Community to Launch Open Air Market at Bowne Playground (PS20)

GrowNYC Flushing Greenmarket Will Connect Residents with Fresh Fruit & Vegetables from Local Farms GrowNYC and the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce are collaborating to launch the 2022 season of the Flushing Greenmarket at a new location in front of Bowne Playground and Public School 20 on Sanford Avenue, between Union Street and Bowne Street, in downtown Flushing, Queens. Operated […]

New Business Organics Requirement To Take Effect February 15, 2019

Certain New York City businesses are required by law to separate their organic waste. If your business meets the minimum requirements shown below, you must comply with the business organics rules. As of February 15th, 2019, the NYC Department of Sanitation will begin issuing summonses to the following businesses not separating their organic waste: Food service establishments with a floor […]

Organics Rules for Businesses

New York City businesses are required by law to separate their organic waste such as food scraps, food-soiled paper, and compostable serviceware. Enforcement begins February 15th. If a business meets the minimum requirements outlined below, they must comply. As of August 15, 2018 Food service establishments with a floor area of at least 15,000 square feet Food service establishments that […]

Free Film Screening of “Farmers for America” on March 18

Neighborhood residents and local farmers will launch the 2018 season of Flushing CSA at the 2018 Meet the Farmer community forum on Sunday, March 18, 2-6pm, at the Quaker Meetinghouse, located at 137-16 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Limited parking available. This year’s Meet the Farmer will feature a free screening of “Farmers for […]

Business Forum: Recycling Rules

Learn about the new recycling rules that went into effect this year. As of August 1, 2017, the City began enforcing new recycling regulations requiring all businesses to recycle metal, glass, beverage cartons, paper, cardboard, and other items. Some must also recycle textiles and organic material. The sanitation forum will take place Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 4 to 6 […]

TODAY: Meet the Farmer (Sun, Mar 19, 2pm)!

Join us TODAY (Sunday, March 19, 2pm) to Meet the Farmer! Neighborhood residents and local farmers will launch the 2017 season of Flushing CSA at the “Meet the Farmer” community forum on Sunday, March 19, 2-4pm, at the Quaker Meetinghouse, located at 137-16 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens.  Flushing CSA will also screen “Urban Farmers,” a documentary film by Rachel […]