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Bobby Walker, Urban Farming Institute

Bobby Walker, Urban Farming Institute

Farm Training Manager

UFI’s energetic trainer offers more than eight years of farming experience, having ran his own small scale farm and farmers market, and as the former farm manager for City Growers. By trade, Bobby has worked in construction and property management for over 15 years, and along with his love for growing, he creatively combines both trades to open opportunities for individuals passionate about farming. As a young entrepreneur, Mr. Walker has lead several youth based programs and ran a small scale farmers market in Lower Roxbury, teaching youth about urban agriculture and entrepreneurship. This among many other initiatives he is involved in, working with schools and universities, Bobby continues to bring young people and the community closer to food and their connection to the earth, while courageously creating opportunities to learn about business and creating ones own wealth opportunity.