Now in his eighth season of farming, Larry runs Dig Acres–a mixed vegetable operation and incubator program in the Black Dirt Region of the Hudson Valley that supplies the Dig restaurant group. He is on the organizing committee of the
Melony Edwards is a first-generation farmer whose ancestors traveled north after emancipation in the journey known as the Great Migration, for a better life away from the fields of sorrow that they had grown to know. After completing degrees in
Sedrick Kent Rowe Jr. is an organic peanut farmer from Albany, GA. He attended Fort Valley State University on a full football scholarship and received a Bachelor in Plant Science with a concentration inHorticulture. After college he worked for a
While a grad student at MIT in the Art, Culture, and Technology program, Roberto was inspired by student projects addressing food production in urban landscapes. His career quickly transitioned from the arts to agriculture with a focus on food access.
Kellee is a farmer and educator at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, at UC Santa Cruz, and focuses on seed sovereignty as a platform for building community health and determination. Kellee is a fourth generation queer japanese-chinese
Jason owns and operates Grimm Family Farm near Williamsburg, IA. Jason raises dry beans, pastured poultry and produce for restaurants, grocers, institutions and direct markets throughout Iowa. Jason and his wife Hannah and their two boys Emmet and Elliot live
Eduardo serves on the Board of Directors at NYFC as Vice President.
Jacquie serves on the Board of Directors at NYFC as Secretary.
Salima serves on the Board of Directors at NYFC.
Jacob serves on the Board of Directors at NYFC.