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

Share 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 […]

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 […]

Slow Spring, Pretty Garden

Share 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Recap: “Campos Campers,” Girls and Boys of all Ages, Learn, Eat and Grow

Share After such a slow start to the season, we were eager to get the kids into the garden in earnest–the whole reason we created the permanent garden, after all.  By mid-July, the plants started getting […]

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 […]

Campos Garden Gets Citizen’s Committee Grant to Build Permanent Children’s Garden for Lower East Side Youth

Share The Children’s Garden at Campos was created last year in the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction after Children’s Workshop School generously took it upon themselves to seek and won a grant from the Citizens Committee […]