Watch Campos Community Garden Transform from Sluggish to Sensational

Share The 2016 gardening season has been a roller coaster so far…We started the season without two of our long-time gardeners, Campos’ founder Beverly McClain, who died last summer, finally succumbing to breast cancer she […]

Head Start Tots Learn About Soil, Worms, Gardening and Food at Lenox Hill House Rooftop Garden

Share NYC Foodscape is very pleased to add the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House to its current garden education projects. Lenox Hill House is a 119-year-old settlement house that “provides an extensive array of effective and integrated […]

Summer Recap: “Campos Campers,” Girls and Boys of all Ages, Learn, Eat and Grow

Share After such a slow start to the season, we were eager to get the kids into the garden in earnest–the whole reason we created the permanent garden, after all.  By mid-July, the plants started getting […]

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 […]

A Seemingly Bottomless CSA Share Becomes a Delicious Vegetable Curry

Share Sometimes it is downright ridiculous how generous our CSA share is–and we only have a half share. Last week, the farmers at Mountain View Farms brought eggplants galore, summer squash, numerous hot and sweet […]

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 […]

A Gallery of Summer Cooking: Healthy, Local Dishes That Make the Most of Summer’s Harvest

Share The summer harvest is speeding up, and every week brings more variety.  We’v moved past most radishes, lettuce and early greens to the arrival of more heat-friendly greens, onions, carrots, and now the summer […]

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 […]

Gardening Grows Good Health: Plants and Nutrition Basics

Share It’s amazing how much nutrition you can pack into a small garden if you plan (and plant) well. Here’s just a sample from an almost endless list of what you can grow in a […]