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 […]

It’s Finally Here! Winter Slowly Eases into Gardening Season

Will it ever end? This is what many winter-hating, hibernating New Yorkers, particularly garden-loving New Yorkers, grumbled daily from inside their cozy aeries and their walking igloo coats as they suffered an epically long, dark […]

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 […]

Protect Vital New York City Community Gardens from Redevelopment

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 sites […]

Healthy Food Access: Improve Resident Health, Save Site Money

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 is […]

Support a Community Gardens District in New York City’s Historic East Village/Lower East Side

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 historically […]

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

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 for […]

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

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 justice […]

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

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 located […]

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

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, environmental […]