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Sheryll Durrant

Farm Coordinator, New Roots Community Farm, International Rescue Committee (IRC); Resident Garden Manager, Kelly Street Garden

Sheryll Durrant is Farm Coordinator for New Roots Community Farm managed by International Rescue Committee (IRC), and resident Garden Manager at Kelly Street Garden — both in the Bronx. Prior to that, she served for 7 years as director of the urban farm and garden program for Sustainable Flatbush in Brooklyn.  Her work has included developing community-based urban agricultural projects and providing expertise and technical assistance for supportive housing garden programs. She is a founding member of the Peas and Justice Collaborative, a collective of urban agriculture and grassroots leaders that tackle food justice and racial equity issues together. Sheryll is also responsible for communications and outreach for Farming Concrete, a data collection platform that helps urban farmers and gardeners measure the impact of their work.  Sheryll is a graduate of Farm School NYC.