Week 2 delivery

Another delicious delivery of farm-fresh vegetables arrived at the Garden. As usual, lots of yummi greens. Did you know, you can make a pesto from just about any greens. Just chop it up finely, add some roasted pine nuts or sunflower seeds, oil, salt and pepper to taste.

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Week 1 share

Small but mighty to start with, here’s what farmer Ted sent down for our first distribution of the season:

It’s not too late!

Although our enrollment deadline has officially passed, our farmers would love to bring more members into the fold. So please don’t hesitate to click on through and set yourself up for 22 weeks of the freshest veggies, fruit, eggs, and flower bouquets you’ll ever have the pleasure of bringing into your home!

Email us for enrollment info!

Jan our flower farmer, with an armload of larkspur!

 

The sign-up deadline is April 30th, just days away!

Sign up now! You'll get 22 weekly deliveries of fresh, local and organic produce.

We hope you’ll join us for the 2018 summer season. Our sign-up deadline is April 30th. Find out more and purchase a CSA share.

As a member of the CSA, you’ll get 22 weekly deliveries of fresh, organically grown herbs, greens and seasonal vegetables of all kinds from our farm in the upper Hudson Valley. You’ll get bicolor sweet corn, heirloom and red beefsteak tomatoes, colorful peppers, salad greens of every kind, cucumbers, carrots, red and yellow onions, broccoli, cabbage, potatoes, fresh green beans and much, much more.

You will get to eat ultra-fresh food and be exposed to new vegetables and new ways of cooking; you will get to visit the farm and develop a relationship with the farmers who grow your food; and you’ll learn more about how your food is grown. Perhaps best of all, you’ll get to be part of a community of Lower East Side neighbors with a common interest in food, health and sustainability.

Our distribution takes place each Thursday from June 7th to November 7th on the back patio of the M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden.

 

Successful meet & greet with our farmers; time to sign up for your share.

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We had the chance to taste some of the a la carte extras from Lewis Waite Farm.

As every year before the start of our summer distribution, we had CSA farmers Ted Blomgren from Windflower Farm and Alan Brown from Lewis Waite Farm come down to our distribution site, the M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden on the Lower East Side to greet new and returning members.

[We hope you’ll join us for the 2018 summer season. Our sign-up deadline is April 30th. Find out more and purchase a CSA share.]

While Alan explained how CSA members can order a la carte (which allows members to order delicious meats, dairy products, coffee beans, bread, maple syrup, and more throughout the season), Ted gave a great presentation on his farming philosophies, as well as the logistical details of how the CSA farm share works. He also gave us a forecast on what members can expect in their shares. You’ll get bi-color sweet corn, heirloom and red beefsteak tomatoes, colorful peppers, salad greens of every kind, cucumbers, carrots, red and yellow onions, broccoli, cabbage, potatoes, fresh green beans and much, much more.

Windflower Farm also offers optional shares of organically grown fresh-cut flowers, brown eggs from a neighbor’s pastured hens, and fresh fruits from their farm and throughout the Hudson Valley.

Sign up now!

We hope you’ll join us for the 2018 summer season. Our sign-up deadline is April 30th. Find out more and purchase a CSA share.

We are gearing up for the 2018 summer season, come and learn about community supported agriculture.

csa-vegetables-stock-01Community supported agriculture is an opportunity to join the local community and enjoy seasonal, farm fresh vegetables, eggs, flowers, fruit, meats and much more supplied by local, family-owned farms from June to November.

Join us and meet our CSA farmers. Ted Blomgren from Windflower Farm will talk about his farming philosophies, as well as the logistical details of how the CSA farm share works.

Also meet Alan and Nancy Brown from Lewis Waite Farm, who run our à la carte program which allows members to order meats, dairy products, coffee beans, bread, maple syrup, and more throughout the season.

Saturday, April 21, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. on the back patio of the M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden. Enter on Rivington between Forsyth & Christie (indoors if it’s cold/rainy)

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End of the season! week 22

Another beautiful season comes to a close!  It’s hard to believe it’s been 22 weeks since that first share back in June. Time, as it is wont to do, has sped by at a rapid rate.

A balmy beautiful November evening, a hefty veggie haul, a lot of very happy CSA members lugging home these goodies.  See you for winter share, or next June. Thank you for making it another very successful and wonderful season.

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