Neighbors working at the Flatbush Community Garden. Photo via the garden [https://www.facebook.com/189735227730487/photos/pb.189735227730487.-2207520000.1433442647./708577765846228/?type=3&theater] This Sunday, June 7, you can pick up some new clothes, jewelry, records and more while supporting all the great work done by neighbors at
Looking for somewhere in the neighborhood to drop those final bags of autumn leaves? Or maybe you want to get rid of some food scraps? You can do so at the following composting locations: Compost for Brooklyn [http://compostforbrooklyn.org/drop-off-hours/] Where: Newkirk Avenue & E. 8th Street When: Every Thursday
Much to our tastebuds’ content, it’s nearly fig season–and you can get the beginnings of a plant for yourself over the next little while at Stems Flower Shop [http://stemsbrooklyn.com] (1118 Cortelyou Road between Stratford and Westminster Roads). Owner Suzanna Cameron [/blog/business/meet-suzanna-cameron-owner-of-stems-flower-shop] says saplings from
Author Amy Stewart [http://www.amystewart.com/] of Brooklyn Grange [http://www.brooklyngrangefarm.com/] will be reading and signing her fourth New York Times Best-selling book, The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World’s Best Drinks [http://drunkenbotanist.com/about-the-book/], at Stems Flower Shop [https://www.facebook.com/
Lots of way to keep warm this weekend while still having fun in the neighborhood! Thursday, January 24 • Shop to Support the Library: At tonight’s “shop-warming” party [/blog/business/brooklyn-industries-hosting-a-shopwarming-party], Brooklyn Industries will be serving snacks from Mimi’s, and they’ll donate 20% of the proceeds from sales
Above, okra seeds tumble into Christina Da Costa’s hands as Phil Rosenbloom cracks open a giant okra pod from one of the stalks on their plot. Flatbush Community Garden [http://flatbushcommunitygarden.blogspot.com/] members keep approaching Phil Rosenbloom and his wife Christina Da Costa to congratulate them on their
Variety = great container garden, and more tips via Olive Design [http://olivedesignny.com/container-gardens/]. Not everybody in the neighborhood has a back or front yard garden to play around in. So what do you do with a small space? Or no space? Mary Van Vliet of Olive Design [http://olivedesignny.