East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden

1087 E 43rd Street
Flatbush, Brooklyn
Founded in 2015

Built in partnership with Brooklyn-Queens Land Trust, East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden is 8,000 square feet and features a dozen raised beds, a children's garden section, picnic tables, and garden benches.

The garden was built with the support of Councilman Jumaane Williams, who spearheaded the effort to bring Flatbush its first community garden.

 

This garden is under the jurisdiction of NYC Parks and supported by GreenThumb, the nation's largest urban gardening program. If you are interested in joining, starting, or supporting a community garden, contact NYC Parks GreenThumb

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  • Food Access & Agriculture

    Our network of Greenmarket farmers markets, Farmstands, and Fresh Food Box pick-ups, coupled with GrowNYC Wholesale, ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Conservation

    We provide food scrap drop-offs, clothing collections, Stop 'N' Swap® community reuse events, and zero waste trainings to make resource conservation easy for all.

  • Green Space

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.