SPACE on Ryder Farm is a nonprofit residency program located on the grounds of a 223-year-old working organic farm in Putnam County, New York, just an hour north of New York City. SPACE’s mission is to create an environment singular in its ability to invigorate artists and innovators and their work, and to contribute to the sustainability and resourceful preservation of one of the oldest organic family farms on the East Coast.

On November 12th at SPACE’s third annual Farm in the City Gala, we announced some big news - SPACE is succeeding the indomitable Betsey Ryder as the farmer at Ryder Farm. Watch this video to learn more about Betsey and what lies ahead for SPACE.

  photo by Sasha Arutyunova for The New York Times

photo by Sasha Arutyunova for The New York Times


THE NEW YORK TIMES - November ‘18

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