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Ilona de Jongh

Sprout by Design, Co-Founder


Originally from the tiny Caribbean island Curacao, educated in Europe and settled in New York, Ilona de Jongh is an urban farmer and educator; co-founder & chief cultivator of Sprout by Design. As a design thinker, Ilona's goal is to help create healthier societies by building farms and growing food in urban spaces. She uses nature as a hands-on tool to teach STEAM, Farm to Table entrepreneurship, healthy eating, and environmental responsibility.