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, […]

Summer Herb Salad Tempts Palate and Eyes with Edible Flowers and Fresh Berry Dressing

Share This summer is proving to be quite abundant at Campos Community Garden and we have the makings of a beautiful summer salad that pleases the eye and your taste buds. Delicious red and other […]

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

Share 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 […]

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 […]

Use Savory Cauliflower to Make Post-Holiday Low-Carb Resolutions More Satisfying

Share The holidays can be wreak havoc on any healthy lifestyle, even those who try to eat as many local, clean and whole foods as possible. Yes, it’s partly the sheer excess of fat and […]

Almost a Meal in Itself: Moist, Dense Sweet Potato Cornbread with Buttermilk

Share This recipe really should have been posted for Thanksgiving, but sweet potatoes are not in short supply this season, with my CSA delivering almost 20 pounds each month. So any day is a good […]

Green Tomato and Apple Chutney a Tangy Sweet-Savory Thanksgiving Alternative to Cranberry Sauce

Share Winter’s freeze has finally arrived, but not before harvesting the very last of the lingering green tomatoes at Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos. A predominately warm fall, the plants survived well into November until a […]

Is it a Vegetable Dish or a Dessert? Savory Sweet Butternut Squash Crumble

Share For a more savory alternative to Thanksgiving sweet potato pie or for a new way to use the ubiquitous fall butternut squash, try this savory, but nearly sweet enough for dessert, butternut squash crumble. […]

Sweet Potato Lasagna: A Colorful, Healthy Alternative to Lasagna Noodles

Share Stupid carbs…if you love lasagna, but need to stay away from white pasta, this might be a good alternative way to enjoy the richness of a lasagna without the jump in glycemic index. My […]