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 […]

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, […]

Chickens of the Shenandoah: A Visit to PolyFace Farms

Share On a recent trip to Charlottesville, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah Valley, NYC Foodscape stumbled upon this menu item at a lovely farm-to-table restaurant named Zynodoa in the historic town of Staunton, […]

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 […]

Slow Spring, Pretty Garden

Share 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 […]

Calling Ambitious TV-Ready NYC-Area Sweet and Savory Chefs: Producers of “Cake Boss” Casting New Kitchen Competition Show

Share If you love TV chef competition shows and have always fantasized being the next famous chef/villain/victim on a popular show, here’s your chance to break out and live your dream: LoreenNYC, a casting director […]

When Your Radishes Don’t Thrive, Don’t Fret: Radish Greens and Potato Vichyssoise

Share After a cold spring, you would think the Children’s Garden at Campos would have a bonanza radish crop, but for some reason, they didn’t do well (a bed full of garlic planted last fall […]

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 […]