Yemi Amu is the co-founder and the Farm Manager at Oko Farms Aquaponics Center in Brooklyn. She directs all of Oko Farms' programs including education, design/build projects and community related activities.Over the past decade, she has facilitated the creation and maintenance of over 20 edible spaces throughout NYC; created and implemented various culinary, nutrition and gardening programs for both youth and adults; and promotes aquaponics as a tool for environmental awareness and stewardship. Yemi has a M.A. in Health and Nutrition Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She was awarded Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center, Rising Star in NYC Food Policy (2016).