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BIG Garden Work Day/Community Meal this Saturday, June 23rd!

BIG Garden Work Day/Community Meal this Saturday, June 23rd!

Join friends, neighbors and volunteers for another exciting workday this Saturday at our Community Garden and Urban Farm, located on the historic grounds of the Flatbush Reformed Church Complex.

From Garbage to Gardens: Compost Update

From Garbage to Gardens: Compost Update

While summer is taking a slow start, our compost has been steaming up! This year from January until June we’ve processed over 1,600 lbs of organic waste from Saturday weekly drop offs. Now we’ve added additional open hours on Wednesdays from 5:30pm -8pm, during the Flatbush Farm Share CSA distribution. We take “garbage” that would […]

Celebrate National Pollinator Week with Sustainable Flatbush!

Celebrate National Pollinator Week with Sustainable Flatbush!

June 18-24, 2012 has been designated National Pollinator Week by the U.S Department of Agriculture, and we’ve scheduled a Pollinator Education workshop at our BIG Garden Work Day this Saturday, June 23rd! We’ve also joined the National Pollinator Week campaign by signing the Xerces Society‘s Pollinator Protection Pledge. As urban gardeners and pollinator protectors, here’s what […]

New Wednesday evening Compost Hours added!

New Wednesday evening Compost Hours added!

COMPOST UPDATE: in addition to our regular Community Composting Open Hours on Saturdays from 11am-1pm, we’ve added another composting opportunity on Wednesday evenings, during the Flatbush Farm Share CSA veggie distribution!