Community Gardens

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.

Garden Update: August!

Garden Update: August!

If you haven’t seen our edible garden lately, come check out what we’ve been up to this summer! Join us for another Special Garden Workday, Saturday, August 18th from 9:30am to 12:30pm, followed by our delicious and healthy Community Meal.

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 […]

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!

Occupy the Land UnConference workshops, Saturday June 2nd!

Occupy the Land UnConference workshops, Saturday June 2nd!

This Saturday, June 2nd, we’ll be proudly participating in the New York City Community Garden Coalition’s Occupy the Land UnConference! We’re hosting two workshops at our urban farm and native plant garden:

Community Garden Work Day! Saturday May 26th

Community Garden Work Day! Saturday May 26th

Join neighbors from the Flatbush community and volunteers from local organizations for an exciting workday at the Church Avenue Communal Garden, located on the historic grounds of the Flatbush Reformed Church Complex, one of the oldest landmark sites in Brooklyn.