Location: Far Rockaway, Queens
Annual Production: 6,000 lbs
Year Launched: 2021
Co-located Schools: Queens High School for Information, Research, and Technology; the Academy of Medical Technology; Knowledge and Power Prep Academy; Frederick Douglass VI High School.
This farm will share space with a school-based culinary program featuring a complete state-of-the-art kitchen. This co-location will allow for multiple integrations of the campus’ planned Career and Technical Education tracks in Urban Agriculture and Culinary Arts.
A soil garden planned by the campus with GrowNYC will provide additional produce during the outdoor growing season to supplement foods grown in the farm and enable robust community food distribution.
Major Funder: Queens Borough President Donovan Richards
Community Partners: Queens South NYC DOE Borough Office, Queens Defenders