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Make Your Thanksgiving Local: Hattie’s End of Season Harvest


Season Closing Ceremony and Celebration November 20th, 2011 Hattie Carthan After Church Market 49 Van Buren St. Begins 3pm ________________________________             The Hattie Carthan “After Church” Market will be having a Big Celebration for their end of season harvest! Bring the kids, they’ll be youth farm tour and cooking demo. And […]

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Get your green on: Hattie Carthan “After Church” Farmers’ Market


The brand new Hattie Carthan “After Church” Farmers’ Market is now open every Sunday through November 20th, from 1:00PM-6:00PM. At the Sunday market, which had its grand opening July 31st, community residents are able to purchase locally grown food, learn about food justice, growing food and herbs, and how to prepare healthy food. But this market is bringing Bed-Stuy […]

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Bed-Stuy’s Summer “Playstreets” Series


For those into urban gardening and general community events in Bed-Stuy, it may be of no surprise that the Hattie Carthan Community Garden is one of the best educational and cultural community centers in Brooklyn. Since 1991, Hattie Carthan has provided 45 plots to local residents and acted as a gathering space to share skills, […]

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The Good Food Revolution: Will Allen to Speak with Bed-Stuy


Bed-Stuy is undergoing a Food Revolution – and you can be a part of it! Next weekend, Brooklyn Rescue Mission is throwing a food, equity, and agriculture event on July 21, 22, and 23. Good Food Revolution leader Will Allen of Milwaukee’s Growing Power will be speaking and educating Bed-Stuy urban farmers, foodies, and everyone in between about how to set […]

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Green Cart Cookoff! Free Stuff and guest Chef 6/23 & 6/30


Hey Bed-Stuy, just got this news in from the peeps over at City Harvest: on June 23 (TODAY!!!) and June 30 (Thursday), they will be doing a really neat event on Fulton Street and New York Avenue. They have hired some awesome City Harvest chefs to do a number of cooking demos … at the […]

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Make half your plate fruits and vegetables!


“Make half your plate fruits and vegetables!” So says the US Department of Health and the US Department of Agriculture. And what could be easier than stopping by your local Green Cart vendor and picking up a snack on your way to and from work? These places are convenient, fast, and inexpensive ways to add super-fresh […]

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Hook, Line, & Sinker: Sun Fish Market


It’s 3am. Do you know where your local fish monger is? Well, if you patron Sun Fish Market at 1513 Fulton Street, then you must know that your monger is up at the docks, picking up the day’s fresh catch for you and your neighbors. For 20-odd years now, Sun Fish has been providing Bed-Stuy […]

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Foodtown: Bed-Stuy’s Barnyard?


Maybe you have seen Foodtown’s monthly flyer around the neighborhood, you know, the “Easy to Eat Well” insert which not only explains the importance of eating healthy and buying organic, but also shows organic sale-items? Maybe you have seen their “Be Healthy” insert which is circulated every week? Maybe you even check out Foodtown’s selection […]

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Fresh & Green Bed-Stuy: Tony’s Country Life Health Food


Bed-Stuy is always being discussed in the media as a food desert. A food desert  is a place where healthy, fresh, or natural foods cannot be purchased. Being a resident of Bed-Stuy, smack dab in the middle of the neighborhood, I can attest to the overall lack of access by my house. I am not […]

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