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 […]

Straw Bale Garden at Campos Featured in GrowTogether Conference Workshop: Learn and Get Inspired

Share NYC Foodscape is leading a straw bale gardening workshop at the 30th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference. This year’s conference features exciting new workshops and returning favorites, including many hands-on and youth-focused workshops for gardeners of […]

Saving Seeds and Putting Beds to Bed: Wrapping Up a Busy Season

Share After a long, long, harvest season, where basil still grew next to fall greens, harvest is finally over and Fall is bumping up against Winter. Last week, we finally put the Children’s Workshop Garden […]

Warm Weather and Extended Tomato Season Turns this Summer Fruit into a Hearty Tomato and Garlic Soup for Fall

Share As much as I love tomatoes, it is a tad unsettling to still see field-grown (as opposed to greenhouse) tomatoes in large quantity in the farmers markets in the end of October in the […]

Kids Follow the Journey of the Taco from Kernel to Plate at East Village Harvest Festival

Share Campos Community Garden and Children’s Workshop School in the East Village teamed up on Saturday, October 19, 2013 to give local kids and their families a garden-to-table Harvest Festival, capping off a highly successful […]

Take the “Journey of the Taco” on Saturday, October 19 at Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos

Share  Campos Community Garden is participating in the Children’s Workshop School’s Harvest Festival being held Saturday, October, 17, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 3 pm. We will be hosting a few activities for the kids […]

A Light Healthy Poached Egg Taco with Fresh Goat Cheese, Tomatoes and Eggplant Caviar

Share This is a light and healthy way to enjoy a taco, rich, delicious, low carb and all healthy fat. And it also highlights the last of this season’s eggplant and tomatoes from the garden […]

Take 10 Steps to Create a Successful Community Garden for Residents

Share The following is an excerpt from NYC Foodscape‘s recent article for a national affordable housing publication, Assisted Housing Management Insider, about creating successful gardens for residents of affordable housing sites. The Insider is a plain English […]

Children’s Workshop Garden Stretches its Roots and Stems

Share The school year has ended and the students at Children’s Workshop dispersed like seeds for the summer. Thankfully, we have the Boys Club of New York City around the corner and they are engaged […]

Trip to the Farmers Market for Vegetable Garden Plants (and other Spring Colors)

Share           Many of the plants I plan to use for the Children’s Workshop’s Straw Bale garden came from a wonderful nursery that sells at the Union Square Farmers Market. Silver […]