Building Raised Beds

Jordan, James, Anthony and Gevon building raised beds for a trial garden.

South Lawn Project Farm at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County

The South Lawn Project grows over 90 varieties of vegetables, fruits, herbs and fungi.

Planting peppers

Gevon and Jordan plant pepper seedlings.

Garlic Harvest

Jay'den shows off the garlic harvest.

GROWS Team in Greenhouse

James, Gevon, Jordan and Jay'den visit a partner farm's greenhouse.


Fresh vegetables- the South Lawn Farm harvested and donated over 800 pounds this year!

Urban Agriculture

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County supports growers of all skill levels and from all walks of life to grow a healthy, bountiful, resilient future.  From educational content, Seed to Supper programs, Workforce Development, and farming hundreds of pounds of fresh, healthy produce (all donated to local food pantries), CCE-Monroe works to empower everyone to grow their own food, and through farming, build a stronger community.

Please contact us to learn more or to get involved! Volunteers are always welcome!

To financially support the next generation of farmers in the City of Rochester please visit our Donation Page or contact Andrea Lista, Executive Director.


Michael Grady Kincaid
Director of Workforce Development

Last updated October 3, 2023