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,” […]

Children from University Settlement Tell Their ‘Garden Stories’

Share 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 […]

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 […]

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

Share 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, […]

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

Share 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 […]

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

Share 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 […]

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

Share 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 […]

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

Share 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 […]

Protect Vital New York City Community Gardens from Redevelopment

Share In January 2015, New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) invited housing developers to submit qualifications “for the design and construction of high-quality, new construction, affordable housing development projects on public […]