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

Share 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 […]

Versatile Summer Squash isn’t Just Zucchini These Days

Share The farmers market is full of all sorts of fun looking summer squash, beyond the standard green zucchini and yellow crookneck in most supermarkets. Summer squash comes in a variety of shapes and colors: […]

Don’t Believe the Hate: Snap Peas and Asparagus Really Do Pair Well with Avocado

Share Despite the brouhaha a couple of years ago that erupted after the New York Times recipe extolling peas as an avocado substitute/extender, peas still remain a late spring/early summer a favorite for many gardeners and farmers […]

Sustainable Affordable Housing Management: Now in print and Ebook

Share 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,” […]

Cool Down with Summer Heat: Cayenne and Jalapeño Pepper Sauce

Share 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 […]

Watch Campos Community Garden Transform from Sluggish to Sensational

Share 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 […]

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

Share 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 […]

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

Share 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 […]

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

Share 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 […]

Head to Campos Garden During 4th Annual LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival for Full Plate of Children’s Arts & Food Workshops

Share The 2015 Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens organized by LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens) and sponsored in part by Howl! returns next weekend for its fourth year. This free multidimensional arts festival “reflects the […]