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We Need You! Donate To Our ioby Campaign and Help Us Build Our Healing Herb Garden!

We Need You! Donate To Our ioby Campaign and Help Us Build Our Healing Herb Garden!

Sustainable Flatbush is raising money to convert our 340 square foot container vegetable garden into a culinary and medicinal herb garden!

Save the date for our Earth Day Open House!

Save the date for our Earth Day Open House!

Join us for the kickoff of our Community Compost Project and Gardening season on April 20th, 2013!

Our Compost Smells Like Chocolate!

Our Compost Smells Like Chocolate!

That’s right… thanks to a delivery of cocoa hulls from Brooklyn’s own Mast Brothers Chocolate, our compost smells delicious!

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!

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.

Sustainable Flatbush kicks off its Urban Farm and Garden season with a Meetup on April 24th!

Sustainable Flatbush kicks off its Urban Farm and Garden season with a Meetup on April 24th!

Sustainable Flatbush is kicking off our gardening season with a Garden Team Meetup on April 24th! Interested in native plants and gardening, growing organic food, or do you simply enjoy getting your hands dirty?