Zachary Pickens is an urban gardener, farmer, seed saver, Master Composter, and a full-time urban farmer at the Riverpark Farm at Alexandria Center. Zach has worked on an urban farm and managed youth-run farmers' markets throughout Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. He helping PS20 in Brooklyn design and implement a curriculum for a greenhouse education program and the eventual construction of a rooftop farm. Zach is a certified Master Composter and has 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.