Composting

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!

Community Composting CANCELLED on Saturday July 7th!

Community Composting CANCELLED on Saturday July 7th!

Due to the extreme temperatures predicted for this Saturday, July 7th, our Community Composting open hours at the Flatbush Reformed Church Complex are CANCELLED.

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 […]

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.

Spring Garden and Compost Schedule!

Spring Garden and Compost Schedule!

It’s spring planting time at our communal garden and farm! We host Garden Open Hours on Saturdays from 9:30am – 12:30pm and everyone is welcome. Come get your hands dirty with us and learn how to grow herbs, vegetables, and native plants.

Join the Sustainable Flatbush Composting Team!

Join the Sustainable Flatbush Composting Team!

Hi Volunteer Enthusiast! If you’re interested in composting, gardening, or simply want to get your hands dirty with some friends, join the Sustainable Flatbush Compost Team!

What Can I Compost?

Now that you’re ready to start composting, here’s an initial list of things to get you started: Please bring: fruit and vegetable scraps coffee grounds and tea bags