News & Updates

Beekeeping Legalized!

On Tuesday, March 16th, the Board of Health voted to legalize beekeeping in New York City.  Honeybees make a big contribution to the health and sustainability of our city, and we’re excited to help start more hives in East New York.  Check out these articles in the Brooklyn Eagle, New York Times, and the New…

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Compost to Council Shout-Outs!

A million thanks from East New York Farms! for signing the Petition to Bring Back Composting to NYC. Because of your support, City Council Members Arroyo, Yassky, and Felder have expressed interest in holding a public hearing on Fall Leaf Collection this autumn. Let’s keep the energy going and make this hearing happen! Here’s how…

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Bring Back Composting to NYC

Composting in NYC as we know it is no more! Leaf collection and Give Back Days have been canceled and the whole NYC Compost Project has taken a huge budgetary hit (they have basically been asked to stretch their already reduced 2009 budget through the 2010 fiscal year with no guarantee of renewed funding!!). However,…

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