Session 2 Workshops | Food Jobs & Business

Jobs in Urban Agriculture: Do You Have to Compromise?
Room: HM 433

Benjamin Shute (Moderator)
Co-Founder and Board Member, National Young Farmers Coalition
Farmer, Hearty Roots Community Farm

Yemi Amu
Co-Founder and Farm Manager, Oko Farms

Ben Flanner
Head Farmer & President, Brooklyn Grange

Shella Hair
Assistant Farm Manager, East New York Farms!

Gwen Hill
Development & Communications Manager, Green City Force

During this panel we will hear from a variety of perspectives on what the inherent challenges are to creating jobs and business opportunities in the urban agriculture sector. We will follow up with a discussion of potential collaborations, initiatives, and policies that can address these challenges and create solutions.

Food Jobs & Business