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

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 not […]

UPDATE: Watch Webinar on the Many Benefits of Green Roofs: Grow Plants and Food, Improve Water Run-Off and Enhance Value

As part of the release for her book, Sustainable Affordable Housing Management, NYC Foodscape’s Carolyn Zezima hosted a free webinar with publisher Vendome Group, LLC on green roofs on April 21st, called, Green Roofs—How to Add […]

Turn Food Policy into Action on 11/17 at Campos Community Garden — with Chefs Tom Colicchio and Bill Telepan

  TOM COLICCHIO ANNOUNCES 2015 FOOD POLICY ACTION SCORECARD  Join chef and food activist Tom Colicchio, owner of Crafted Hospitality, at Campos Community Garden on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, as he announces the findings from the National […]

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

  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 literacy, […]

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

  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 Island […]

Fresh Fennel and Summer Squashes Bring Summer to the Table

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, fruit […]

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

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, there […]

Chickens of the Shenandoah: A Visit to PolyFace Farms

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, Virginia:  […]

Campos Children’s Garden — Spring Learning Begins

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 bit […]

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 […]