GrowNYC is excited to announce the opening of a brand new urban farm on Governors Island! Governors Island Urban Farm was created as a result of the combined efforts of GrowNYC and the Trust for Governors Island, after the demand for our program at Randall's Island Urban Farm became higher than we could accommodate.
Governors Island Urban Farm is an 8,000 square foot urban farm that will feature over 20 vegetable beds made from recycled plastic lumber, a gourd tunnel, fruit trees, a bean teepee, an outdoor kitchen, and so much more!
The farm will host free field trips for New York City public school and summer camp groups April-November. If you would like to schedule a field trip for the Summer 2014 season, please fill out the Field Trip Request Form. Due to the high demand of field trips, a spot is not guaranteed.
In addition to scheduled school visits, the farm will host gardening workshops and will be open to the public during weekends from July 12 through September 28, 12pm-4pm. GrowNYC will provide tours, volunteer opportunities, and activities for children and families. Please check our website for scheduled events.
If you are interested in receiving information about upcoming field trip, workshop, or volunteer opportunities, please fill out the Governors Island Urban Farm Survey.