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SunBike to Debut Sunday June 26th at Cortelyou Greenmarket!

SunBike to Debut Sunday June 26th at Cortelyou Greenmarket!

In celebration of the summer solstice–the time of year when days are longest and energy from the sun is most plentiful–our Solar Team has been busy putting the final touches on the Sustainable Flatbush SunBike

Brooklyn Dirt #5: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening

Brooklyn Dirt #5: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening

On Wednesday, June 15th, Prospect Farm and Sustainable Flatbush are proud to present Brooklyn Dirt: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening. Dirt Talk Five: Permaculture

Brooklyn Dirt #4: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening

Brooklyn Dirt #4: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening

On Wednesday, May 18, Prospect Farm and Sustainable Flatbush are proud to present Brooklyn Dirt: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening. Talk Four: Native Plants with Speakers Mariellé Anzelone (Executive Director, Founder, NYC Wildflower Week) and Chris Kreussling (aka Flatbush Gardener)

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!)

Brooklyn Dirt #3: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming & Gardening

Brooklyn Dirt #3: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming & Gardening

On Wednesday, April 20, Prospect Farm and Sustainable Flatbush are proud to present Brooklyn Dirt: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening. Talk Three: Composting Inside and Outdoors With Speakers Jenny Blackwell (NYC Compost Project) and Pieranna Pieroni (Brooklyn College)

Come to our first Volunteer Social of 2011 on Sunday, Jan. 16th!

Come to our first Volunteer Social of 2011 on Sunday, Jan. 16th!

Come to our first Volunteer Potluck Social and Town Hall of 2011 When: Sunday, Jan 16, 2011 – 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Where: All Souls Bethlehem Church, 566 East 7th Street, Brooklyn (Map) (between Cortelyou Road and Ditmas Avenue) Directions: Take the Q train to Cortelyou Road, the F train to Ditmas Ave., or […]

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 […]

Ditmas Rides this Friday - in costume!

Ditmas Rides this Friday – in costume!

Dress up yourself, dress up your bike and come to our next Ditmas Ride this Friday (10/29) at 7:00 pm. Of course you can join us if you or your bike are not dressed up. We will meet in front of the Qathra Cafe on Cortelyou Road between Stratford and Westminster.

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!

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