Sustainable Affordable Housing Management: Now in print and Ebook

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JUST released last week, Carolyn Zezima’s new print version of her book on sustainability and affordable housing, called, “Sustainable Affordable Housing Management: A Money-Saving Guide to Keeping Your Site Green, Healthy & Energy Efficient,” published by Vendome Group, LLC. The … Continue reading

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Pig Island 2016: Red Hook’s Annual Pork Lovers Adventure Returns This Weekend (with New Chefs and Old Friends)

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On Saturday,  September 10, 2016, NYC Foodscape and thousands of other pork lovers will hop the free IKEA ferry to Red Hook, Brooklyn to taste porcine creations from local farmers at the 7th annual Pig Island, the annual culinary festival … Continue reading

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Cool Down with Summer Heat: Cayenne and Jalapeño Pepper Sauce

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A long and brutal blast of heat and sun might be torture for New Yorkers walking around the city and taking the subway, but it is the perfect weather for turning green peppers bright red and ripe for picking. And … Continue reading

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Watch Campos Community Garden Transform from Sluggish to Sensational

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The 2016 gardening season has been a roller coaster so far…We started the season without two of our long-time gardeners, Campos’ founder Beverly McClain, who died last summer, finally succumbing to breast cancer she had fought for years, and Chef … Continue reading

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Red, White and Delicious — Step Up your next BBQ with Grilled Radicchio

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At Campos Community Garden’s Fourth of July barbecue, the grill is usually packed full of all kinds of meat, with a variety of pasta and other salads. But this year, a new item joined the grill: grilled radicchio. Fresh from … Continue reading

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Think You’re Not a Turnip Fan? Try these Tangy Sweet Buttery Hakurei Turnips and Reevaluate Your Taste Buds

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Many folks who don’t like turnips usually think of the big, hearty, strong tasting, occasionally bitter fall staples on Thanksgiving tables and in stews. While beloved by turnip lovers, they can turn some palates off these healthy brassicas rich in … Continue reading

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Digging through the Layers to Spring’s Fava Bean Treasure Trove

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Two of the most frustrating–or at least exceedingly labor-intensive–beans to prepare, fava beans and lima beans, also serve as among the most delicious and satisfying bookends to the gardening season. Each of them require not just one shelling like peas, … Continue reading

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Children from University Settlement Tell Their ‘Garden Stories’

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Beginning last summer, NYC Foodscape teamed up with Garden Stories Leadership Workshops to help develop some of the gardening programming and learning approaches. Garden Stories creates interactive workshops for children in underserved neighborhoods that use storytelling to support the development … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Watch Webinar on the Many Benefits of Green Roofs: Grow Plants and Food, Improve Water Run-Off and Enhance Value

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As part of the release for her book, Sustainable Affordable Housing Management, NYC Foodscape’s Carolyn Zezima hosted a free webinar with publisher Vendome Group, LLC on green roofs on April 21st, called, Green Roofs—How to Add This Value-Enhancing Amenity in Multifamily … Continue reading

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The Many Benefits of Green Roofs: Grow Plants and Food, Improve Water Run-Off and Enhance Value

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As part of the book release for her book Sustainable Affordable Housing Management, NYC Foodscape’s Carolyn Zezima is hosting a free webinar with publisher Vendome Group, LLC on green roofs on April 21st–here are the details and the link to … Continue reading

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