A Staten Island Urban Farmer- NY Times Mar 10, 2017
Formerly farmers at Happy Acres Farm in Sherman as Empress Greens. Very happy to read that they are doing well in Staten Island:
Zaro Bates operates and lives on a 5,000-square-foot farm on Staten Island, which may make her the city’s only commercial farmer-in-residence. But instead of a shingled farmhouse surrounded by acres of fields, Ms. Bates lives in a second-floor studio in a midrise apartment complex built on the site of a former naval base overlooking New York Bay. Read more here.