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September 2009: Mark's report

September 2009: Mark’s report

When I decided to intern with a non-profit organization I googled, “local sustainable brooklyn,”  and that big wide web introduced me to Sustainable Flatbush. I had already searched a number of groups whose websites seemed too impersonal, too big, too far, or too bureaucratic. Then this delightfully designed web-page revealed itself with an unmistakably local […]

Welcome Back Bash at Brooklyn College

Where could you have seen a live band, a bearded woman, and Sustainable Flatbush?? At Brooklyn College’s Student Center’s Welcome Back Bash on October 6th, 2009. Campus Road was closed down and filled with tables of student groups and community organizations, games, street performers from Circus Amok, and live music provided by the Pimps of […]

Introducing Sharifa!

Sharifa Murray, a graduate student at Brooklyn College in the Health and Nutrition Department is working on her Master’s in Public Health. During the fall 2009 semester she is currently interning with Sustainable Flatbush. She received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Studio Art at SUNY Stony Brook. While attending Stony Brook she became interested […]

Fall Foliage Walking Tour October 24th!

Fall Foliage Walking Tour October 24th!

Do you brush past that same old tree every day as you come and go from home, but forget that it’s even there? Would you like to know its name, its history, and admire its resplendent beauty at the peak of this colorful Fall season?

Keep leaf composting alive in Brooklyn!

Keep leaf composting alive in Brooklyn!

This Saturday, October 3rd, join with the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and local gardeners to take the initiative on establishing a community-led leaf composting project!