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Meet Fall Intern: Kimberly!

My name is Kimberly White and I will be a Fall Intern with Sustainable Flatbush. I am a freshman at CUNY Baruch and I intend to pursue a double major in environmental engineering and agriculture, with a minor in sustainability. Previously I interned with Recycle-A-Bicycle as a student mechanic. I was inspired to mobilize, organize […]

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.

Greetings from Fall Intern: Elisabeth Deogracias

Greetings from Fall Intern: Elisabeth Deogracias

Dearest supporters of Sustainable Flatbush, I am a new member of the SF Community, being brought on board as an intern for the fall semester. My name is Elisabeth Deogracias. I come to Flatbush originally from Santa Cruz, California. I am starting my junior year at NYU, majoring in environmental and metropolitan studies. I’m excited […]

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

Garden Visioning Session report

Garden Visioning Session report

On Wednesday, June 16th, Sustainable Flatbush held the second of two brainstorming sessions for a new community garden to be located on the property of Flatbush Reformed Church.

SWAB this!

SWAB this!

On Monday, June 7th I had the opportunity to attend the monthly meeting of Brooklyn’s Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) at Borough Hall. When Anne sent me an email asking if I could go, she joked about how it would be more interesting than I think. Of course, she was right!

Summer Intern: Jeremy!

Summer Intern: Jeremy!

Hello Sustainable Flatbush community! My name is Jeremy Teperman and I am going to be interning with SF for the summer of 2010 under Anne Pope. I am a rising senior at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, studying Geography/Urban Studies and Earth Science. I just got back from a semester abroad in Copenhagen, and I have […]

So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Adieu: Goodbye SF!

So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Adieu: Goodbye SF!

Go to the People; Live among them; Love them; Learn from them; Start from where they are; Work with them; Build on what they have. But of the best leaders, When the task is accomplished, The work completed, The people all remark: “We have done it ourselves.” –Lao Tzu Today I say goodbye to Sustainable […]

“Grown In Detroit” film screening May 26th!

Come one, come ALL to our second film screening of the year! The documentary Grown in Detroit, directed by Mascha and Manfred Poppenk, is an award winning documentary featuring urban organic farming efforts.

Maria and Nicole invite YOU to our Monthly Volunteer Gathering!

Maria and Nicole invite YOU to our Monthly Volunteer Gathering!

Hey friends and neighbors! We’re excited to invite you to another Monthly Volunteer Gathering at Vox Pop Cafe with Sustainable Flatbush! (Our second one, yay!) We’re going to be talking a lot about our next big event of the spring, the Neighborhood Energy Forum on March 20th. We all want to learn about how to […]