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

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 East […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cool Down with Summer Heat: Cayenne and Jalapeño Pepper Sauce

A long and brutal blast of heat and sun might be torture for New Yorkers walking around the city and taking the subway, but it is the perfect weather for turning green peppers bright red […]

Watch Campos Community Garden Transform from Sluggish to Sensational

The 2016 gardening season has been a roller coaster so far…We started the season without two of our long-time gardeners, Campos’ founder Beverly McClain, who died last summer, finally succumbing to breast cancer she had […]