Compost Workshops

Kids Compost Workshop Ages 5-9  Saturday, April 2 12pm-1pm What happens to food scraps? What do worms do? Where does dirt come from? Join us in the Warren St Marks Community garden for education, demonstration, and hands-on learning! Please wear clothes and shoes fit for dirt and bring some food scraps! Compost Workshop Ages 10-Adult  […]

Composting Clinic this Saturday Morning, July 17th at Vernon & Throop Community Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is hosting a Composting Clinic at the Vernon & Throop Community Garden this Saturday, July 17 at 10AM. Vernon & Throop Community Garden corner of Vernon & Throop Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11206

Mini-Maintenance in the Garden–Saturday, January 23

Join us for a Mini-Maintenance day in the garden this Saturday, January 23 starting at 10AM **Weather Permitting** 1. Add/turn collected home food scrap/compost 2. Tweak tracking of sifter tumbler 3. Gather windblown trash 4. Get wood chips from the tree guys 5. Lubricate the locks 4. DREAM FOR SPRING!

First Day of Leaf Collection, Saturday, November 14

This Saturday, November 14th, is the first day of Project LeafDrop and the last Garden Workday of the season. The Warren-St. Marks Garden has become part of the growing network of community gardens and greening partners who are helping take some of the City’s 20,000 tons of residential leaves out of the waste stream and […]

Get Your A** to the Garden this Saturday!

For those of you not in the know, “A**” refers to Arm. So, um, get your arm over to the garden this Saturday morning! Here are some of the compelling reasons why you should be there: A Compost Workshop will be lead by our resident compost pros, Kate and Rico. Make sure to ask them […]

Building the New Compost Bin

On Saturday and Sunday, the compost bin building crew (Kate, Pat, Rico, Jerah and Perrin) joined forces digging, sawing, measuring and drilling. Bravo guys–the end result is beautiful! Looking forward to dumping chunks of rotten cucumbers and funky old carrots in the new compost “corral”.