Community Building

Herbal Medicine Preparation workshop on July 17!

Herbal Medicine Preparation workshop on July 17!

Our FREE herbal workshop series at the Healing Herb Garden continues this month.

FREE Herbal Workshops begin on Saturday June 15th!

FREE Herbal Workshops begin on Saturday June 15th!

Every 3rd Saturday from May through November we’re hosting our Garden and Compost Open House, with fun new topics and workshops each month.

BUY NOTHING DAY potluck on November 23!

BUY NOTHING DAY potluck on November 23!

Save the date for Sustainable Flatbush’s 2nd annual Buy Nothing Day potluck on Black Friday (November 23) 2012!

Summer Visitors

Summer Visitors

It’s been an exciting and busy summer with youth groups from all over Brooklyn and beyond coming to check out our urban farm, native plant garden, and compost project!

Compost Update: August!

Compost Update: August!

Summer is such a great time to make compost! With the warm weather in full swing, all the summer veggie scraps from Flatbush Farm CSA members and kitchen waste from the Flatbush Reformed Church’s meal program have been sizzling in our bins.

Community Meal on Saturday August 18th at noon!

Community Meal on Saturday August 18th at noon!

We are excited to partner with Brooklyn Jubilee to host another community meal at noon on Saturday, August 18th!

Summer Garden and Compost Open Hours!

Summer Garden and Compost Open Hours!

Our Urban Farm and Native Plant Gardens Come get your hands dirty with us and learn how to grow herbs, vegetables, and native plants!

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 […]