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Flatbush FreeMeet 2009!

Spring Cleaning? Don’t throw it away! Bring it to the FLATBUSH FREEMEET sponsored by Sustainable Flatbush and Freecycle™ New York City WHEN Saturday, May 9, 2009

Cortelyou Greenmarket opens next weekend!

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

Street Tree Walking Tour, Saturday 4/25/09!


Street-Tree Walking Tour this Saturday, April 25th!

Join us in our second year of celebrating Arbor Day and the magnificent street trees of Brooklyn’s Victorian Flatbush. (more…)

Green Collar Job Career Fair at Flatbush YMCA

On Friday, April 3, State Senator Kevin Parker is hosting the 2nd Annual Green Collar Job Fair at the YMCA in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

Sustainable Flatbush at Patagonia store in Soho!

Sustainable Flatbush was recently selected to receive a 2009 environmental grant from Patagonia Clothing & Gear. Thanks, Patagonia! We are grateful and proud to be recognized by a company with high environmental standards that supports grassroots activism:  “Our definition of quality includes a mandate for […]

Contact Kevin Parker about Transit Cuts

I just received an email from a neighbor providing details on how to contact State Senator Kevin Parker if you live in his district and support funding public transit with minimal tolls on the East River bridges: (more…)

Flatbush Farm Share CSA!

We just heard from the organizers of a new CSA in the neighborhood – Flatbush Farm Share:

Everyone loves a Worm Composting Potluck!

Despite the somewhat counter-intuitive program, yesterday’s Worm Composting Potluck was a great success! After enjoying a delicious meal, we got a tour

Flatbush Supper Club potluck this Sunday, 2/15/09

Flatbush Supper Club is our partnership with Green Edge Collaborative‘s Neighborhood Supper Club program:

Hosted by collaborators just like you, these small potlucks are intended for neighbors to get to know neighbors while sharing their skills, ideas and interests in urban sustainability.

The next gathering of the Flatbush Supper Club will be this Sunday afternoon, February 15th, at 3pm. We will share a potluck meal and learn about worm composting. Hope to see you there! Here are all the details:


Worm Composting Potluck

*Learn about worm composting & harvest a worm bin

*Eat & share fantastic food with friends and neighbors

When: Sunday, February 15th at 3pm

Where: Micki Josi’s house (RSVP for details)

What: We will share a potluck and then learn about worm bin composting by harvesting a worm bin.

Who: Anyone who wants to learn about worm composting. Hosted by Micki Josi


1. Please bring a seasonal, homemade vegetarian/vegan dish to share & Tupperware containers for leftovers & worm castings

2. Willingness to get down and dirty with the worms, but feel free to bring gloves if you don’t feel comfortable touching worms with your bare hands.

3. Please RSVP by emailing: mathjosi@yahoo.com

Flatbush Food Co-op presents Thursday Night Movies!

Just heard about this fun local event (thanks Peter!). The theme seems to be sustainable food topics, beginning with The Real Dirt on Farmer John (January 22nd) and Black Gold (February 26th). Info and schedule follows: