Organizations

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol

BK ROT

Brooklyn Botanic Garden – NYC Compost Project hosted

Brooklyn Public Library

Center for Educational Innovation

Council Member Stephen Levin

El Puente Green Light District

Eyebeam Atelier – GCEF Project – Soil Cycle: A Mobile Compost Initiative

Greenpoint Monitor Museum

Groundswell

GrowNYC

Harbor School

Human Impacts Institute

In Our Backyards, Inc.

Lower East Side Ecology Center

National Wildlife Federation – Eco-Schools USA

Neighbors Allied for Good Growth

New York City Department of Environmental Protection

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – The Brooklyn District Public Health Office

New York Road Runners

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

New York State Senator Daniel L. Squadron

New York State Senator Martin Malavé Dilan

North Brooklyn Compost Project

NYC Department of Sanitation – Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability

NYC Parks & Recreation – Partnership for Parks / City Parks Foundation

OKO FARMS

Partners

Recycle-A-Bicycle

Safe Kids NYC – Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn and the Bronx

Sierra Club

St. Nicks Alliance

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund

The Hudson River Foundation

The Newtown Creek Group

The North Brooklyn Boat Club

The People’s Firehouse

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York

The Riders Alliance

TOWN SQUARE

Transition North Brooklyn

United States Environmental Protection Agency

Wearable Collections

Events

Brooklyn Community Board 1: Monthly Meeting

Brooklyn Community Board 1: Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, December 5th at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 6:00pm

Stories

How to Grow Oyster Mushroom at Home

How to Grow Oyster Mushroom at Home

Oyster mushrooms are the ingredient of many delicious dishes because of their delicious taste and chewy texture.They’re also the rich source of protein, fiber, vitamin B& E, potassium, selenium, etc., which are very good for our immune system. Moreover, according to recent studies, oyster mushrooms can lower cholesterol level and prevent cancer. Good news for…

Micro-Gentrification

Micro-Gentrification

Fairy Houses are the latest exhibit in the ongoing transformation of North Brooklyn Recently, I had the great opportunity to visit a major new real-estate development going up on the hot-corner of Franklin and Oak.   The brainchild of the GCEF-funded Greenpoint Eco-Schools, a local organization providing ecological education to local elementary schools, this development makes… Read More

A New Leaf for Greenpoint’s Local Library

A New Leaf for Greenpoint’s Local Library

Greenpoint will soon be going greener, thanks to the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund and the Brooklyn Public Library. Construction has officially launched for the update of the Greenpoint Public Library branch, which had the previous location demolished in July 2017 to make space for the new building. The process is being funded by a $5 million grant… Read More

Taking Care of Lentol Garden

Taking Care of Lentol Garden

By Beatrice Chalkley with an introduction from Sustainability Coach, Fran Agnone.   On Monday, July 31,  Lentol Garden- a community garden located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn opened its gates to the families from PS 110 The Monitor School for a morning of planting, watering, and exploring.  While most families pass Lentol Garden as they go about their… Read More

Eatin’ up My Baby Bumble Bee

Eatin’ up My Baby Bumble Bee

A Chat with the founders of Laroua Foods NOTE: This is Part II of a two-part exposé of the Brooklyn Bug Fest.  Part I, an overview of the fest, ran last month. The Brooklyn Bug Fest, staged over Labor Day weekend in Williamsburg, pulled the curtain back on a small but growing family of urban entomophagists… Read More

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