Farm School NYC

Farm School NYC
Organization Name:
Farm School NYC
Primary Address 1:
114 West 47th Street
Primary Address 2:
Suite C1-35
Primary Address City:
New York
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10036
Long Organization Description:

Farm School NYC’s mission is to train local residents in urban agriculture, in order to build self-reliant communities and inspire positive local action around food access and social, economic, and racial justice issues.

Farm School NYC offers urban agriculture training through two certificate programs as well as a wide range of individual courses. Our courses are taught by experts in the field and focus on a wide range of topics from social justice issues, to urban planting techniques, to grassroots community organizing. Through engaging, place-based education, Farm School classes cultivate future leaders in NYC’s food justice movement.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(212) 645-9880 ext. 221
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Onika Abraham
Is there any other information you would like to share?:
Applications for our 2017-2018 Certificate Programs open August 1, 2017.
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email us at [email protected]
Community members (approx.):
60
Number of staff/employees:
2 staff and a dedicated team of 15+ faculty
Year Started:
2011
Organization Type:
Academic Organization, Social Justice, Urban Agriculture
Latest Project:
We offer a Citywide Certificate in Urban Agriculture focusing on the many urban farms and growing organizations located in NYC. We recently partnered with the Youth Farm for our Farm Intensive Certificate in Urban Agriculture for students to hone their skills in one location. The Citywide Certificate is designed so students can complete the program in 2 or more years, even for those working full time. The Farm Intensive Certificate offers extensive training over the course of 1 year. In addition to our Certificates, we also offer individual courses.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, New York City Metropolitan Area
Core Programs:
Two certificate programs in urban agriculture
Major Issues:
Community Gardens, Food Justice, Urban Agriculture
Non-profit?:
Non-Profit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#farmschoolnyc
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