Sustainable Flatbush News

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.

Street Tree Tour Postponed!

Street Tree Tour Postponed!

Due to the forecast of rainy weather tomorrow, our Street Tree Walking Tour will be postponed until May 2nd (the advertised rain date). Please be sure to join us next Sunday!

Plant Swap at Flatbush Food Co-op on April 24th!

Plant Swap at Flatbush Food Co-op on April 24th!

Get ready to do some sweet swappin’! On Saturday, April 24, Sustainable Flatbush and Flatbush Food Co-op will be hosting a free plant swap!

Street Tree Walking Tour April 25th!

Street Tree Walking Tour April 25th!

What a tree-t! On Sunday, April 25, Sustainable Flatbush will host our fourth Street Tree Walking Tour! Join tour guides Chris Kreussling (better known as Flatbush Gardener) and Tracey Hohman (professional gardener) for a fun, fulfilling and enlightening tour of Brooklyn’s diverse canopy.

Nicole and Maria invite YOU to our Monthly Volunteer Gathering!

Nicole and Maria invite YOU to our Monthly Volunteer Gathering!

Hey friends and neighbors!  Get excited for another Monthly Volunteer Gathering at Vox Pop Cafe with Sustainable Flatbush!

September 2009: Mark's report

September 2009: Mark’s report

When I decided to intern with a non-profit organization I googled, “local sustainable brooklyn,”  and that big wide web introduced me to Sustainable Flatbush. I had already searched a number of groups whose websites seemed too impersonal, too big, too far, or too bureaucratic. Then this delightfully designed web-page revealed itself with an unmistakably local […]

Welcome Back Bash at Brooklyn College

Where could you have seen a live band, a bearded woman, and Sustainable Flatbush?? At Brooklyn College’s Student Center’s Welcome Back Bash on October 6th, 2009. Campus Road was closed down and filled with tables of student groups and community organizations, games, street performers from Circus Amok, and live music provided by the Pimps of […]

Introducing Sharifa!

Sharifa Murray, a graduate student at Brooklyn College in the Health and Nutrition Department is working on her Master’s in Public Health. During the fall 2009 semester she is currently interning with Sustainable Flatbush. She received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Studio Art at SUNY Stony Brook. While attending Stony Brook she became interested […]

Fall Foliage Walking Tour October 24th!

Fall Foliage Walking Tour October 24th!

Do you brush past that same old tree every day as you come and go from home, but forget that it’s even there? Would you like to know its name, its history, and admire its resplendent beauty at the peak of this colorful Fall season?

Our 2nd Environmental Fair at the Flatbush Frolic!

The 33rd Annual Flatbush Frolic will be held this Sunday, September 13th, 2009. The Frolic is a free, open air street festival with live bands, food, merchandise, games for the kids, and arts and crafts vendors exhibiting their wares, on Cortelyou Road in the heart of Brooklyn. The emphasis is on local restaurants, musicians, businesses […]