2019 Young Farmers Conference has ended
Welcome to the 2019 Young Farmers Conference! Please be sure to register for each session you plan to attend, as capacity is limited. Also make sure to edit your schedule if you decide you no longer want to attend a session so that others have a chance to add it to their schedule.

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Jacqueline Pilati

Jacqueline Pilati is a Professional Development Instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and Adjunct Instructor at Bank Street College of Education where she leads teacher institutes and courses in garden-based learning and elementary science investigations. She has taught in general and special education settings throughout NYC and Sonora, Mexico. During her tenure in the nonprofit space, she developed and led childhood and youth programming around urban ecology, scientific inquiry, food justice. In 2018, she founded Reclaim Seed Library NYC (formerly The Ethnobotany Project NYC) a grassroots organization reconnecting people to their foodways through history, education, and seed. The project stewards a free public seed library and an ethnobotanical teaching garden at the King Manor Museum in Jamaica, Queens.
​Research interests include: organic plant breeding, foodways of the African diaspora, elementary science education, repairing relationships to land, community action research, seed and food sovereignty movements