Farm School NYC

Apprenticeship - High School for Public Service Youth Farm

General Information

Name of apprenticeship site:

Youth Farm at the High School for Public Service

Location of apprenticeship site:

 600 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 

Name of organization or business, if different from site name: 

The Youth Farm/BK Farmyards

Apprenticeship Site - Edible Schoolyard NYC

General Information

Name of apprenticeship site:

Edible Schoolyard NYC at PS 216 in Gravesend, Brooklyn and  Edible Schoolyard NYC at PS 7 in East Harlem, Manhattan.

Location of apprenticeship site:

PS 216, 350 Avenue X, Brooklyn, NY 11223;

PS 7, 160 E 120th Street, New York, NY

Name and title of supervisor:

Mirem Villamil, Head Garden Manager

Apprenticeship Site - EcoStation:NY Bushwick Campus Farm

General Information

Name of apprenticeship site:

EcoStation:NY's Bushwick Campus Farm and Farm-In-The-Sky

Location of apprenticeship site:

400 Irving Ave, Bushwick, Brooklyn

Name of organization or business, if different from site name:

EcoStation:NY and Make the Road NY

Name and title of supervisor:

Glenda Ullauri and Ana Moran

Apprenticeship Site - BedStuy Campaign Against Hunger - Rockaway Farm Project

General Information

Name of apprenticeship site:

Far Rock Farm/BSCAH Rockaway Farm Project

Location of apprenticeship site:

Beach Channel Drive and the corner of Beach 45th Street, Rockaway, Queens, NY

Name and title of Supervisor:

John Cannizzo, Rockaway Farm Manager

Supervisor Contact Info (Email and Phone):

115johnacannizzo@gmail.com; (917) 902-7710

Apprenticeship Site - Weeksville Heritage Center

General Information

Name of apprenticeship site:

Weeksville Heritage Center

Location of apprenticeship site:

1698 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11213

Apprenticeship Site - Green House Program at Rikers Island

General Information

Name of apprenticeship site:

The GreenHouse Program at Rikers Island

Location of apprenticeship site:

Rikers Island (2 gardens)

Name of organization or business, if different from site name:

HSNY

Name and title of supervisor:

Hilda Krus

Supervisor Contact Info (Email and Phone):

hkrus@thehort.org 

Apprenticeship Site - Taqwa Community Farm

General Information

Name of apprenticeship site:

Taqwa Community Farm

Location of apprenticeship site:

164th Street, bronx, New York

Name and title of supervisor:

Abu Talib

Supervisor Contact Info (Email and Phone):

sonnyattaqwa@yahoo.com; 347-934-7649

Number of Apprenticeship Positions available at your site:

1

COURSE LOCATIONS AND SIZE

Course Locations

Courses will take place in a variety of locations across the city, including community gardens, urban farms, NY botanical gardens, and indoor classrooms in various locations. Please visit our classrooms page to see pictures and more information about our unique course locations.
 

What is the size of Farm School NYC classes?

Farm School NYC aims to foster personal engagement between instructors and their students.

COURSE LENGTHS AND TIMES

Farm School NYC core courses range from two to five  weeks. A typical week consists of seven hours: a three-hour weeknight class (Wednesday) and a four-hour weekend class (Saturday). On occasion, one-week courses will consist of one day-long training on a weekend.

Advanced courses are six weeks long and are held once a week in the evenings. Classes are three hours long.

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