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 […]

NYC Foodscape Partners with Garden Stories to Provide Storytelling Workshops, Benefit Feb 3 at City Lore Gallery

It’s cold and the New Year has barely started, but the gardening world is already thinking about Spring. NYC Foodscape invites you to a great event benefitting a new organization called Garden Stories: Leadership Workshops […]

Boys Club Summer Program Kicks Off with Garden Tour and Tasting

  As we’ve told you previously, we are regularly working with the Boys Club of New York in the East Village this summer, specifically focusing on outdoor garden projects that enhance their STEM (science, technology, engineering […]

Herb Spiral Tour and Solstice Happenings at Children’s Garden at Campos

As we told you last week, Children’s Garden at Campos has been working with the Boys Club of New York to create an herb spiral in the middle of the children’s garden space. An herb spiral […]

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

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, dark […]

“From Sandy’s Destruction, A Lesson in Impermanence and New Beginnings,” Children’s Garden at Campos featured in 2014 Community Greening Review

The Children’s garden was featured in the 2014 Community Greening Review, a national publication by the American Community Gardening Association. Read the story of the 2013 Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos at Campos Community Garden […]

Summer Recap: “Campos Campers,” Girls and Boys of all Ages, Learn, Eat and Grow

After such a slow start to the season, we were eager to get the kids into the garden in earnest–the whole reason we created the permanent garden, after all.  By mid-July, the plants started getting healthy […]

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

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 for […]

Growing in NYC: TWO Urban Ag Workshops Not to Miss TOMORROW 9/20 During Climate Convergence/LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival

NYC Foodscape is moderating two urban ag workshops this Saturday, September 20 at LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens), where Climate Convergence events are “converging” with the LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in a day of food justice […]

Campos Garden Gets Citizen’s Committee Grant to Build Permanent Children’s Garden for Lower East Side Youth

The Children’s Garden at Campos was created last year in the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction after Children’s Workshop School generously took it upon themselves to seek and won a grant from the Citizens Committee for […]