Posts Tagged ‘North Brooklyn Farms’

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FREE Nut and Fruit Trees Still Available: Register Today, Pickup Saturday

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It’s time for another free tree giveaway with the New York Restoration Project (NYRP)! Trees will be available for pick-up at North Brooklyn Farms, 336 Kent Ave., Williamsburg on Saturday, November 2. In order to receive a tree you must 1.) plant it in the ground within the 5 boroughs of New York City, 2.)… READ MORE

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Volunteer with GWAPP at our Free Tree Giveaway

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We’re looking for a few volunteers who can help us with our Free Tree Giveaway. We need volunteers for the morning delivery on Friday, November 1, (between 7am – 8:30am) and for the giveaway on Saturday, November 2 (between 10:30am and 2pm.) You’ll be volunteering at North Brooklyn Farms, 336 Kent Ave. (between S. 3rd… READ MORE

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Register NOW for your FREE TREE!

by GWAPP on

It’s time for another free tree giveaway with the New York Restoration Project (NYRP)! Trees will be available for pick-up at North Brooklyn Farms, 336 Kent Ave., Williamsburg on Saturday, November 2. In order to receive a tree you must 1.) plant it in the ground within the 5 boroughs of New York City, 2.)… READ MORE

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We’re Giving Away 100 More Trees!!

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Our spring tree giveaway in conjunction with New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and Town Square was such as success that we’ve decided to do it again! On November 2nd we’ll be partnering NYRP and North Brooklyn Farms to give away another 100 free trees in the beautiful surroundings of Havemeyer Park. To be eligible for… READ MORE

2013 Ryan Watson. The garden looking great after the work day.

Vacant Lots as the New Frontier of Open Space

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The city of New York has hundreds of acres of vacant space. Both private and public, these vacant areas represent a potential new expansion of publicly accessible green space. As the the benefits of publicly accessible green space grows is being recognized, now is the time to seize the opportunity to convert vacant land and… READ MORE

2013 Ryan Watson. Jim Dellavalle shaping up the bike park.

Photo Essay: Inside the Construction of Havemeyer Park

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After three months of construction Havemeyer Park opened to the public this past week. The former parking lot of the historic Domino Sugar Factory, on Kent Avenue between S. 3rd and S. 4th, along the Williamsburg waterfront has now been converted into an urban farm run by North Brooklyn Farms, Brooklyn’s first (legal) mountain bike… READ MORE

2013 Ryan Watson. Sunset through the Domino Tower at North Brooklyn Farms.

Havemeyer Park To Bring An Acre of Open Space to Southside Williamsburg

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Summertime is here. The sunflowers are opening. The bike track has been shaped and capped. The plants are in the ground. The sod has been laid and now it’s time to open this park to the public! The 55,000 square foot former parking lot of the Domino Sugar Factory, now named Havemeyer Park, is officially… READ MORE

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6 Things To Do in the Summer in North Brooklyn

by Heather Van De Mark on

TimeOut New York recently posted it’s 101 things to do in the summer in New York City 2013. I’ve scoured the list for all the great events taking place outdoors in North Brooklyn. So ignore the other 95 things on the list, and enjoy a summer of cool in Greenpoint & Williamsburg! *Obviously there are… READ MORE

© 2013 Ryan Watson. Construction on McCarren Park pathway. Used with permission.

What’s Happening in Our Parks: An Update from the OSA Community Committee

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Last night marked the quarterly meeting of the Open Space Alliance’s Community Committee. Below is brief recap of pertinent information from last night’s meeting: Capital Projects Update: Bushwick Inlet Park: The current phase of the project is expected to be completed by June. The offices of the Open Space Alliance will inhabit the new building,… READ MORE

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