Category Archives: Agriculture

Last weekend at Compost for Brooklyn

Thank you to all of our incredible composters. This week alone, we diverted 770 more pounds of organic waste from NYC’s waste stream!!  

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Compass Green comes to Compost for Brooklyn!

Compass Green will visit Compost for Brooklyn on Sunday, July 10th! Please join us in the garden at Newkirk Avenue and East 8th Street to learn more about this exciting project. About the Project Compass Green is a fully functional … Continue reading

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Discount when you mention that you compost with C4B!

Wednesday, June 22 at 6:30 pm NYC Green Carts: Healthy Food Deserts and the Politics of Nutrition How do geography and income level affect New Yorkers’ access to a healthy, nutritious diet?  Is the disparity in healthy options a product … Continue reading

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BLOCK PARTY TOMORROW!!! Please join us in the garden tomorrow. There will be LIVE music, FUN activities, DELICIOUS treats, and AMAZING raffle prizes. For more information, click HERE. Tell your neighbors you’re coming! RSVP on Facebook

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Become a BUG!

Wed. June 1st Deadline for applications to the Brooklyn Urban Gardener (BUG) certificate training program The BUG program is an intensive, ten-session “train-the-trainer” course. A series of interconnected workshops and hands-on site visits cover the basics of sustainable horticultural practices … Continue reading

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The Windsor Terrace Greenmarket reopens this Wednesday, May 4th

GrowNYC’s Announcement: Nestled inside Prospect Park’s tree-shaded southwest corner, the much-loved weekday Windsor Terrace market is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents can easily stock up on locally grown fresh food. The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, … Continue reading

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Thank you!!

Thank you to everyone for donating to Compost for Brooklyn’s first fundraiser! We raised $2030 in just one week. Your donation will help us build new compost bins, finish our shed and rainwater harvesting system, offer free workshops, and buy … Continue reading

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More Brooklyn CSAs

Central Brooklyn CSA Our CSA’s mission is to make fresh, sustainable produce, direct from the farmer available and accessible to any Central Brooklyn resident, regardless of economic status. Our farmer, Victor, grows at El Mirador Farm in New Jersey. A … Continue reading

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Thinking about joining a CSA?

There are still spots available in the FLATBUSH FARM SHARE CSA! Their mission is to make local, organic produce available to any Brooklyn resident, regardless of economic status.  They offer a sliding scale price structure and the options to pay … Continue reading

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Give peas (and carrots and beets and native plants and compost) a chance!

Snapshots from the Rally to Save GreenThumb.

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