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BIG Native Planting Day, June 4th!

BIG Native Planting Day, June 4th!

  This Saturday, June 4th, from 11am-4pm, Sustainable Flatbush will greatly expand the native plant gardens already underway at the Church Avenue Communal Garden at the Flatbush Reformed Church.

Brooklyn Dirt #4: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening

Brooklyn Dirt #4: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening

On Wednesday, May 18, Prospect Farm and Sustainable Flatbush are proud to present Brooklyn Dirt: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening. Talk Four: Native Plants with Speakers Mariellé Anzelone (Executive Director, Founder, NYC Wildflower Week) and Chris Kreussling (aka Flatbush Gardener)

Church Avenue Communal Garden: May 2011 updates!

Church Avenue Communal Garden: May 2011 updates!

Brooklyn Native Plants Tour May 15th, Spring Planting at the Garden May 21st, and Celebration with Flatbush Farm Share CSA June 8th!

How to Fix Your Home and Save on Energy Bills: May 24th

How to Fix Your Home and Save on Energy Bills: May 24th

Join Sustainable Flatbush and NYC Councilmember Jumaane D. Williams for an informational event about energy efficiency programs, including the federal Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) for low-income homeowners, Empower NY for renters and homeowners, free or low-cost energy audits for homeowners of all income levels available through Green Jobs Green New York, subsidies for benchmarking and […]

Spring Celebration with Flatbush Farm Share CSA!

Spring Celebration with Flatbush Farm Share CSA!

Join us on June 8th for a Spring Festival and Potluck Social at the Church Avenue Communal Garden to celebrate our new spring plantings and compost system, and the Flatbush Farm Share CSA‘s first produce distribution of the season!

Report from PowerShift 2011

Report from PowerShift 2011

Going down to the PowerShift Conference this year was a learning experience on several fronts. PowerShift is a place where student activists from all over the country gather to discuss energy and sustainability issues