The Cortelyou Greenmarket has been getting bigger and better every year; this season will be the longest yet.
Okay, so I’m late on this one.
photo by Flatbush Gardener
Last Sunday was the season opener for the Cortelyou Road Greenmarket, and it was a very festive occasion! Kids and parents crowded the playground, a klezmer band played, and the market manager cooked up apple-rutabaga compote while conducting a color-coded survey about what additional products people would like to see at the market. It already looks like there will be a greater variety of vendors than in past years, and starting this weekend Brooklyn Compost Project will conduct worm composting demonstrations.
Last weekend was a big one for Reuse and Recycling here in Brooklyn! 2008’s first Saturday Greenmarket in Grand Army Plaza began a series of textile recycling events called “Second Chance Saturdays” (acceptable donations include used clothing, shoes, boots, hats, jackets, towels, bedding, and linens). […]