NHS We Can Green Brooklyn Eco-Fair 2012

The Flatbush Farm Share will be recruiting at the Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush Eco-Fair. Come out to support NHS and stop by our table!

NHS We Can Green Brooklyn Eco-Fair 2012
Saturday, May 5, 2012 – 11:00 am to 4:30 pm
Holy Cross Yard – 2510 Church Avenue between Rogers & Bedford Avenues

  • Meet other green-minded residents from many Brooklyn neighborhoods.
  • Sit down with various energy providers about different energy solutions to find out which is the best one for you.
  • Speak with certified green contractors who can conduct a NYSERDA “whole house” energy audit for you and tell you where you’re losing money, and how you can fix it.
  • Discuss financing options and incentives for weatherization and other green initiatives that you are thinking about implementing.
  • Discover how green rehabbing will enhance the value of your home, reduce energy usage, and ultimately decrease your carbon footprint.
  • Green your home! Get information about:
    • Solar rooftop applications
    • Organic insulation materials
    • Green roofs and living walls
    • Water harvesting structures
  • Learn about innovative, eco-friendly products and services directly from manufacturers and retailers.
  • Enroll in our green Home Maintenance Training.
  • Build a compost bin and get the scoop on what’s new in gardening and urban farming.
  • Visit our Eco-Wellness & Holistic Health Pavilion for a healthy body, home, and world.
  • See live healthy eating and cooking demonstrations
  • Listen to leading green industry experts and see if a green career is right for you.
  • Have a conversation with your local elected officials and other public representatives about green governance that will improve our communities.
  • Chat with environmental community activists who are moving our community’s greensward!
  • Get green tips on how you can save energy, save money and be healthier!

Tell a neighbor! Bring a Friend! And Together We Can Green Brooklyn!

You’re Invited to NYCCAH’s 17th Annual Spring Benefit

Our partner organization, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, who supports the largest portion of our sliding scale pricing model is having their Annual Spring Benefit, Spring Into Action.

Join NYCCAH on May 17th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the new Solo Event Space for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as they honor:

  • Award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson, of Red Rooster Harlem and Food Network’s Chopped, The Next Iron Chef, and the winner of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, Season Two
  • New York State Senator Liz Krueger
  • Agnes Molnar and Kathy Goldman of Community Food Advocates
  • Rachel V. Stevens, Esq. with the law firm of DLA Piper

For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, please visit www.nyccah.org/springbenefit.

Special Message from Our Outreach Committee About the ioby Grant

ioby’s 2nd annual Earth Day Match Campaign will take place starting at 9am EST on Sunday, April 22nd and matching will continue until ioby hits its $10,000 cap.

ioby is putting the focus on micro-donations, and every donation up to $22 will be matched.  Folks can still donate more than $22. This means if only 50 people give $5.00 on the morning of 4/22, we’ll be sure to get $500.00 in one day!

Visit the ioby website to learn more about the summer share and donate.

Summer Share Application Deadline Extended

The application deadline for the Flatbush Farm Share Summer 2012 CSA has been extended to May 11th, 2012.

Please note:
  • Level 3 is currently full, but you can sign up to be on the waiting list.
  • Level 2 must make a deposit of $25.00 to secure their spot.
If you have questions, please contact the membership committee at Membership@flatbushfarmshare.com

Applications can be submitted online or please print and complete the membership form. The membership form rider is available for more details about the 2012 Summer Season share prices and quantities.

Please make checks payable to “Flatbush Farm Share” and mail to:
Flatbush Farm Share
c/o Allison Trevorrow
41 Clarkson Ave #3F
Brooklyn, NY 11226

 

Payment is due in full no later than Friday, May 11th, 2012.

Reminder: 2012 Summer Season Share Application Deadline is April 15th

If you haven’t already applied for the 2012 Summer Season Share, the deadline is less than two weeks away. Veggies

You can apply online or print and complete the membership form. Download the membership form rider for more details about the 2012 Summer Season share prices and quantities.

Please make checks payable to “Flatbush Farm Share” and mail to:
Flatbush Farm Share
c/o Allison Trevorrow
41 Clarkson Ave #3F
Brooklyn, NY 11226

 

Win a Free Pass to the 2012 NYC Green Festival

The Flatbush Farm Share Summer 2012 sign up will close in just 2 weeks!

NYC Gree Festival

The next 9 people to beat the deadline and submit their FFS 2012 application online and send in their deposit by mail will receive a free 2-day pass to the NYC Green Festival on April 21 and 22. The NYC Green Festival is the biggest sustainability event in the city. This year’s speakers include Amy Goodman and Van Jones. Check out the festival brochure to learn more.

To win a free pass to the NYC Green Festival, just write to outreach@flatbushfarmshare.com with the code GF2012. When your deposit has been confirmed, you’ll be contacted with instructions for picking up your free 2-day pass to the festival.

 

Please make checks payable to “Flatbush Farm Share” and mail to:
Flatbush Farm Share
c/o Allison Trevorrow
41 Clarkson Ave #3F
Brooklyn, NY 11226