Registration Open for Farm School NYC’s Training of Trainers Course

Are you or someone you know someone interested in using learner-centered education to work with communities, especially in urban farms and gardens? Complete this brief application by Friday, 11/28 (if you did not apply to Farm School NYC this fall) to receive a link to register for one of only 25 spots.  We won’t offer this class again until next December!

Course Description

This 5-session, 21-hour course explores popular education methods, emphasizing the concepts of learner-centered teaching and hands-on, participatory learning. Students will explore various styles of learning, and practice planning, designing and leading an effective workshop in a farm, garden or other growing-related community setting.Training of Trainers is one of Farm School NYC’s foundational courses, the basis of all of our subsequent coursework. This course will be held twice weekly, on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings/afternoons, and co-taught by Greg Anderson and Owen Taylor.  Read our instructors’ bios.



Class Schedule

  • Wednesday, December 3, 6-9pm
  • Saturday, December 6, 10am-2pm
  • Wednesday, December 10, 6-9pm
  • Saturday, December 13, 10am-6pm
  • Wednesday, December 17, 6-9pm
Greg Anderson
Greg Anderson
Owen Taylor

The 12/3, 12/13 and 12/17 classes are required in order to complete the course.


Farm School NYC offers classes on a sliding scale depending on household income. Our 5-session Training of Trainers course tuition ranges from $110 – $330. Check theregistration page to determine what level of payment you qualify for. Please be as generous as possible to help support Farm School at this transitional time.



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