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 […]

Digging through the Layers to Spring’s Fava Bean Treasure Trove

Share Two of the most frustrating–or at least exceedingly labor-intensive–beans to prepare, fava beans and lima beans, also serve as among the most delicious and satisfying bookends to the gardening season. Each of them require […]

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 […]

Alice Waters Pays a Surprise Visit! And Other Recent Campos Children’s Garden Happenings

Share So this just happened today, September 30, ten minutes AFTER I left the Children’s Garden at Campos… Alice Waters–the veritable godmother of all things sustainable and local in food and farming, and the inspiration […]

Campos’ Young Neighbors Help Plant Children’s Garden

Share This year’s garden had a bit of late start, but once the beds were constructed and filled in mid-June, planting began in earnest. Young volunteers came by and helped plant the four raised beds […]

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 […]

Farm-to-Plate Ingredients from Vermont Brought to You by…Ceres, the Hand-Built Sailing Vessel

Share If you’ve been dreaming of a farm-to-table local food distribution system more like that of the 19th century, instead of the 21st century fossil-fuel dependent, air- and truck-freight, far-removed from its source system we […]

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 […]

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 […]