Abuzz About Bees in NYC

By geneva

The last place you may think to look for honeybees is on a rooftop in New York City, but over the past few years there has been an increase in beekeeping across the city. It’s also illegal. The trend has sparked local politicians, activists, and city beekeepers to try to chance the law. This summer [...]

Earth Day NYC Takes on Food Challenge

By geneva

Across the country environmental groups, municipalities, and citizens are coming together in a variety of ways to celebrate Earth Day. New York City is raising awareness by holding EarthFair 2009 this weekend at Grand Central Station. In addition to initiatives that aim to reduce carbon emissions, help endangered animals, and plant more trees, attention is [...]

New York City Gardeners Gather

By geneva

Community gardeners from throughout the five boroughs came together this past Saturday to celebrate thirty years of GreenThumb, one of the country’s largest urban gardening programs. Representatives from each garden attended to conference, to collaborate on new ideas, connect with one another, and attend workshops. This was the 25th annual GrowTogether conference run by GreenThumb. [...]

Welcome to Concrete Food

By admin

Welcome to The ConcreteFood.com Post. In the coming months on this Web site, we hope to bring you a variety of interesting stories (via text, photos, audio, video, links) that have to do with food sustainability in New York City. If you’re a city resident who wants to change your relationship to food (i.e. maybe [...]