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JANE SCRUGGS
Microgreens Manager


Originally hailing from Little Rock, Arkansas Jane has spent the better part of  the past decade diving deep into the world of horticulture and urban agriculture through various training programs all around New York City. After enrolling in the horticulture certificate program at the New York Botanic Garden, Jane couldn’t wait to get her hands in the dirt, so she started volunteering at the Edible Schoolyard. There she found a mentor and a space to test out everything she was learning in her classes at NYBG. Shortly thereafter Jane took a position as an Americorps with New York Restoration Project where she gained invaluable knowledge of NYC native plants and trees. But quickly Jane realized her true calling was in growing food so she left NYC to try her hand working a full season on an organic vegetable farm in North Carolina. We’re happy she did because that’s where Jane discovered her love of working in the greenhouse. Once back in NYC and always ready to learn more, Jane decided to enroll in the Farm School NYC certificate program. She eventually found her way to us as a seasonal farm crew member and has since come on board as our Microgreens Manager. In her spare time, Jane can be found volunteering at the Kelly Street Community Garden near her home in the South Bronx, growing food and giving it away to community members, doing yoga, or playing with her cat Chloë.