Teaching the Garden: A Workshop for Teachers

  NYC Foodscape is happy to announce a new garden education training workshop for teachers. Teaching the Garden is a series of workshops designed to help schools, churches, camps, after-school programs and other youth and community […]

Swap Seeds and Celebrate Earth Day at El Jardin del Paraiso: Sunday, April 22, 2-5 p.m.

Welcome Spring…maybe. Anyway, let’s celebrate the opening of our community gardens and the (eventual) planting of our food and flowers, with LUNGSNYC annual Spring Awakening Earth Day parade this Sunday, April 22 in the East […]

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 […]

Campos Campers End 2017 Summer Program with Tomato Fest, Model of Children’s Garden

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 have […]

Eat Your Peas Please! A Delicious and Nutritious Soup that Kids Will Love

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 thrilled […]

Don’t Believe the Hate: Snap Peas and Asparagus Really Do Pair Well with Avocado

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 market […]

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 […]

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 […]

Children from University Settlement Tell Their ‘Garden Stories’

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 use […]