Ramps and Spinach Appear as Early Spring Bounty Teasers

This past spectacular weekend brought spring into full glory and the Union Square farmer’s market was teaming with people who wanted to connect to nature through the food our farmers bring to the city. There’s […]

Pete Seeger Inspires Community Gardeners to “Stand for our Land” at Mayoral Forum

Gardening activists (and folk music lovers) gathered at Cooper Union’s Great Hall to hear from 2013 New York City Mayoral candidates about what they would do if elected to protect and support our city’s community […]

Campos Garden Showing New Life and Spring Colors

Here’s a brief interlude of how things are shaping up in my new gardening home at Campos Community Garden. The garden has done a 180 from its condition after last fall’s destruction from Sandy, thanks […]

April Sours Dinner with Chef Patti Jackson tonight at Jimmy’s No. 43

April is Sours month at Jimmy’s No. 43, the Good Beer showcase in the East Village, and all month long, Jimmy has been featuring sour beers and holding food pairings, including Bacon and Sour Belgians, […]

TGIG: Thank GOD I’m Gardening…2013 Gardening Adventures Begin

Yee-haw! Just when I thought I’d be plot-less, stuck without a place to grow food for the first time in 9 years, I was saved at the bell and got the opportunity to join Campos […]

Cleaning Out Baking Shelf = Indian Pakora (Vegetable Fritters)

My baking shelf was a mess: random open bags of interesting flours I bought with the intention of creating all kinds of gluten-free and other exotic goodies. But despite a stint as a pastry chef […]

“Our Global Kitchen” Brings Important Local and Global Food System Issues to Mainstream Forefront

I played some work-related hooky yesterday and finally ventured into New York’s notoriously crowded Museum of Natural History to see Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture exhibition. Yes, I know, it’s been open since November, but […]

A Locavore’s Challenge: Local Cooking with Slim Pickings

Once you start growing your own food and shopping at the farmers’ market regularly, you may find you start buying more and more of your food directly from farmers. The taste really is that dramatically […]

A Kitchen in NYC

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It’s all about the food

Three years back in New York have flown by and NYC Foodscape has made a lot of great connections and worked on many fronts in the food and farming world in New York City, from […]