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Moving Planet -> September 24 2011

Moving Planet -> September 24 2011

This Saturday, September 24th (RAIN or SHINE!), we are proud to host one of thousands of events in over 170 countries for Moving Planet, a global day of action to “move the planet away from fossil fuels”.

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.

Taste Some Sun-Powered Pesto at the Cortelyou Greenmarket!

Taste Some Sun-Powered Pesto at the Cortelyou Greenmarket!

You’ll have another chance this Sunday, August 7, to get to know our SunBike, the mobile solar-electric unit that Sustainable Flatbush built to take clean energy to the streets.  Our Solar Team will be on hand to blend up some sun-powered pesto with ingredients from local farmers.

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

Our Solar photo is in Times Square! And the NY Times!

Our Solar photo is in Times Square! And the NY Times!

Our photo is the Judge’s Pick winner in the Empire State Solar Generation photo contest! This means it can be seen on a digital billboard in Times Square, along with the other winning entries, through July 24th!

Meet Solar Team member Joel Acosta

Meet Solar Team member Joel Acosta

My name is Joel Acosta, I am 28 years old and live in Brooklyn, NY. Since I was 7 years old, I have constantly been fascinated in the region of engineering, mechanical and electrical affairs. Growing up I used to take stuff apart just to see how they look in the inside and then eventually […]

SF SunBike to Bring Power to the Streets

SF SunBike to Bring Power to the Streets

Solar Power That Is! Sustainable Flatbush is proud to announce a partnership with Con Edison to build the SunBike, a mobile solar electric system that gets around in a retrofitted cargo bike.