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 […]

Red, White and Delicious — Step Up your next BBQ with Grilled Radicchio

At Campos Community Garden’s Fourth of July barbecue, the grill is usually packed full of all kinds of meat, with a variety of pasta and other salads. But this year, a new item joined the […]

Think You’re Not a Turnip Fan? Try these Tangy Sweet Buttery Hakurei Turnips and Reevaluate Your Taste Buds

Many folks who don’t like turnips usually think of the big, hearty, strong tasting, occasionally bitter fall staples on Thanksgiving tables and in stews. While beloved by turnip lovers, they can turn some palates off […]

Digging through the Layers to Spring’s Fava Bean Treasure Trove

Two of the most frustrating–or at least exceedingly labor-intensive–beans to prepare, fava beans and lima beans, also serve as among the most delicious and satisfying bookends to the gardening season. Each of them require not […]

Children from University Settlement Tell Their ‘Garden Stories’

Beginning last summer, NYC Foodscape teamed up with Garden Stories Leadership Workshops to help develop some of the gardening programming and learning approaches. Garden Stories creates interactive workshops for children in underserved neighborhoods that use […]

UPDATE: Watch Webinar on the Many Benefits of Green Roofs: Grow Plants and Food, Improve Water Run-Off and Enhance Value

As part of the release for her book, Sustainable Affordable Housing Management, NYC Foodscape’s Carolyn Zezima hosted a free webinar with publisher Vendome Group, LLC on green roofs on April 21st, called, Green Roofs—How to Add […]

The Many Benefits of Green Roofs: Grow Plants and Food, Improve Water Run-Off and Enhance Value

As part of the book release for her book Sustainable Affordable Housing Management, NYC Foodscape’s Carolyn Zezima is hosting a free webinar with publisher Vendome Group, LLC on green roofs on April 21st–here are the […]

New Book on Sustainable Affordable Housing Management by NYC Foodscape’s Carolyn Zezima Available Today

JUST released this week, Carolyn Zezima’s new book on sustainability and affordable housing, called, Sustainable Affordable Housing Management: A Money-Saving Guide to Keeping Your Site Green, Healthy & Energy Efficient, published by Vendome Group, LLC. […]

Look for Carolyn Zezima’s New Book, ‘Sustainable Affordable Housing Management,’ Launching in March

You may have noticed some radio silence from the NYC Foodscape blog these last couple of months. It hasn’t been an overindulgence in holiday festivities–indeed, to the contrary, NYC Foodscape’s president, Carolyn Zezima, has been […]

NYC Foodscape Partners with Garden Stories to Provide Storytelling Workshops, Benefit Feb 3 at City Lore Gallery

It’s cold and the New Year has barely started, but the gardening world is already thinking about Spring. NYC Foodscape invites you to a great event benefitting a new organization called Garden Stories: Leadership Workshops […]