Campos Children’s Garden — Spring Learning Begins

Share Summer is on its way, but it’s been cool and wet at Campos Children’s Garden. That’s been good for our greens, peas and herbs that don’t need too much heat, but our summer plants are a […]

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 […]

Spicy Mixology Contest, Fire-Eating Frenzy and Hot Sauce Hall of Fame at the 2015 NYC Hot Sauce Expo

Share Calling all hot sauce lovers: Brooklyn is the place to get your capsaicin fix this weekend! On Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, hot sauce aficionados will flock to the Brooklyn Expo Center […]

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

Share 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 […]

The Arc of a Hot Sauce Tasting: From Anticipation to Euphoria to Zen

Share As NYC Foodscape posted yesterday, the Third NYC Hot Sauce Expo takes place on April 25th and 26th at the Brooklyn Expo Center (Get your tickets here).  As part of the events leading up the Expo, the […]

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

Share 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 […]

Chile Heads Unite: 2015 NYC Hot Sauce Expo Approaches and Boy, Are the MiMis Screaming!

Share Hot sauce production, once a specialty item for oyster lovers and gastromasochists, has become one of the fastest growing industries, not just food, but of all industries in the United States. Sales of hot […]

CB3 Parks Committee Unanimously Passes Community Gardens District Proposal — Your Support Still Needed for Next Steps!

Share Great news for community garden lovers and anyone who loves the charm and unique character of the East Village and Lower East Side! Community Board 3’s Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs, Landmarks, & Waterfront Committee voted […]

UPDATE: Send Letter and Attend Thursday’s CB3 Meeting in Support of Community Gardens District

Share     As we told you in November (“Support a Community Gardens District in New York City’s Historic East Village/Lower East Side“), East Village and Lower East Side gardeners have started a proposal afoot […]

Sad News for Local Food: Food Systems Network is Closing Its Doors

Share A pioneering food organization shocked local food advocates this week by announcing that it is closing its doors after 10 years of groundbreaking work in food systems networking and advocacy. The Leadership Committee of […]