Spring Kick-Off: Our First Volunteer Days!!

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Prospect Farm invites you to the 2011 Spring Kick-Off March 26th, 27th + April 2nd Volunteer, learn, sign up to grow or be a member in 2011. Spring Cleaning includes: trench composting, turning soil, preparing a new composting site, planting ornamentals, and more. Three Days Saturday March 26th, Sunday March 27th & Saturday April 2nd 10 … Continue reading

Upcoming End of March Events

March 19th – Volunteer to build a compost bins at Sustainable Flatbush’s Church Avenue Communal Garden, East 21st Street at Kenmore Terrace, 11 am – 3 pm. Details here. March 25th – “Is Local Agriculture Good for the Environment: The Hidden Costs of Food in New York City” event at the Museum of the City … Continue reading

Help Kensington’s New Youth-Led Farmer’s Market

The Brooklyn Food Coalition was asked by City Council Member Brad Lander to gather a group of people who would be willing to take turns assisting a youth-led farmers market on Ft. Hamilton Pkwy and E. 4th Street. The market would run on Saturdays from 11-3. If you have any interest in learning more and/or … Continue reading

Winter suspension of compost drop-off after January 8th.

Greetings to all Prospect Farm supporters: For the winter, we are temporarily suspending the collection of veggie and fruit wastes for composting until March.  Our last drop-off date will be January 8th, 2011 at 11 AM.  When collections are resumed in March we will post notices online and on the fence by our compost collection … Continue reading

Digging and Sifting Round 8 Dec 12th

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Oren, our master composter will be conducting round eight of digging and sifting soil. Learn how we remediate the soil and make it better for our plants. Please bring gloves and water. Shovels provided, but please bring more if you have them. Let us know if you are planning to participate. Feel free to bring … Continue reading

Nov. 11 talk about Prospect Farm Options

(The Brookdale Campus of Hunter College is at 1st Ave. and 25th St. in Manhattan) A Farm?  In Brooklyn?  You bet!! Want to learn more? Join CHEFs for Schools and the Nutrition Club on November 11 at 6:30pm to hear about Brooklyn’s own Prospect Farm CUNY Hunter Professor Tom Angotti will be taking the time … Continue reading

Digging and Sifting Round 7

Volunteers, Oren, our master composter will be conducting round seven of digging and sifting soil. Learn how we remediate the soil and make it better for our plants. Please bring gloves and water. Shovels provided, but please bring more if you have them. Let us know if you are planning to participate. We are hope … Continue reading

Volunteer: Monitor Leaf Drop Off 11/13 – 11/21

Hello Volunteers, Prospect Farm will be accepting leaves this fall. We need people to monitor the drop off for the next three weekends from 11/13 – 11/21, 11am-3pm. Please email Oren for further instructions: oren.yaniv at gmail dot com  

Hang Flyers for Harvest Fest!

Hey Prospect Farmers, I need a street team to help me hang flyers for our Harvest Festival in local businesses and pass out hand to hand at farmer’s markets in the area. Please meet me this Saturday from noon to 1 pm to collect flyers and sign up for an area to cover over the … Continue reading

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    A small piece of land (about 5,000 square feet) in Brooklyn dedicated to contributing to local, healthy alternatives to the industrial food system.
    Prospect Farm is a community association with membership open to all. Members improve and farm the land and sustain ties with local residents, businesses and organizations. We support the Brooklyn Food Coalition and other initiatives for food sovereignty and food justice.
    Stop by 1194 Prospect Avenue between Seeley and Vanderbilt Sts to watch us grow or volunteer.
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