Farm School NYC


Farm School NYC Alumni

How are our alumni making good on our commitment to  use urban agriculture to build self-reliant communities and inspire positive local action?  Meet some of our graduates and find out!  Check back for more profiles of alumni, posted weekly.

Apprenticeship Site - NYBG Ruth Rea Family Garden and Edible Academy


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Name of apprenticeship site:

           Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden & Edible Academy

Apprenticeship Site - Hellgate Farm


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Name of apprenticeship site:

           Hellgate Farm

Location of apprenticeship site:

14-33 30th Drive, Astoria, Queens

Apprenticeship Site - Smiling Hogshead Ranch


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Name of apprenticeship site:

           Smiling Hoghead Ranch

Apprenticeship Site - Queens Botanical Garden


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Name of apprenticeship site:

The Farm at Queens Botanical Garden

Frequently Asked Question

Can I take individual courses next year? 
YES!  Take a look at our upcoming courses open to individual students.
Can Farm School NYC help with student visas?
No. Farm School NYC can not currently help with student visas.


Teaching Opportunities

Farm School NYC accepts applications from qualified teachers year-round.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Our Farm School NYC students have had opportunities to work at some of the most knowledgeable and progressive gardens and farms in the city!

Below are sites that have hosted our student apprentices below. If you're interested in learning aspects of urban agriculture and eager to lend a helping hand, apply to Farm School NYC's certificate program.  Applications are due September 15, 2014! 


Apprenticeship - Earth Matter NY

General Information

Name of apprenticeship site:

Earth Matter Compost Learning Center on Governors Island

Location of apprenticeship site:

Governors Island

Name and title of supervisor:

Marisa DeDominicis, Director

Supervisor Contact Info (Email and Phone):   cell 917 447 7256

Number of Apprenticeship Positions available at your site:


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