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

Share 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 […]

Tasting the Food of the Future: The Fads, Faves and Flops at Food Loves Tech

Share As the year winds down, it’s a good time to look ahead to what the future of our food system might bring. Watching what changes lie ahead can be a good way to take […]

Is it a Vegetable Dish or a Dessert? Savory Sweet Butternut Squash Crumble

Share Fall markets are abounding with winter squash, including my favorite, the versatile butternut squash. Butternut squash makes a delicious, savory version of a classic Thanksgiving side dish. SaveSave SaveSave Print Recipe Savory Sweet Butternut […]

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 […]

Red Kuri Soup: A Hearty Winter Squash Brings Warm, Winter Flavor

Share It’s January, and it’s dreary, dark and cold. Eating healthy and local this time of year can be a challenge, but  the farmers markets are still filled with winter vegetables like squashes and tubers […]

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,” […]

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

Share 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 […]

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

Share 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 […]

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

Share 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 […]

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 […]