Public Places

Pedal Power & Solar Cooking at Cortelyou Greenmarket on December 16!

Pedal Power & Solar Cooking at Cortelyou Greenmarket on December 16!

  Sustainable Flatbush brings a fun and delicious twist to being green at the Cortelyou Greenmarket on Sunday, December 16 from 11am to 2 pm, with a demonstration of our Bike Blender and Solar Oven!

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 […]

Park(ing) Day 2011 at Cortelyou Library Plaza!

Park(ing) Day 2011 at Cortelyou Library Plaza!

Join us for Park(ing) Day this Friday September 16th! Every year since 2007, we’ve  transformed the same parking space on the corner of Cortelyou and Argyle Roads in Brooklyn into a public park (with real grass!) and day-long festival on Park(ing) Day.

4th Annual Street Tree Walking Tour!

4th Annual Street Tree Walking Tour!

The 4th Annual Sustainable Flatbush Street Tree Walking Tour will be Sunday, April 17, the day after the Plant Swap. (It’s a busy weekend for us!)

REWIND: Livable Streets + 2010

REWIND: Livable Streets + 2010

Of the four Sustainable Flatbush initiatives, Livable Streets advocates for increased access to communal spaces that prioritize people over cars. Throughout 2010, we have sponsored a variety of projects and events addressing different issues and aspects related to public space, urban planning, and transportation. Here’s a brief recap of what we’ve been up to!

Street Tree Walking Tour on Sunday 10/24/2010!

Street Tree Walking Tour on Sunday 10/24/2010!

After the success of last year’s fall walking tour, this Sunday, October 24th, Sustainable Flatbush will be holding our 2nd Annual Fall Street Tree Walking Tour! This year it has even been listed as a NeighborWoods Month event!

Park(ing) Day 2010: Cortelyou Road Park

Park(ing) Day 2010: Cortelyou Road Park

Park(ing) Day NYC, as part of a larger international movement, supports the conversion of parking spots into people-friendly public spaces for the day.

Park(ing) Day is TOMORROW!

Park(ing) Day is TOMORROW!

Join us for Park(ing) Day 2010! Friday, September 17, 2010 from 8am- 6pm, corner of Cortelyou and Argyle Roads On Friday, September 17th, Sustainable Flatbush will once again create Cortelyou Road Park, a temporary green space for all to enjoy.

Get ready for Park(ing) Day 2010!

Get ready for Park(ing) Day 2010!

On Friday September 17th, 2010, Sustainable Flatbush will once again transform a parking space on Cortelyou Road into a beautiful temporary park for the whole community’s enjoyment.

Block Party Report

Block Party Report

Our Traffic Calming Block Party on Sunday was a big success and lots of fun! Thanks to the efforts of the many people who worked on the event, as well as an enthusiastic bunch of local residents