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

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 week, […]

Boys Club Summer Program Kicks Off with Garden Tour and Tasting

  As we’ve told you previously, we are regularly working with the Boys Club of New York in the East Village this summer, specifically focusing on outdoor garden projects that enhance their STEM (science, technology, engineering […]

Herb Spiral Tour and Solstice Happenings at Children’s Garden at Campos

As we told you last week, Children’s Garden at Campos has been working with the Boys Club of New York to create an herb spiral in the middle of the children’s garden space. An herb spiral […]

Head Start Tots Learn About Soil, Worms, Gardening and Food at Lenox Hill House Rooftop Garden

NYC Foodscape is very pleased to add the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House to its current garden education projects. Lenox Hill House is a 119-year-old settlement house that “provides an extensive array of effective and integrated human […]

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 […]

Swap Seeds at Campos Community Garden: Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Thanks to a grant from Seed Savers Exchange’s Community Seed Resource Exchange Program (CSRP), Children’s Garden at Campos is hosting a Seed Swap  this Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Campos Community […]

April 23rd “Back to the Garden” Benefit Supports NYC Community Gardens — honoring Karen Washington and featuring Garland Jeffreys

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 an […]

CB3 Parks Committee Unanimously Passes Community Gardens District Proposal — Your Support Still Needed for Next Steps!

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 unanimously […]

UPDATE: Send Letter and Attend Thursday’s CB3 Meeting in Support of Community Gardens District

    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 to […]

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

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 Garden […]