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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

It’s Good to Be Back at the Battery!

Share Urban farming in the middle of New York City is inherently a curious juxtaposition, but even among the growing number of creatively placed urban farms, the Battery Urban Farm sits in remarkable contrast to […]

Finding Inspiration in the Last Days of Summer

Share It was a lovely, long and beautiful summer at the Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos. The visitors and youth are still coming to the garden and learning and cooking, but there is the slightly […]

Local Girls on a Cooking Spree: Edamame Salad, Garden Herb Pesto and Cucumber with Radish and Dill

Share As we reported in a recent post, a group of local girls from an area residence have been coming weekly to work in the garden, learn about food, and do some basic in-garden cooking. Their […]

Girls from Local Residence Tend and Cook Vegetables at Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos

Share The Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos was created in gratitude to the neighboring Children’s Workshop school for getting a grant from the Citizen’s Committee for New York. But much of the action in a […]

The Question Mark and Improv Sculpture Design: Straw Bale Gardens As Environmental Art

Share Straw bale gardening may not be as mainstream a gardening method as raised beds yet, but who knew it was an emerging art medium? An environmental artist named Susan Leibovitz Steinman, created a straw bale […]

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 […]