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On the Path to Energy Efficiency and Affordability

On the Path to Energy Efficiency and Affordability

Join us for the Neighborhood Energy Forum on March 20 About a year ago, Sustainable Flatbush’s Executive Director Anne Pope and I sat at Sycamore Bar and Flower Shop on Cortelyou Road.

DIY Sustainable Decorations!

DIY Sustainable Decorations!

Books, Coffee, Democracy, and Sustainable Decorations at Vox Pop Cafe! While we were getting ready for our second annual Greening Flatbush: Garden Where You Are Event, we had to decide what would make our space look like Sustainable Flatbush was coming through without creating a lot of waste.

Land of the Free, Home of the...Cars?

Land of the Free, Home of the…Cars?

What happens when you get 1 Brooklyn College  + extra land x neighbors who care about the environment?  A Brooklyn College community garden! Or rather, the Campus Road Community Garden.

Greening Flatbush is a Hit!

Greening Flatbush is a Hit!

Hello Sustainable Flatbush community! Thank you so much to everyone that joined us at the second annual Greening Flatbush event on Sunday, February 21st!

Can the Electrical Grid Be as

Can the Electrical Grid Be as “Smart” as Your Cell Phone?

Yes, and make it quick! If the designers of our telegraph and telephone system traveled more than hundred years into our time, they could not begin to imagine how our “smart phones” put the world into our hands. 

Spring 2010 Intern: Dassa!

Spring 2010 Intern: Dassa!

Hello, Brooklyn! I’m Dassa, and I’m excited to say that this semester, I’m interning here at Sustainable Flatbush! I’m an undergraduate sophomore at Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, pursuing a major in psychology, with a couple of fun minors to shake things up. I’ve been interested in urban sustainability, especially public parks and recycling/composting, […]

Greening Flatbush: Garden Where You Are

Greening Flatbush: Garden Where You Are

Sustainable Flatbush presents our second annual Greening Flatbush event on Sunday, February 21st! Greening Flatbush: Garden Where You Are is an afternoon of short demonstrations and hands-on workshops

Nicole and Maria invite YOU to our Monthly Volunteer Gathering!

Nicole and Maria invite YOU to our Monthly Volunteer Gathering!

Hey friends and neighbors!  Get excited for another Monthly Volunteer Gathering at Vox Pop Cafe with Sustainable Flatbush!

Neighborhood Energy Forum on March 20th, 2010!

Neighborhood Energy Forum on March 20th, 2010!

Exciting things are happening this spring at Sustainable Flatbush! We are assembling a Neighborhood Energy Forum to take place on Saturday, March 20th, 2010.