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Kimberly reports on the Food, Faith, and Health Disparities Summit

Kimberly reports on the Food, Faith, and Health Disparities Summit

On Friday October 29, 2010, I attended the Food, Faith, and Health Disparities Summit. The ambiance was very vivacious and I felt welcomed and strangely happy despite my difficulties in locating the entrance of the church.

SF SunBike to Bring Power to the Streets

SF SunBike to Bring Power to the Streets

Solar Power That Is! Sustainable Flatbush is proud to announce a partnership with Con Edison to build the SunBike, a mobile solar electric system that gets around in a retrofitted cargo bike.  

 Select Bus Service Open House November 15th: Success!

Select Bus Service Open House November 15th: Success!

The Select Bus Service Open House at Brooklyn College was a success! The overall feel for the meeting was informal. Story boards of the project were placed on the edges of the room, leaving room for people to browse and look over the design.

Project LeafDrop 2010 Report

Project LeafDrop 2010 Report

The Project LeafDrop that Sustainable Flatbush has held the past two Saturdays (November 6th and 13th) has been a great success! Thanks to all who participated, whether it was by volunteering or by contributing leaves, any help is much appreciated!

Bus Rapid Transit Open House Monday November 15th!

Bus Rapid Transit Open House Monday November 15th!

Do you use the B44 bus line to go to work, school or for any other trip? You should attend the Public Open House on November 15th at Brooklyn College to discuss the design of Brooklyn’s first proposed Bus Rapid Transit line.

Livable Streets intern: Lauren!

Livable Streets intern: Lauren!

My name is Lauren Pessoa. I have lived in East Flatbush all of my life and I will be an intern with Sustainable Flatbush. I recently graduated in May from George Washington University with a BA in International Affairs and Geography. I intend to pursue a master’s degree in urban planning with a concentration in […]

Leaf Composting with Project LeafDrop!

Leaf Composting with Project LeafDrop!

As we did last year, Sustainable Flatbush will be participating in Project LeafDrop, holding two opportunities for Flatbush community members to get rid of any pesky leaves that have been cluttering up their lawns this fall.