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bee Ayer is bk farmyard's farmer-in-chief and ecological consultant. She has ten years organic farming experience with five years in urban agriculture. As the Farm Director and Caretaker at Wyckoff Community Garden and Farmers Market, she taught entrepreneurship to youth, helping them to start garden-based value added businesses. Don't be surprised if she shows up to a meeting with her five chickens in tow!
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a New Model of Urban Farm in Brooklyn

BK Farmyards is a new urban farming network in Brooklyn. Our mission is to increase access to healthy affordable food to Brooklyn residents through increasing urban food production and providing jobs for urban farmers. We started last year by turning backyards into farmyards, offering the first CSA with all produce grown in Brooklyn. We are building on last year’s success with new sites, more farmers and more CSAs. We are working with the High School for Public Service to create a new Youth… Continue

Posted on January 15, 2010 at 5:05pm

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At 7:22pm on January 19, 2010, Cornelia said…
Hi Bee - thanks for posting about the farm - please keep us posted on your progress!
At 10:18am on April 10, 2010, Sarah S said…
Hi Bee, I've definitely heard of bkfarmyards though I can't remember how... maybe the comfood listserv? or have you networked with the guys doing Bikeloc? They have an event a Littlefields on Sunday April 11 that you should definitely check out.

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