SPACE on Ryder Farm is a nonprofit residency program and organic farm located on the grounds of a 224-year-old family homestead 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.

Who’s on the farm



Applications for SPACE on Ryder Farm’s 2020 Residency Season are NOW OPEN! Apply to be a part of The Working Farm, Creative Residency, Family Residency, Institutional Residency or Greenhouse Residency and spend one, two or five weeks on a working organic farm just ninety minutes north of NYC.

The deadline to apply for most programs is 11:59pm EST on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019. The deadline to apply to Greenhouse Residency is 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020


WHAT’s happening at SPACE



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SPACE hosts numerous events throughout the year at Ryder Farm and in New York City. We hope you can join us!


“SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces New Musicians’ Initiative: Spoken word artist and musician Celisse has been named the new fellowship’s inaugural recipient.” Playbill