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Pedal Power & Solar Cooking at Cortelyou Greenmarket on December 16!

Pedal Power & Solar Cooking at Cortelyou Greenmarket on December 16!

  Sustainable Flatbush brings a fun and delicious twist to being green at the Cortelyou Greenmarket on Sunday, December 16 from 11am to 2 pm, with a demonstration of our Bike Blender and Solar Oven!

Sustainable Flatbush Live – Weekend Updates

Sustainable Flatbush Weekend Updates Sunday, September 16 • 11am – 5pm  We are at the 36th Annual Flatbush Frolic

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.

Park(ing) Day 2011 at Cortelyou Library Plaza!

Park(ing) Day 2011 at Cortelyou Library Plaza!

Join us for Park(ing) Day this Friday September 16th! Every year since 2007, we’ve  transformed the same parking space on the corner of Cortelyou and Argyle Roads in Brooklyn into a public park (with real grass!) and day-long festival on Park(ing) Day.

Park(ing) Day 2010: Cortelyou Road Park

Park(ing) Day 2010: Cortelyou Road Park

Park(ing) Day NYC, as part of a larger international movement, supports the conversion of parking spots into people-friendly public spaces for the day.

Get ready for Park(ing) Day 2010!

Get ready for Park(ing) Day 2010!

On Friday September 17th, 2010, Sustainable Flatbush will once again transform a parking space on Cortelyou Road into a beautiful temporary park for the whole community’s enjoyment.

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

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 […]

Cortelyou Greenmarket opens next weekend!

Cortelyou Greenmarket opens next weekend!

The Cortelyou Greenmarket has been getting bigger and better every year; this season will be the longest yet.

Park(ing) Day 2008: Cortelyou Rd. Park!

Park(ing) Day 2008: Cortelyou Rd. Park!

Park(ing) Day is an event in which organizations from around the globe take over parking spots and transform them into mini-parks, open to all, to serve as a reminder of how public space could be better allocated to accommodate people instead of cars. Our spot was one of 50 throughout NYC. Park(ing) Day is one […]