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Instructor Information for 21SPCGSIG09

Ellen McCarthyN/AEllen started her career in garden education as Manager of the Family Garden at NYBG. She then spent 12 years as the Program Coordinator at Battery Park City Parks Conservancy, overseeing the children's garden and youth program there. She also coordinated the Urban Farm Project, helping develop urban farms on NYCHA property with AmeriCorps members. She has a Master's degree in education from Bank Street. Ellen loves plants and children, and she looks forward to showing you all the fun and unique plants in the garden.
Emily CarterN/AEmily Carter is a co-coordinator of BBG's Children's Garden. Her passion for farming and garden education started in Vermont where she led farm education programs at Shelburne Farms. She has spent many years in Maine, Vermont, and New York as both a garden teacher and an eager horticulture student. She has a master's degree in environmental education from NYU and hopes to continue to grow and learn about the wonderful world of plants.

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