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

Share 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 […]

Head to Campos Garden During 4th Annual LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival for Full Plate of Children’s Arts & Food Workshops

Share The 2015 Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens organized by LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens) and sponsored in part by Howl! returns next weekend for its fourth year. This free multidimensional arts festival “reflects the […]

Pea Season Wraps Up with Delicious and Nutritious Recipes that Kids Will Love

Share Despite the recent brouhaha around the New York Times recommendation for using peas as an avocado substitute/extender, peas still remain a late spring/early summer a favorite for many gardeners and farmers market shoppers. Yes, […]

Herb Spiral Tour and Solstice Happenings at Children’s Garden at Campos

Share As we told you last week, Children’s Garden at Campos has been working with the Boys Club of New York to create an herb spiral in the middle of the children’s garden space. An herb […]

When Your Radishes Don’t Thrive, Don’t Fret: Radish Greens and Potato Vichyssoise

Share After a cold spring, you would think the Children’s Garden at Campos would have a bonanza radish crop, but for some reason, they didn’t do well (a bed full of garlic planted last fall […]

Scientific Kitchen: Hard to Swallow Facts about Food Trends and Nutrition in America

Share For those of us trying to eat healthy and get to or keep a healthy weight, we are constantly barraged with ever-changing, and often conflicting food trends and nutritional messages telling us: what foods […]

Use Savory Cauliflower to Make Post-Holiday Low-Carb Resolutions More Satisfying

Share The holidays can be wreak havoc on any healthy lifestyle, even those who try to eat as many local, clean and whole foods as possible. Yes, it’s partly the sheer excess of fat and […]

Healthy Food Access: Improve Resident Health, Save Site Money

Share The following is an excerpt from NYC Foodscape‘s recent article for a national affordable housing publication, Assisted Housing Management Insider, about creating and managing food access programs for residents of affordable housing sites. The Insider […]

FamilyCook Productions Trains Nutritional Cooking Instructors for Teen Battle Chef and Look Who’s Cooking Programs

Share Improving school food has become an important goal for food system advocates and organizations, including our First Lady Michelle Obama.  And with the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act coming up for renewal in 2015 with […]

Bring Out the Big Pot for Red Kuri Squash Soup with Sage Brown Butter

Share It’s not even time for winter CSA shares to kick in and already I’m knee deep in squashes: several acorn squashes, a small butternut and this huge Red Kuri squash. And given that I […]