Category Archives: Fresh Produce

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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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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WORKSHOP THIS SUNDAY AT 3PM!

Compost Medicine Sunday, May 15, 2010 3:00 to 4:00 pm Learn to get the most out of your food before it hits the compost bin as we prepare delicious and healing preparations from food scraps in this hands-on demo. If … 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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Give peas (and carrots and beets and native plants and compost) a chance!

Snapshots from the Rally to Save GreenThumb.

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RALLY TO SAVE GREENTHUMB

CITY HALL RALLY TO SAVE GREENTHUMB TUESDAY APRIL 5, 2011 • 12:00 NOON Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Threaten Funding of New York City’s Community Gardens In response, the New York City Community Garden Coalition (NYCCGC) is leading a RALLY at … Continue reading

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There is still time to join the Ditmas Park CSA!!

The Ditmas Park CSA has extended their deadline for 2011 membership to April 15! Please click here for more details. 2011 Produce Share Options: Produce (Vegetables and Melons): -Full Shares, pick up every week: $500/season. -Half Shares, pick up every … Continue reading

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