Slow Food NYC Hosts Food Almanac 2015 at Brooklyn Winery Tomorrow Night

Share Slow Food NYC is taking the mantle from the recently closed, Food Systems Network NYC and is hosting the 5th Annual Food Almanac tomorrow, February 3, at Brooklyn Winery. This year’s theme: “Climate Change, […]

Summer Recap: “Campos Campers,” Girls and Boys of all Ages, Learn, Eat and Grow

Share After such a slow start to the season, we were eager to get the kids into the garden in earnest–the whole reason we created the permanent garden, after all.  By mid-July, the plants started getting […]

Unique Farming Opportunity in Eastern Massachusetts, Seeking Proposals from Qualified Candidates–PLEASE CIRCULATE

Share Reprinted from Land for Good: Crystal Spring Earth Learning Center is located in Plainville, MA. This special property has a rich history as a sanctuary for the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Since 1949 the […]

March, Eat and Learn During Weekend of Love for Mother Earth, September 20 and 21– with LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival, NYC Climate Convergence and People’s Climate March

Share On Sunday, September 21, 2014, the People’s Climate March takes place in New York City, with an expected attendance in the several hundred thousands, representing over 1,000 businesses, unions, faith groups, schools, social justice groups, […]

Get Tickets Now for Savor the Season — Uptown to Benefit Harvest Home Farmers Markets

Share As a board member of Harvest Home Farmer’s Markets in New York City, I am proud to invite readers to the Second Annual Savor the Season – Uptown! Savor the Season – Uptown is […]

Saving Seeds and Putting Beds to Bed: Wrapping Up a Busy Season

Share After a long, long, harvest season, where basil still grew next to fall greens, harvest is finally over and Fall is bumping up against Winter. Last week, we finally put the Children’s Workshop Garden […]

Almost a Meal in Itself: Moist, Dense Sweet Potato Cornbread with Buttermilk

Share This recipe really should have been posted for Thanksgiving, but sweet potatoes are not in short supply this season, with my CSA delivering almost 20 pounds each month. So any day is a good […]

Green Tomato and Apple Chutney a Tangy Sweet-Savory Thanksgiving Alternative to Cranberry Sauce

Share Winter’s freeze has finally arrived, but not before harvesting the very last of the lingering green tomatoes at Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos. A predominately warm fall, the plants survived well into November until a […]

Warm Weather and Extended Tomato Season Turns this Summer Fruit into a Hearty Tomato and Garlic Soup for Fall

Share As much as I love tomatoes, it is a tad unsettling to still see field-grown (as opposed to greenhouse) tomatoes in large quantity in the farmers markets in the end of October in the […]

Farm-to-Plate Ingredients from Vermont Brought to You by…Ceres, the Hand-Built Sailing Vessel

Share If you’ve been dreaming of a farm-to-table local food distribution system more like that of the 19th century, instead of the 21st century fossil-fuel dependent, air- and truck-freight, far-removed from its source system we […]