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ZACH PICKENS

Farmer

Zachary Pickens is an urban gardener, seed saver, Master Composter, and the full-time urban farmer at the Riverpark Farm at Alexandria Center. Zach developed school garden programs and managed youth-run farmers’ markets throughout Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx before joining Riverpark Farm as Farm Manager. Zach is a certified Master Composter and also started Rooftop Ready Seeds, focusing on the development of a stock of vegetable seeds that are tailored to the unique climate of the city of New York.

FARM ADVISORS

Michael Grady Robertson, Advisor
Sawkill Farm

Marcel Van Ooyen, Advisor
GrowNYC

Fred Wilklow, Supplier
Wilklow Orchards

Zachary Pickens is an urban gardener, seed saver, Master Composter, and the full-time urban farmer at the Riverpark Farm at Alexandria Center. Zach developed school garden programs and managed youth-run farmers’ markets throughout Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx before joining Riverpark Farm as Farm Manager. Zach is a certified Master Composter and also started Rooftop Ready Seeds, focusing on the development of a stock of vegetable seeds that are tailored to the unique climate of the city of New York.