Volunteer for Harvest Fest Fun: Help with events, baking, soup cook-off, and materials all needed

Hello Fellow Farmers, Prospect Farm’s first Harvest Fest is only a few weeks away. We are busy collecting donations from local businesses, setting up educational games and tours, and more. We need help from 12-14 people at the festival to see things run smoothly, donated bake sale items (healthy is good), tables, chairs, hot plates, … Continue reading

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Early June Events!

Prospect Farm will continue to plan volunteer events but there is plenty to help with around the neighborhood too. Benefit House Party for the Brooklyn Food Coalition & The Indypendent Thursday June 2nd fantastic Indian dinner cooked by professional chef and Indy editor Arun Gupta, dancing under the stars, surprise announcements, and special guests including … Continue reading

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Volunteer: Plant Sunflowers Saturday, May 28th

Please join Tom Saturday May 28th, 2011 at Prospect Farm to plant some sunflowers, 11am. Bring gloves, drinking water, and tools if you have them.  Email prospectfarmbk@gmail.com with your questions. Directions to the farm are here.

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Volunteer Sat. May 21st: Clearing for Compost Bins

It’s time to get our new 3 bin compost system up and running. Join Matt and Oren on Saturday morning to clear and level an area before we begin building. All volunteers and members are invited. Volunteer: Clearing for Compost Bins Saturday May 21st (rescheduled for Sunday if raining) 10 am to 3 pm (or … Continue reading

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Dirt Talk Four: Native Plants

Prospect Farm and Sustainable Flatbush are proud to present Brooklyn Dirt: Monthly Talks on Urban Farming and Gardening. Talk Four: Native Plants With Speakers Mariell√© Anzelone (Executive Director, Founder, NYC Wildflower Week) and Chris Kreussling (aka Flatbush Gardener) May 18th, 2011 7 – 9:30 pm Downstairs @ Sycamore Bar and Flowershop, 21+ 1118 Cortelyou RD, … Continue reading

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Digging and Sifting Saturday May 14th, 2011

Oren, our master composter will be conducting another round of digging and sifting soil for trench composting. 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. No need to sign up, just drop by. All volunteers … Continue reading

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May 7th Events + Volunteering

Friends of Greenwood Playground Spring Flea Market 2011 Saturday May 7th (rain date May 8th) come check out Prospect Farm at the Friends of Greenwood Flea Market from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be family-oriented musical entertainment, as well as food vendors, crafts, and treasures galore from your neighbors. We will be there … Continue reading

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Plot Manager and Planting Meeting Sat. April 23rd

Planting Crops and Sign Up April 23rd, 10 am Do you want to help Prospect Farm grow vegetables, herbs, flowers and more? Sign up to be a plot manager for 2011. We will begin planning and planting on Saturday April 23rd (rain date April 24th) at 10 am, and are looking for 12-14 plot manager … Continue reading

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Dirt Talk Three: Composting Indoors and Out

April 20th Dirt Talk Three: Composting Indoors and Out With Speakers Jenny Blackwell (NYC Compost Project in Brooklyn) and Pieranna Pieroni (Brooklyn College); Presented by Sustainable Flatbush and Prospect Farm Wed April 20th, 2011 7 – 9:30 pm Downstairs @ Sycamore Bar and Flowershop, 21+ 1118 Cortelyou RD, BK (Q train to Cortelyou) $5 suggested … 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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