Instructor: Ashley Rafalow

Ashley Rafalow
Ashley Rafalow is the Head of Policy and Training at Square Roots, an urban farming company that brings local, real food to people in cities around the world by empowering next-gen leaders in urban farming. Her work is focused on ensuring that the team operates safely and effectively, and that farmers have the training and education they need to grow fantastic food and build a successful career in indoor agriculture.

Ashley has a master's in public health concentrating in nutrition and policy from the CUNY School of Public Health, and a bachelor's in advertising and marketing communications from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Square Roots she worked in food policy advocacy, research and action at CUNY for several years, and before that got exposure to local/regional food systems and stakeholders through GrowNYC, Just Food, Five Acre Farms, and Foodlink.

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This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

As urban populations expand and access to arable land and potable water shrinks, agri-entrepreneurs are turning to innovative systems to grow food indoors without soil-aeroponics, aquaponics, more...
213HRT155BO 02/04 Th 6:00pm-7:00pm Yurgalevitch
DeBrota
Kutz
Rafalow
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