Category Archives: Education

Identify the Impossible, Then Make it Happen

Interview with Eli Colasante, Sarah Lawrence College compost renegade-ambassador Last year, 21-year old college student Eli Colasante might have been famous around campus for the funny smell coming from his dorm room and the occasional worms on its floor. These … Continue reading

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Get on the map!

The Brooklyn Compost Collective has begun mapping all compost sites in Brooklyn. If you’re part of a Brooklyn-based business, household, organization, institution, or community garden that composts, get on the map! E-mail brooklyncompostcollective [at] gmail [dot] com to find out … Continue reading

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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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Compost for Brooklyn and Ditmas Park CSA Compost Partnership

Compost for Brooklyn is now offering compost collection in partnership with the Ditmas Park CSA during their pick-up hours. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 4:30 to 8:00 pm, you can now bring your veggie scraps and other organic waste to … Continue reading

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Our rainwater harvesting system is complete!

Compost for Brooklyn Board Member, Kate Mitchell designed and built a shed that not only stores our tools, but also collects rainwater. This system, which was completed last week, will reduce our garden’s dependence on NYC’s water supply. Come by … Continue reading

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PS 217 Visit to Compost for Brooklyn

50 first graders from PS 217 visited Compost for Brooklyn to plant native plants, brew compost tea, paint signs, sow seeds, sift compost, and build a garden that will support beneficial insect populations. Check out the pictures HERE.

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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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Thank you to everyone that helped make Compost for Brooklyn’s Block Party a great success! for the music Wheeler’s Cloud • Michaela Anne • Lucius • In One Wind • Annie Lynch • Dill Dotson and the Chupacabra Kings for tabling … 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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Two weeks until Compost for Brooklyn’s BLOCK PARTY!!

Please join us on June 5th in the garden!  For more information about this event, please click HERE.  Interested in getting involved? Join us for a volunteer meeting in the garden this Thursday, May 26 at 6:30 PM.  Bake a … Continue reading

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