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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Protect Vital New York City Community Gardens from Redevelopment

Share In January 2015, New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) invited housing developers to submit qualifications “for the design and construction of high-quality, new construction, affordable housing development projects on public […]

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 […]

“From Sandy’s Destruction, A Lesson in Impermanence and New Beginnings,” Children’s Garden at Campos featured in 2014 Community Greening Review

Share The Children’s garden was featured in the 2014 Community Greening Review, a national publication by the American Community Gardening Association. Read the story of the 2013 Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos at Campos Community […]

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 […]

Alice Waters Pays a Surprise Visit! And Other Recent Campos Children’s Garden Happenings

Share So this just happened today, September 30, ten minutes AFTER I left the Children’s Garden at Campos… Alice Waters–the veritable godmother of all things sustainable and local in food and farming, and the inspiration […]

Help Support Community Land Access on October 2 at Mapping Matters Benefitting 596 Acres

Share At an abandoned MTA-owned railroad spur in Long Island City, near “the busiest railroad junction in the United States,” sits a new community run urban farm called Smiling Hogshead Ranch. Smiling Hogshead Ranch is […]