Look Who’s Coming to Greening Flatbush 2012!

Our 4th annual Greening Flatbush: Garden Where You Are  is this Sunday, March 25th!

Over 30 groups/organizations (more than half of them from our own Flatbush neighborhood!) will be present with hands-on activities/demos to talk about their projects or simply share a skill with you! (See a partial list below.)

We’re also super-excited to be honoring the 300 East 25th Street Block Association, aka The Greenest Block in Brooklyn!

300 E25th Street aka The Greenest Block in Brooklyn!

This amazing group of neighbors will give a workshop on How to Create a Thriving Block Association Through Gardening.

Sustainable Flatbush will give workshops on Gardening with Native Plants, Urban Composting, and Solar for Community Gardens and Backyards. Come and learn something new with us!

Here are just a few of the amazing folks who are coming, and what they’ll be presenting:

BK FarmyardsUrban Chickens Guessing Game
596 Acres– Your Vacant Land
Freegan Gardening – Waste Not, Want Not: free and almost free ways to improve your diet
Compost for Brooklyn – Composting with Worms
Newkirk Cares Collaborative – DIY Tree Guards
Tsuh Yang Chen – The Houseplant Doctor is IN!
Flatbush Food Coop – Special Diet Foods and Sustainable Household Products
718 Collective – preview of “Salt & Vinegar: A Food Preservation Series”
The POOP Project – Turning Waste to Resource: Brown is the New Green
Crown Heights Farmshare – Fast Food vs. Healthy Food
Flatbush Farm Share CSA – Spend Your Money Wisely
Office of NYC Councilmember Jumaane Williams – Participatory Budgeting in the 45th District

We’ll finish the day with live music from Gaitambo and a delicious vegan Community Meal cooked by local chefs!

Don’t miss this one! We’ll see you there!

Greening Flatbush is free, with a suggested donation of $10 for the event and the community meal.


Sunday, March 25, 2012
2pm–7pm (Community Meal starts at 5)

Flatbush Reformed Church
890 Flatbush Avenue [map]
(corner of Church and Flatbush Avenues)

Let us know you’re coming! Please RSVP!

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