Gabrielle Hayes Urban Farmer & Educator

New York, NY, USA Gabrielle_Hayes_Resume.pdf
animal husbandrybasic carpentrybasic mechanical repairbasic weldingconstructioncordwood processing skillscrop planningExperience with hydroponic and aquaponic growing methodsfertility managementgreenhouse managementharvesting and harvest managementmechanical and hand cultivationOrganic growing methodspest managementpreparing produce for salepruningraising laying hens and meat birdsraising sheep and a beef herdseedingtimber framingurban farm buildout

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GrowNYC Teaching Garden, Governors Island, NY, USA     

Farm Coordinator & Educator

April 2016 – November 2017

Battery Urban Farm, Manhattan, NY, USA

Farm Education Apprentice

March – October 2015

Local Roots NYC,  Brooklyn, NY, USA

CSA Operations Staff

March 2015 – March 2016

Cull & Pistol, Manhattan, NY, USA


May 2015 – July 2016

Gotham Greens, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Greenhouse Assistant

December 2015 – February 2016

The Farm School, Athol, MA, USA

Harvest and Market Crew Member

September – November 2014

The Farm School, Athol, MA, USA

Student Farmer

October 2013 – September 2014

The Grocery, Brooklyn, NY, USA


May – September 2013, December 2014 – May 2015

Mt Buller Chalet, Mt Buller, VIC, Australia

Dining Room Supervisor

June – October 2012

Eastern Yacht Club, Marblehead, MA, USA

Dining Room Supervisor

April – November 2011



September 2007/May 2011 BA International Development Studies and Economics at McGill University
October 2013 - September 2014 Certification: Operating a Diverse Organic Farm at The Farm School

Along with other student farmers, operated a 12-acre diversified organic farm, serving 220 CSA members.


April 2016 - November 2017 Farm Coordinator at GrowNYC

Led revamp of entire program including expansion of physical space, redesign of curriculum for students and training process for staff, creation of individual farm volunteer program, creation of farm stand and vendor contracts.

March - October 2015 Farm Education Apprentice at Battery Urban Farm

One of a staff of 4 educators: taught and developed garden-based curriculum, maintained and expanded farm space, learned pedagogy of garden education

May 2015 - March 2016 CSA Distribution and Operations Staff at Local Roots NYC

Handled distribution of produce and other goods at the single-site and company-wide levels.

September 2014 - November 2014 Harvest and Market Crew Member at The Farm School

Selected from a class of 14 to continue as staff and finish out the CSA season. Acted as sole operator of a weekly CSA stand, packing and driving a box truck to Boston. Worked with others to operate a weekly farmers market stand. Worked with Farm School staff to harvest and perform animal chores.