Cool Down with Summer Heat: Cayenne and Jalapeño Pepper Sauce

Share A long and brutal blast of heat and sun might be torture for New Yorkers walking around the city and taking the subway, but it is the perfect weather for turning green peppers bright […]

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 […]

Head Start Tots Learn About Soil, Worms, Gardening and Food at Lenox Hill House Rooftop Garden

Share NYC Foodscape is very pleased to add the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House to its current garden education projects. Lenox Hill House is a 119-year-old settlement house that “provides an extensive array of effective and integrated […]

Spicy Mixology Contest, Fire-Eating Frenzy and Hot Sauce Hall of Fame at the 2015 NYC Hot Sauce Expo

Share Calling all hot sauce lovers: Brooklyn is the place to get your capsaicin fix this weekend! On Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, hot sauce aficionados will flock to the Brooklyn Expo Center […]

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

Share 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 […]

It’s Finally Here! Winter Slowly Eases into Gardening Season

Share Will it ever end? This is what many winter-hating, hibernating New Yorkers, particularly garden-loving New Yorkers, grumbled daily from inside their cozy aeries and their walking igloo coats as they suffered an epically long, […]

The Arc of a Hot Sauce Tasting: From Anticipation to Euphoria to Zen

Share As NYC Foodscape posted yesterday, the Third NYC Hot Sauce Expo takes place on April 25th and 26th at the Brooklyn Expo Center (Get your tickets here).  As part of the events leading up the Expo, the […]

Chile Heads Unite: 2015 NYC Hot Sauce Expo Approaches and Boy, Are the MiMis Screaming!

Share Hot sauce production, once a specialty item for oyster lovers and gastromasochists, has become one of the fastest growing industries, not just food, but of all industries in the United States. Sales of hot […]

Alice Waters Pays a Surprise Visit! And Other Recent Campos Children’s Garden Happenings

Share So this just happened today, September 30, ten minutes AFTER I left the Children’s Garden at Campos… Alice Waters–the veritable godmother of all things sustainable and local in food and farming, and the inspiration […]

Campos’ Young Neighbors Help Plant Children’s Garden

Share This year’s garden had a bit of late start, but once the beds were constructed and filled in mid-June, planting began in earnest. Young volunteers came by and helped plant the four raised beds […]