Teaching the Garden: A Workshop for Teachers

  NYC Foodscape is happy to announce a new garden education training workshop for teachers. Teaching the Garden is a series of workshops designed to help schools, churches, camps, after-school programs and other youth and community […]

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

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 stock […]

East Village Third Graders Turn Garden ‘Mystery Baskets’ into Imaginative, Delicious Dishes

The Children’s Garden at Campos Community Garden just completed its FIFTH season of growing food, engaging the community and teaching and feeding kids from local schools, local youth organizations like the Boys Club, summer camps […]

Don’t Waste Good Food: Use Radish Greens for Healthy Delicious Variation on a Vichyssoise

Radishes, those beautiful red, pink, white jewels that grown under ground are back in the farmers markets for fall. But when you get home, don’t throw out those greens! Not only are the radish greens […]

Campos Campers End 2017 Summer Program with Tomato Fest, Model of Children’s Garden

Of the seven successful New York City urban farming and youth gardening projects that NYC Foodscape has helped launch, plan, implement or manage in the past 8 years, the one I’m most proud to have […]

Eat Your Peas Please! A Delicious and Nutritious Soup that Kids Will Love

Peas still remain a late spring/early summer a favorite for many gardeners and farmers market shoppers. Yes, there are plenty of pea-haters, but when you love peas like many of us do, you are thrilled […]

Versatile Summer Squash isn’t Just Zucchini These Days

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: from […]

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

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 market […]

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

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 that […]

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 […]