Teaching the Garden: A Workshop for Teachers

Share   NYC Foodscape is happy to announce a new garden education training workshop for teachers. Teaching the Garden is a series of workshops designed to help schools, churches, camps, after-school programs and other youth and […]

Swap Seeds and Celebrate Earth Day at El Jardin del Paraiso: Sunday, April 22, 2-5 p.m.

Share Welcome Spring…maybe. Anyway, let’s celebrate the opening of our community gardens and the (eventual) planting of our food and flowers, with LUNGSNYC annual Spring Awakening Earth Day parade this Sunday, April 22 in the […]

NYC Council’s Comprehensive Urban Ag Plan Downgraded to Website: Attend 12/11 City Council Vote to Be Heard

Share This summer and fall, New York City urban agriculture advocates saw our city take an initial step in joining other visionary cities like Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago and Atlanta to bring together the long-standing […]

East Village Third Graders Turn Garden ‘Mystery Baskets’ into Imaginative, Delicious Dishes

Share The Children’s Garden at Campos Community Garden just completed its FIFTH season of growing food, engaging the community and teaching and feeding kids from local schools, local youth organizations like the Boys Club, summer […]

Campos Campers End 2017 Summer Program with Tomato Fest, Model of Children’s Garden

Share Of the seven successful New York City urban farming and youth gardening projects that NYC Foodscape has helped launch, plan, implement or manage in the past 8 years, the one I’m most proud to […]

Eat Your Peas Please! A Delicious and Nutritious Soup that Kids Will Love

Share Peas still remain a late spring/early summer a favorite for many gardeners and farmers market shoppers. Yes, there are plenty of pea-haters, but when you love peas like many of us do, you are […]

Don’t Believe the Hate: Snap Peas and Asparagus Really Do Pair Well with Avocado

Share Despite the brouhaha a couple of years ago that erupted after the New York Times recipe extolling peas as an avocado substitute/extender, peas still remain a late spring/early summer a favorite for many gardeners and farmers […]

Sustainable Affordable Housing Management: Now in print and Ebook

Share JUST released last week, Carolyn Zezima’s new print version of her book on sustainability and affordable housing, called, “Sustainable Affordable Housing Management: A Money-Saving Guide to Keeping Your Site Green, Healthy & Energy Efficient,” […]

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 […]