Tasting the Food of the Future: The Fads, Faves and Flops at Food Loves Tech

As the year winds down, it’s a good time to look ahead to what the future of our food system might bring. Watching what changes lie ahead can be a good way to take stock […]

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 […]

UPDATE: Watch Webinar on the Many Benefits of Green Roofs: Grow Plants and Food, Improve Water Run-Off and Enhance Value

As part of the release for her book, Sustainable Affordable Housing Management, NYC Foodscape’s Carolyn Zezima hosted a free webinar with publisher Vendome Group, LLC on green roofs on April 21st, called, Green Roofs—How to Add […]

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 […]

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 […]

Scientific Kitchen: Hard to Swallow Facts about Food Trends and Nutrition in America

For those of us trying to eat healthy and get to or keep a healthy weight, we are constantly barraged with ever-changing, and often conflicting food trends and nutritional messages telling us: what foods to […]

CB3 Parks Committee Unanimously Passes Community Gardens District Proposal — Your Support Still Needed for Next Steps!

Great news for community garden lovers and anyone who loves the charm and unique character of the East Village and Lower East Side! Community Board 3’s Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs, Landmarks, & Waterfront Committee voted unanimously […]

NYC Can Support Small Business and Food Access with Mobile Healthy Food Markets

Mobile markets and other healthy food businesses are nimble, low cost ways to get healthy food into underserved and vulnerable neighborhoods. Mobile markets operate out of large trucks or vans, selling produce and other healthy […]

Support a Community Gardens District in New York City’s Historic East Village/Lower East Side

New York City is known for its unique neighborhood business districts: the Garment District, the Flower District, the Furniture District, the Diamond District–even the Human Hair District (for wigs). These areas are characterized by historically […]