Title: Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center
Organization: Westchester County and the Friends of Hilltop Hanover Farm
Description: Located at 1271 Hanover St. in Yorktown Heights, Hilltop Hanover is a working farm and environmental education center run on land owned by Westchester County and works to develop and advance “sustainable agriculture, environmental stewardship, community education, and accessible food systems for all.” It offers educational workshops on topics “from beekeeping to farm-to-table cooking” and donates a minimum 10 percent of produce grown to food pantries and soup kitchens.

Title: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County: Horticulture and Environment
Organization: Cornell Cooperative Extension
Description: Located at 3 West Main St., Suite 112, in Elmsford, our local branch of the national cooperative extension system “is your resource for information on soils, site improvement, plant selection, proper plant care, eco-friendly practices, integrated pest management, composting and so much more!” It offers gardening classes as well as diagnostic services for plant and insect problems and for soil pH testing.

Title: Bionutrient Food Association, Westchester Chapter
Organization: Bionutrient Food Association (BFA)
Description: Local chapter offering ongoing educational and networking resources about creating healthy soil, growing nutritious food, regenerative agriculture, etc. Sign up for newsletter to be informed of webinars and other events.

Title: New York Botanical Garden Adult Education Program
Organization: New York Botanical Garden
Description: Conveniently located in the Bronx, NYBG offers workshops on soil science and other important topics for gardeners, compost on-site demonstrations, and other educational programs.

Title: Rodale Institute: Education
Organization: Rodale Institute
Located in Pennsylvania, Rodale Institute is dedicated to “growing the organic movement through rigorous research, training, and consumer education. It has been the global leader in regenerative organic agriculture for over 70 years.” Webinars and virtual workshops on subjects such as organic gardening or compost are available.