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

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 work […]

Sustainable Affordable Housing Management: Now in print and Ebook

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,” published […]

Turn Food Policy into Action on 11/17 at Campos Community Garden — with Chefs Tom Colicchio and Bill Telepan

  TOM COLICCHIO ANNOUNCES 2015 FOOD POLICY ACTION SCORECARD  Join chef and food activist Tom Colicchio, owner of Crafted Hospitality, at Campos Community Garden on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, as he announces the findings from the National […]

‘Tie-Dye’ Memorial Honoring Legacy of Adam Purple Saturday at La Plaza Cultural

Wear purple and join community gardeners, East Village and Lower East Side residents, local artists, historians and community leaders to remember and honor Adam Purple, the legendary community gardener and environmentalist at a memorial at […]

Harvest Home Farmers Market Launches Community App For Healthy Eating and Shopping

  As a board member for Harvest Home Farmers Market, it’s exciting to share the organization’s news that it has officially launched Eating for Good Health — a web and mobile phone app to improve nutrition literacy, […]

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 […]

Affordable Housing and Community Gardens: Can They Co-Exist? Three Events Tonight Address The Future of Each

With news of the death of Adam Purple this past Monday, September 14, the New York City community gardening community feels both the tragic loss of a champion and “godfather” of New York City’s urban […]

The Hort’s Urban Ag Conference Earlier this Spring Featured Hands-On Workshops and Grassroots Inspiration

After a crazy and busy spring, NYC Foodscape finally has a moment to tell you about an awesome urban agriculture conference that happened about a month and a half ago. The Fifth Annual Urban Agriculture […]

Herb Spiral Tour and Solstice Happenings at Children’s Garden at Campos

As we told you last week, Children’s Garden at Campos has been working with the Boys Club of New York to create an herb spiral in the middle of the children’s garden space. An herb spiral […]

Swap Seeds at Campos Community Garden: Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Thanks to a grant from Seed Savers Exchange’s Community Seed Resource Exchange Program (CSRP), Children’s Garden at Campos is hosting a Seed Swap  this Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Campos Community […]