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 […]

No Time to Can Pickles or Ferment Kim Chee? Try This Quick Pickles Using Radishes and Turnips

Share Radishes and turnips are ideal for pickling and many kim chee recipes focus on these root vegetables instead of or in addition to cabbage. But making pickles and kim chee may be more of […]

Don’t Waste Good Food: Use Radish Greens for Healthy Delicious Variation on a Vichyssoise

Share Radishes, those beautiful red, pink, white jewels that grown under ground are back in the farmers markets for fall. But when you get home, don’t throw out those greens! Not only are the radish […]

Versatile Summer Squash isn’t Just Zucchini These Days

Share The farmers market is full of all sorts of fun looking summer squash, beyond the standard green zucchini and yellow crookneck in most supermarkets. Summer squash comes in a variety of shapes and colors: […]

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,” […]

Pig Island 2016: Red Hook’s Annual Pork Lovers Adventure Returns This Weekend (with New Chefs and Old Friends)

Share On Saturday,  September 10, 2016, NYC Foodscape and thousands of other pork lovers will hop the free IKEA ferry to Red Hook, Brooklyn to taste porcine creations from local farmers at the 7th annual […]

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 […]

Red, White and Delicious — Step Up your next BBQ with Grilled Radicchio

Share At Campos Community Garden’s Fourth of July barbecue, the grill is usually packed full of all kinds of meat, with a variety of pasta and other salads. But this year, a new item joined […]

Think You’re Not a Turnip Fan? Try these Tangy Sweet Buttery Hakurei Turnips and Reevaluate Your Taste Buds

Share Many folks who don’t like turnips usually think of the big, hearty, strong tasting, occasionally bitter fall staples on Thanksgiving tables and in stews. While beloved by turnip lovers, they can turn some palates […]