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

Share 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NYC Can Support Small Business and Food Access with Mobile Healthy Food Markets

Share Mobile markets and other healthy food businesses are nimble, low cost ways to get healthy food into underserved and vulnerable neighborhoods. Mobile markets operate out of large trucks or vans, selling produce and other […]

Healthy Food Access: Improve Resident Health, Save Site Money

Share The following is an excerpt from NYC Foodscape‘s recent article for a national affordable housing publication, Assisted Housing Management Insider, about creating and managing food access programs for residents of affordable housing sites. The Insider […]

Support a Community Gardens District in New York City’s Historic East Village/Lower East Side

Share New York City is known for its unique neighborhood business districts: the Garment District, the Flower District, the Furniture District, the Diamond District–even the Human Hair District (for wigs). These areas are characterized by […]

Growing in NYC: TWO Urban Ag Workshops Not to Miss TOMORROW 9/20 During Climate Convergence/LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival

Share NYC Foodscape is moderating two urban ag workshops this Saturday, September 20 at LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens), where Climate Convergence events are “converging” with the LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in a day of food […]

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, […]

So You Want to Be an Urban Farmer? Farm School NYC Can Help Grow Your Aspirations into a Farming Career — Apply by Sept. 15, 2014

Share Farming in New York City may not be the first career that comes to mind when you think of making your living here in the Big Apple. But urban farming has become a major […]