Sustainable Flatbush News

The Greenest Block in Brooklyn to be honored at this Sunday’s Greening Flatbush!!!

The Greenest Block in Brooklyn to be honored at this Sunday’s Greening Flatbush!!!

For the first time, at Greening Flatbush 2012  Sustainable Flatbush will honor an organization that we believe embodies the theme of the event — Garden Where You Are. The 300 East 25th Street Block Association, aka The Greenest Block in Brooklyn, will be the recipients of this year’s Greening Flatbush award.

Look Who's Coming to Greening Flatbush 2012!

Look Who’s Coming to Greening Flatbush 2012!

Our 4th annual Greening Flatbush: Garden Where You Are  is this Sunday, March 25th! Over 30 groups/organizations (more than half of them from our own Flatbush neighborhood!) will be present with hands-on activities/demos to talk about their projects or simply share a skill with you!

Greening Flatbush 2012 - Get Involved!

Greening Flatbush 2012 – Get Involved!

You can get involved with Greening Flatbush 2012 by volunteering or becoming a sponsor! Partner with us – Become a Sponsor We offer a range of sponsorship opportunities that helps your business or organization gain enhanced visibility, brand awareness, and access to potential customers from all over Brooklyn. Join the Party – Be a Volunteer Volunteers are […]

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.

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!

Flatbush Plant Swap April 16th!

Flatbush Plant Swap April 16th!

  The 2nd Annual Flatbush Plant Swap is coming up soon! On Saturday, April 16, Sustainable Flatbush and Flatbush Food Co-op will be hosting a free community plant swap.

Greening Flatbush 2011 report!

Greening Flatbush 2011 report!

Greening Flatbush 2011 – held this past Sunday, February 27th – was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came out and to everyone at the workshop tables.  We had an amazing turn out, over 100 participants! After much time and effort put into decorating and preparing our room at the Flatbush YMCA, we […]

Support Our Work!

Dear Friends, When I founded Sustainable Flatbush in 2007, I knew that I wanted to make a difference in my Brooklyn neighborhood. Thanks to the time and talents so generously shared by friends and neighbors, three years later that seed of an idea has evolved into something powerful: a community-based incubator for urban sustainability that […]

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.  

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!