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 […]

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 […]

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

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 movement […]

Get Tickets Now for Savor the Season — Uptown to Benefit Harvest Home Farmers Markets

As a board member of Harvest Home Farmer’s Markets in New York City, I am proud to invite readers to the Second Annual Savor the Season – Uptown! Savor the Season – Uptown is an […]

Campos’ Young Neighbors Help Plant Children’s Garden

This year’s garden had a bit of late start, but once the beds were constructed and filled in mid-June, planting began in earnest. Young volunteers came by and helped plant the four raised beds with […]

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

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 for […]

Update on Food Almanac 2014: An Evening of Food Policy Prognostications

Food Almanac 2014, Food Systems Network NYC‘s network’s annual food policy and fundraising event was held on February 12, 2014 at the Centre for Social Innovation in Chelsea. Moderated by Dr. Nevin Cohen, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies […]

An Open Letter on Food to His Honor, Mayor Bill de Blasio

In this month’s newsletter, the Food Systems Network NYC published an “Open Letter on Food to His Honor, Mayor Bill de Blasio” from the Network’s co-chair, Ed Yowell and me, reaching out to New York City’s […]

NYC Foodscape Hosts Everything’s on the Table – Episode 4 – Food, Community and Public Health

“For the food movement to place unstoppable pressure on policy makers and industrial food producers, it needs a very focused set of goals that emerge from a single root crisis that binds us all. Public […]