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Real Economy of the Future = Green Jobs

Real Economy of the Future = Green Jobs

You know, as opposed to the Fake Economy that is now falling down around us like a house of cards.

Wanted: Tree Pit Gardeners!

Wanted: Tree Pit Gardeners!

Coming soon: fall bulb planting in our neighborhood tree pits, first two weekends in November!

Park(ing) Day 2008: Cortelyou Rd. Park!

Park(ing) Day 2008: Cortelyou Rd. Park!

Park(ing) Day is an event in which organizations from around the globe take over parking spots and transform them into mini-parks, open to all, to serve as a reminder of how public space could be better allocated to accommodate people instead of cars. Our spot was one of 50 throughout NYC. Park(ing) Day is one […]

Photo Gallery: Environmental Fair at Flatbush Frolic

Photo Gallery: Environmental Fair at Flatbush Frolic

Sunday, September 14th, Sustainable Flatbush organized the first ever Environmental Fair at the 31st Annual Flatbush Frolic Street Fair. We partnered with organizations that represent our four main initiatives and brought them in to speak about their work and reach out to our community: Energy Solutions: Solar One Livable Streets: Transportation Alternatives Urban Gardens and […]

East New York Farmers Market celebrates 10 years!

East New York Farmers Market celebrates 10 years!

East New York Farms! is a community-based program that brings together neighborhood gardeners, local entrepreneurs, youth leaders, and regional farmers to create a vibrant public market in East New York, Brooklyn.

FreeMeet this Saturday!

FreeMeet this Saturday!

FreeMeets are a great way to keep quality usable items out of the waste stream. Bring good stuff you no longer need, take something home that someone else no longer needed.

Rally on Monday with Prospect Park Youth Advocates

Rally on Monday with Prospect Park Youth Advocates

On Monday, September 15th, the Prospect Park Youth Advocates invite you & your familes and friends to a youth-friendly rally in support of a car-free Prospect Park.

WTC Memorial powered by biodiesel

WTC Memorial powered by biodiesel

Tribute in Light — the memorial to the Twin Towers in remembrance of the September 11th attacks — is being powered by used cooking oil converted to fuel, provided by Brooklyn’s Tri-State Biodiesel.

Sustainable Flatbush gets a makeover!

Sustainable Flatbush gets a makeover!

It’s been a long gap between posts here, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been working! Sustainable Flatbush’s online presence has a completely new look thanks to our amazing designer Keka, and I’ve been creating new language to clarify our mission, vision, and goals.