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

Share 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 […]

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

Share 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 […]

Harvest Home Farmers Market Launches Community App For Healthy Eating and Shopping

Share   As a board member for Harvest Home Farmers Market, it’s exciting to share the organization’s news that it has officially launched Eating for Good Health — a web and mobile phone app to improve nutrition […]

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

Share 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 […]

Return to Pig Island: Red Hook Goes Hog Wild this Saturday

Share   Some sequels never get old and for pork lovers, Pig Island is one of those annual food events that hasn’t outlived its flavor. Since the move three years ago to Red Hook, Pig […]

Boys Club STEM in the Garden Wrap-Up: Tomato Love, Seed Starting and Keeping Cool with Cucumber Pops

Share The summer with the neighborhood boys from the Boys Club of New York has flashed by in six fun- and STEM-filled weeks. Twice a week, with a total of five classes of boys each […]

Learning Soil Basics and Exploring Plant Parts: Boys Club Dig into STEM in the Garden

Share Week three of Children’s Garden at Campos’ summer program with the Boys Club of New York is behind us and the garden is in full production. Five classes of boys ages 8 to 11 […]

Fresh Fennel and Summer Squashes Bring Summer to the Table

Share Between the exceptional production at Campos Community Garden and the amazing selection at Union Square Farmers Market, going to a supermarket for any food purchase is almost a distant memory. Think of any vegetable, […]

Pea Season Wraps Up with Delicious and Nutritious Recipes that Kids Will Love

Share Despite the recent brouhaha around the New York Times recommendation for using peas as an avocado substitute/extender, peas still remain a late spring/early summer a favorite for many gardeners and farmers market shoppers. Yes, […]

Summer Herb Salad Tempts Palate and Eyes with Edible Flowers and Fresh Berry Dressing

Share This summer is proving to be quite abundant at Campos Community Garden and we have the makings of a beautiful summer salad that pleases the eye and your taste buds. Delicious red and other […]