FLUSHING CSA: FOURTH WINTER SHARE PICKUP – MARCH 8

Fourth and final winter share pick-up – March 8

Lots of root veggies again! 

Note: For those of you who ordered from Lewis Waite, they have re-scheduled their delivery to next Tuesday, March 13. You may come after 5:00 pm to pick-up your items. One of the core team will be there to oversee the pickup.

2018 Season Sign-up

We’re delighted to be able to offer our winter share members an early sign-up for the 2018 full season!  Both Membership Agreements are attached and we will have copies at tomorrow’s pick-up. At the pick-up you may pay in cash, by check, credit card or PayPal

Members signed up before April 1st will be able to choose preferred dates for volunteering.

We hope to see you May 31st!

Meet the Farmer event – Sunday, March 18

Come meet the farmers from our regional farm, Golden Earthworm Organic Farm, as well as the farmers from Goodale Farm, our meat, dairy amd egg supplier. Also present will be Lewis Waite, our online food purveyor vendor who provides all sorts of organic food items, and representatives from Spice Tree Organics, S & V Jams, Astor Apiaries, Queens Hot Sauce, other add-ons we supply.

And we are featuring the acclaimed documentary  Farmers for America !

This will be an opportunity to meet with and talk to friends, neighbors, and people in our farm to table community. There will be environmental speakers and raffles featuring healthy vegetable themed prizes. ​​

This gathering will take place at the historic Quaker Meetinghouse, located at 137-16 Northern Boulevard, across the street from Flushing Town Hall where we pick up our produce. Map here.

If you are available to volunteer at this event please contact us. This will count towards volunteer hours.

If you know anyone who would like to have a vendor table, have them contact us.

This month’s volunteers are: Dawn, Tony,

And please, follow us on Instagram! @FlushingCSA and hashtag your shares and recipe creations #FlushingCSA

Emily – do you want to mention the Just Food Conference?

Sunday, March 25, is the 2018 Just Food Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University.

 

The Conference is a great opportunity to learn about food justice and This year’s theme is Persist/Resist! 

In the shares  (May be subject to slight change)

For more farm news and info on the veggies in your share go to the blog at Golden Earthworm Farm

Carrots & Rainbow Carrots, Rutabaga , Potatoes, Red Beets Chioggia Beets , Sweet PotatoesCelery Root ,Scarlet Turnip 

BRIERMERE FARM APPLE SHARE – Pink Lady, Granny Smith

RECIPES!

Sauteed Brown Butter Garlic Rainbow Carrots
Roasted Chioggia Beets with Feta (use chioggia & red beets)
Baking the perfect Sweet Potato 
Roasted Celeriac with Walnuts & Thyme
Mashed Rutabaga

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