Teaching the Garden: A Workshop for Teachers

  NYC Foodscape is happy to announce a new garden education training workshop for teachers. Teaching the Garden is a series of workshops designed to help schools, churches, camps, after-school programs and other youth and community […]

Use Green Landscaping Practices to Save Money and Resources

The following is an excerpt from NYC Foodscape‘s recent article for a national affordable housing publication, Assisted Housing Management Insider, about using environmentally sustainable practices to create aesthetically pleasing and healthy landscapes for existing residents to […]

Swap Seeds and Celebrate Earth Day at El Jardin del Paraiso: Sunday, April 22, 2-5 p.m.

Welcome Spring…maybe. Anyway, let’s celebrate the opening of our community gardens and the (eventual) planting of our food and flowers, with LUNGSNYC annual Spring Awakening Earth Day parade this Sunday, April 22 in the East […]

NYC Council’s Comprehensive Urban Ag Plan Downgraded to Website: Attend 12/11 City Council Vote to Be Heard

This summer and fall, New York City urban agriculture advocates saw our city take an initial step in joining other visionary cities like Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago and Atlanta to bring together the long-standing work […]

East Village Third Graders Turn Garden ‘Mystery Baskets’ into Imaginative, Delicious Dishes

The Children’s Garden at Campos Community Garden just completed its FIFTH season of growing food, engaging the community and teaching and feeding kids from local schools, local youth organizations like the Boys Club, summer camps […]

Don’t Waste Good Food: Use Radish Greens for Healthy Delicious Variation on a Vichyssoise

Radishes, those beautiful red, pink, white jewels that grown under ground are back in the farmers markets for fall. But when you get home, don’t throw out those greens! Not only are the radish greens […]

Campos Campers End 2017 Summer Program with Tomato Fest, Model of Children’s Garden

Of the seven successful New York City urban farming and youth gardening projects that NYC Foodscape has helped launch, plan, implement or manage in the past 8 years, the one I’m most proud to have […]

Sustainable Affordable Housing Management: Now in print and Ebook

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 […]

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

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 […]

Cool Down with Summer Heat: Cayenne and Jalapeño Pepper Sauce

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 […]