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 […]

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 […]

Pea Season Wraps Up with 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Children from University Settlement Tell Their ‘Garden Stories’

Share Beginning last summer, NYC Foodscape teamed up with Garden Stories Leadership Workshops to help develop some of the gardening programming and learning approaches. Garden Stories creates interactive workshops for children in underserved neighborhoods that […]

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

Share 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 […]