Farmer, Gardening Educator
Ken Sparks, better known as Farmer Ken, is an organic farmer, gardening consultant and educator, and an advocate for sustainable practices. Through his company, he enables others to learn and grow food in their own backyards.
Los Angeles California United States
- Organic Farming
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GROW: Tiny Gardens — No Space? No Problem
An edible garden in even the smallest of spaces brings joy (and can improve your health too). Here's how to start one of your own. Follow this guide to the best pots, planters, and containers for any micro-plot or patio corner.
GROW: The Garden as a Place of Solace
A garden can feed you, of course. But it can also connect you to your family, guide you though difficult times, and even show you the path to a new career.
University of Illinois ChicagoMaster of Education, Youth Development 2009 - 2011
The Ohio State University(BA) African-American/Black Studies; Minor in Natural Resources; Minor in Music 2001 - 2006
CEO & FounderThe Farmer Ken Jan 2020 - Present (3 years)
Regional DirectorLos Angeles Unified School District Sep 2016 - Mar 2020 (3 years)
Program DirectorUrban Compass Aug 2014 - Sep 2016 (2 years)
Musician & ProducerMusicianManSparks Jan 2010 - Present (13 years)