Category Archives: Urban Horticulture

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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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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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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Spring is here!

The tulips are in full bloom! Come visit the garden to see all the bursting buds!

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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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Pictures from C4B and TimeBanksNYC Street Tree Care Event

Thank you to all the volunteers that helped care for the trees, spread compost, and plant seeds!

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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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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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