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 […]

‘Tie-Dye’ Memorial Honoring Legacy of Adam Purple Saturday at La Plaza Cultural

Wear purple and join community gardeners, East Village and Lower East Side residents, local artists, historians and community leaders to remember and honor Adam Purple, the legendary community gardener and environmentalist at a memorial at […]

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

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 creative […]

Affordable Housing and Community Gardens: Can They Co-Exist? Three Events Tonight Address The Future of Each

With news of the death of Adam Purple this past Monday, September 14, the New York City community gardening community feels both the tragic loss of a champion and “godfather” of New York City’s urban […]

Boys Club Summer Program Kicks Off with Garden Tour and Tasting

  As we’ve told you previously, we are regularly working with the Boys Club of New York in the East Village this summer, specifically focusing on outdoor garden projects that enhance their STEM (science, technology, engineering […]

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

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 spiral […]

Slow Spring, Pretty Garden

2015 spring planting began in earnest in April and May and we saw plants, from newly seeded, to annuals, returning perennials, fall bulbs, wintered over greens and even some volunteers start growing up through the […]

Swap Seeds at Campos Community Garden: Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Thanks to a grant from Seed Savers Exchange’s Community Seed Resource Exchange Program (CSRP), Children’s Garden at Campos is hosting a Seed Swap  this Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Campos Community […]

It’s Finally Here! Winter Slowly Eases into Gardening Season

Will it ever end? This is what many winter-hating, hibernating New Yorkers, particularly garden-loving New Yorkers, grumbled daily from inside their cozy aeries and their walking igloo coats as they suffered an epically long, dark […]

April 23rd “Back to the Garden” Benefit Supports NYC Community Gardens — honoring Karen Washington and featuring Garland Jeffreys

New York City Community Garden Coalition’s (NYCCGC) is hosting its annual Back to the Garden fundraiser on April 23, 2015. As part of this year’s benefit host committee, NYC Foodscape invites you to join us for an […]