Scientific Kitchen: Hard to Swallow Facts about Food Trends and Nutrition in America

Share For those of us trying to eat healthy and get to or keep a healthy weight, we are constantly barraged with ever-changing, and often conflicting food trends and nutritional messages telling us: what foods […]

Spicy Mixology Contest, Fire-Eating Frenzy and Hot Sauce Hall of Fame at the 2015 NYC Hot Sauce Expo

Share Calling all hot sauce lovers: Brooklyn is the place to get your capsaicin fix this weekend! On Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, hot sauce aficionados will flock to the Brooklyn Expo Center […]

Swap Seeds at Campos Community Garden: Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Share 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 […]

Tell USDA to Keep Sustainability in Dietary Guidelines – Submit Comments by May 8

Share Here’s an excerpted press release from Friends of the Earth, Environment and health groups support Dietary Guidelines’ sustainability focus at Public Meeting More than 100 organizations and experts urge Obama administration to embrace Scientific […]

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

Share 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, […]

The Arc of a Hot Sauce Tasting: From Anticipation to Euphoria to Zen

Share As NYC Foodscape posted yesterday, the Third NYC Hot Sauce Expo takes place on April 25th and 26th at the Brooklyn Expo Center (Get your tickets here).  As part of the events leading up the Expo, the […]

April 23rd “Back to the Garden” Benefit Supports NYC Community Gardens — honoring Karen Washington and featuring Garland Jeffreys

Share 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 […]

Chile Heads Unite: 2015 NYC Hot Sauce Expo Approaches and Boy, Are the MiMis Screaming!

Share Hot sauce production, once a specialty item for oyster lovers and gastromasochists, has become one of the fastest growing industries, not just food, but of all industries in the United States. Sales of hot […]

Use Model Letter to Ask Mayor to Preserve NYC Community Gardens

Share As we reported in our February 8 post, “Protect Vital New York City Community Gardens from Redevelopment,”  New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) invited housing developers to submit qualifications “for the […]

Protect Vital New York City Community Gardens from Redevelopment

Share 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 […]