Learning Soil Basics and Exploring Plant Parts: Boys Club Dig into STEM in the Garden

Week three of Children’s Garden at Campos’ summer program with the Boys Club of New York is behind us and the garden is in full production. Five classes of boys ages 8 to 11 visit […]

Chickens of the Shenandoah: A Visit to PolyFace Farms

On a recent trip to Charlottesville, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah Valley, NYC Foodscape stumbled upon this menu item at a lovely farm-to-table restaurant named Zynodoa in the historic town of Staunton, Virginia:  […]

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 […]

It’s Finally Here! Winter Slowly Eases into Gardening Season

Will it ever end? This is what many winter-hating, hibernating New Yorkers, particularly garden-loving New Yorkers, grumbled daily from inside their cozy aeries and their walking igloo coats as they suffered an epically long, dark […]

Slow Food NYC Hosts Food Almanac 2015 at Brooklyn Winery Tomorrow Night

Slow Food NYC is taking the mantle from the recently closed, Food Systems Network NYC and is hosting the 5th Annual Food Almanac tomorrow, February 3, at Brooklyn Winery. This year’s theme: “Climate Change, Agriculture, […]

UPDATE: Send Letter and Attend Thursday’s CB3 Meeting in Support of Community Gardens District

    As we told you in November (“Support a Community Gardens District in New York City’s Historic East Village/Lower East Side“), East Village and Lower East Side gardeners have started a proposal afoot to […]

Overly Fertile Soil a Challenge to Young Plants

There really is such a thing as too healthy soil. Whenever you build a new raised bed, it takes a while to build and condition the soil to be productive and healthy. Usually, the problem […]