FlushingCSA will offer a winter share through Norwich Meadows Farm. There are two options:
- A $240 share ($40 per distribution).
- A $300 share ($50 per distribution).
The share will consist mainly of root vegetables – carrots, potatoes, rutabaga, radishes, turnips, onions and some greens. The difference between the two options is mainly quantity. Pickup would be every three weeks for a total of 6 distributions throughout the winter months. The delivery dates are December 18, January 8, January 29, February 19, March 12 and April 2. Please note the pickup will be inside in the Flushing Town Hall loading dock area (next to the parking lot) – same as last year.
There are also optional apple and apple cider shares with Red Jacket Orchards.
The cider share will deliver a half gallon with each distribution for a total cost of $19.10( $3.18 per half gallon). The apple share has a total cost of $28 for 6 deliveries of 4 lb bags of apples. Apple varieties will vary with the time of year. Varieties available usually are Empire, McIntosh, Crispin, Fuji, Jonagold, Macoun, Granny Smith and Red Delicious. A description of the varieties may be found here.
The application form for the winter shares is attached. Please complete and return with your payment. You may bring your completed application and payment to out last Golden Earthworm pickup on Thursday, November 20. You may also pay online through Dwolla. If submitting an application and payment by mail, please note that it must be postmarked by December 2.