Amy Goldman Fowler (born 1954) is a gardener, author, artist, philanthropist, and advocate for seed saving, and heirloom fruits and vegetables. She is one of the foremost heirloom plant conservationists in the United States. Goldman is described as “perhaps the world’s premier vegetable gardener” by Gregory Long, President of The New York Botanical Garden. On April 28, 2012, Goldman married Cary Fowler at the terrace on top of the Arsenal in Central Park.
Early life and education
Fowler is the daughter of Lillian (nee Schuman) and Sol Goldman. She has three siblings: Allan H. Goldman, Diane Goldman Kemper, and Jane Goldman. Her father was the largest non-institutional real estate investor in New York City in the 1980s, owning a portfolio of nearly 1900 commercial and residential properties. Her siblings, Allan Goldman and Jane Goldman manage the remaining real estate assets via the firm Solil Management. Her cousin, Lloyd Goldman, is also a notable real-estate investor in New York City.