Watch Campos Community Garden Transform from Sluggish to Sensational

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 had […]

Head to Campos Garden During 4th Annual LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival for Full Plate of Children’s Arts & Food Workshops

The 2015 Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens organized by LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens) and sponsored in part by Howl! returns next weekend for its fourth year. This free multidimensional arts festival “reflects the creative […]

Healthy Food Access: Improve Resident Health, Save Site Money

The following is an excerpt from NYC Foodscape‘s recent article for a national affordable housing publication, Assisted Housing Management Insider, about creating and managing food access programs for residents of affordable housing sites. The Insider is […]

Unique Farming Opportunity in Eastern Massachusetts, Seeking Proposals from Qualified Candidates–PLEASE CIRCULATE

Reprinted from Land for Good: Crystal Spring Earth Learning Center is located in Plainville, MA. This special property has a rich history as a sanctuary for the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Since 1949 the resident […]

Growing in NYC: TWO Urban Ag Workshops Not to Miss TOMORROW 9/20 During Climate Convergence/LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival

NYC Foodscape is moderating two urban ag workshops this Saturday, September 20 at LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens), where Climate Convergence events are “converging” with the LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in a day of food justice […]

March, Eat and Learn During Weekend of Love for Mother Earth, September 20 and 21– with LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival, NYC Climate Convergence and People’s Climate March

On Sunday, September 21, 2014, the People’s Climate March takes place in New York City, with an expected attendance in the several hundred thousands, representing over 1,000 businesses, unions, faith groups, schools, social justice groups, environmental […]

Update on Food Almanac 2014: An Evening of Food Policy Prognostications

Food Almanac 2014, Food Systems Network NYC‘s network’s annual food policy and fundraising event was held on February 12, 2014 at the Centre for Social Innovation in Chelsea. Moderated by Dr. Nevin Cohen, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies […]

Almost a Meal in Itself: Moist, Dense Sweet Potato Cornbread with Buttermilk

This recipe really should have been posted for Thanksgiving, but sweet potatoes are not in short supply this season, with my CSA delivering almost 20 pounds each month. So any day is a good day […]

Is it a Vegetable Dish or a Dessert? Savory Sweet Butternut Squash Crumble

For a more savory alternative to Thanksgiving sweet potato pie or for a new way to use the ubiquitous fall butternut squash, try this savory, but nearly sweet enough for dessert, butternut squash crumble. The […]

Sweet Potato Lasagna: A Colorful, Healthy Alternative to Lasagna Noodles

Stupid carbs…if you love lasagna, but need to stay away from white pasta, this might be a good alternative way to enjoy the richness of a lasagna without the jump in glycemic index. My CSA […]