People’s Climate March

                          NYC Foodscape participated in last weekend’s, People’s Climate March, on Sunday, September 21, 2014, capping off a whole weekend of climate change […]

‘Tie-Dye’ Memorial Honoring Legacy of Adam Purple Saturday at La Plaza Cultural

Wear purple and join community gardeners, East Village and Lower East Side residents, local artists, historians and community leaders to remember and honor Adam Purple, the legendary community gardener and environmentalist at a memorial at […]

Harvest Home Farmers Market Launches Community App For Healthy Eating and Shopping

  As a board member for Harvest Home Farmers Market, it’s exciting to share the organization’s news that it has officially launched Eating for Good Health — a web and mobile phone app to improve nutrition literacy, […]

Head to Campos Garden During 4th Annual LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival for Full Plate of Children’s Arts & Food Workshops

The 2015 Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens organized by LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens) and sponsored in part by Howl! returns next weekend for its fourth year. This free multidimensional arts festival “reflects the creative […]

Affordable Housing and Community Gardens: Can They Co-Exist? Three Events Tonight Address The Future of Each

With news of the death of Adam Purple this past Monday, September 14, the New York City community gardening community feels both the tragic loss of a champion and “godfather” of New York City’s urban […]

Return to Pig Island: Red Hook Goes Hog Wild this Saturday

  Some sequels never get old and for pork lovers, Pig Island is one of those annual food events that hasn’t outlived its flavor. Since the move three years ago to Red Hook, Pig Island […]

Boys Club STEM in the Garden Wrap-Up: Tomato Love, Seed Starting and Keeping Cool with Cucumber Pops

The summer with the neighborhood boys from the Boys Club of New York has flashed by in six fun- and STEM-filled weeks. Twice a week, with a total of five classes of boys each week, […]

Learning Soil Basics and Exploring Plant Parts: Boys Club Dig into STEM in the Garden

Week three of Children’s Garden at Campos’ summer program with the Boys Club of New York is behind us and the garden is in full production. Five classes of boys ages 8 to 11 visit […]

The Hort’s Urban Ag Conference Earlier this Spring Featured Hands-On Workshops and Grassroots Inspiration

After a crazy and busy spring, NYC Foodscape finally has a moment to tell you about an awesome urban agriculture conference that happened about a month and a half ago. The Fifth Annual Urban Agriculture […]

Inspire a Movement: Apply to Become a “Yardfarmer”

Despite the previous post about a NYC-based kitchen competition reality TV show’s call for contestants (see, Calling Ambitious TV-Ready NYC-Area Sweet and Savory Chefs: Producers of “Cake Boss” Casting New Kitchen Competition Show), NYC Foodscape […]