer’s Fridge
Firehouse Subs
FNC Community Learning Farm
Food and Paper Supply Co.
Gardens That Grow
Garfield Park Conservatory
Gotham Greens
Green Thumbs Up
Herban Produce
Iron Street Urban Farm
Jewel Osco
Joshua Charles Catering
Koch Foods
L & M Fine Foods
Lettuce Entertain You
Little Veggie Patch
Local Foods
Metropolitan Farms
Native Foods Café
One Off Hospitality-Publican Quality Meats
Passion Café
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Philly Food Works
Pilsen Community Market
Protein Bar
Provenance Food and Wine
Schulze and Burch Biscuit Co
Shake Shack
Specialty’s Café & Bakery
Takashi Restaurant
The Chicago Lights Urban Farm
The Jackson Park Urban Farm and Community Allotment Garden
The Urban Canopy
Uncommon Ground Green Roof/Restaurant
Whole Foods
Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery
Windy City Harvest

San Francisco Department of Environment
Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
San Francisco Parks and Recreation
San Mateo County Clerk Assessor Recorder
San Mateo County Department of Housing
San Mateo County Works Program

Open Space
Bartlett Tree Experts
Budget Landscape
C & H Landscapes Corporation
Cedar Run Landscapes
Cherry Blossom Landscaping
FDR Park
Four Seasons Landscaping
Friends of the Wissahickon
Ground Tec
J. Sharp’s Landscaping, Inc.
James Rogan Tree Services
John Haye Landscaping
M & M Landscaping
Mercado Landscaping
Moon Landscaping
PA Outdoor Corps
Smith Memorial Playground

Indego-Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia
Lawrence Fine Art Services
SCR Medical Transportation

EarthBaby Compostable Diaper Service
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Warehouse
GreenWaste Recovery
Newman & Company Recycling
Recology San Mateo County
The Green Project of New Orleans Building Materials Recycling

Bay Area Appliance
Philadelphia Water Department
StormWater Solutions
Water Logs

ABM Industries
Blossoms Formal and Bridal
Dog-Alicious Pet Care
Farmers Insurance
ILM & Partners
Lawndale Christian Health Center
North Florida Community College
Old Town School of Folk Music
The Way We Grow Infant Center