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 […]

Healthy Food Access: Improve Resident Health, Save Site Money

Share The following is an excerpt from NYC Foodscape‘s recent article for a national affordable housing publication, Assisted Housing Management Insider, about creating and managing food access programs for residents of affordable housing sites. The Insider […]

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 […]

Growing in NYC: TWO Urban Ag Workshops Not to Miss TOMORROW 9/20 During Climate Convergence/LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival

Share NYC Foodscape is moderating two urban ag workshops this Saturday, September 20 at LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens), where Climate Convergence events are “converging” with the LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in a day of food […]

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 […]

March, Eat and Learn During Weekend of Love for Mother Earth, September 20 and 21– with LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival, NYC Climate Convergence and People’s Climate March

Share On Sunday, September 21, 2014, the People’s Climate March takes place in New York City, with an expected attendance in the several hundred thousands, representing over 1,000 businesses, unions, faith groups, schools, social justice groups, […]

So You Want to Be an Urban Farmer? Farm School NYC Can Help Grow Your Aspirations into a Farming Career — Apply by Sept. 15, 2014

Share Farming in New York City may not be the first career that comes to mind when you think of making your living here in the Big Apple. But urban farming has become a major […]

Join NYC Foodscape and Fellow Gardening Experts for a Night Celebrating Urban Agriculture, with a Screening of ‘Growing Cities’

Share Join NYC Foodscape and a panel of New York City urban agriculture experts to share their successes and challenges around gardening in the big city this Wednesday, July 30, 2014 for an Urban Agriculture […]