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 […]

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 […]

Children from University Settlement Tell Their ‘Garden Stories’

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

New Book on Sustainable Affordable Housing Management by NYC Foodscape’s Carolyn Zezima Available Today

JUST released this week, Carolyn Zezima’s new 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. […]

Look for Carolyn Zezima’s New Book, ‘Sustainable Affordable Housing Management,’ Launching in March

You may have noticed some radio silence from the NYC Foodscape blog these last couple of months. It hasn’t been an overindulgence in holiday festivities–indeed, to the contrary, NYC Foodscape’s president, Carolyn Zezima, has been […]

‘Tie-Dye’ Memorial Honoring Legacy of Adam Purple Saturday at La Plaza Cultural

Wear purple and join community gardeners, East Village and Lower East Side residents, local artists, historians and community leaders to remember and honor Adam Purple, the legendary community gardener and environmentalist at a memorial at […]

Affordable Housing and Community Gardens: Can They Co-Exist? Three Events Tonight Address The Future of Each

With news of the death of Adam Purple this past Monday, September 14, the New York City community gardening community feels both the tragic loss of a champion and “godfather” of New York City’s urban […]

With OneNYC, City Sets Targets for Zero Waste and Increased Composting

In April, Mayor De Blasio released “One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City,”  a comprehensive plan for a sustainable and resilient city for all New Yorkers. OneNYC envisions New York City becoming […]