Urban Farmer

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Urban farmers specialize in the practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around a village, town, or city.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum education requirement is a high school diploma. Most employers will provide on-site training.

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In December 2018, the median yearly salary for a farmer was $41,003, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Farmer Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn the responsibilities of Phil Cuddeback, head farmer at Square Roots in Brooklyn, NY.