Annie at Eagle Street Rooftop Farm.
Photograph by Lauren Mandel.
Annie Novak, founder and director of Growing Chefs, to provide the keynote address at the 5th Annual Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference, August 2-4, 2013 in Kissimmee, Florida.
Annie Novak is founder and director of Growing Chefs, field-to-fork food education program; the Manager of the Edible Academy (nee: Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden) at the New York Botanical Garden, and co-founder and farmer of Eagle Street Rooftop Farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in partnership with Goode Green and Broadway Stages.
Annie has worked with the GrowNYC and Greenmarket, Slow Food USA and Just Food advocating and growing urban agriculture throughout NYC. Among other publications, Annie’s work in agriculture has been featured in New York Magazine, Edible Brooklyn and the Martha Stewart Show ; online at Grist, the Huffington Post, on the Cooking Channel; locally in her own Brooklyn neighborhood paper The Greenpoint Gazette(twice),photographed by the Selby. In 2010, Annie was voted the Cutest Organic Farmer in the country by the readers of the Huffington Post. Annie writes in her own words for The Atlantic.
Learn more about Annie Novak by visiting her blog at: http://annienovak.wordpress.com/
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