Benefit Show & Bake Sale. Nov 6, 2010

Southside CSA Bake Sale

A bunch of our members got together to organize a show & bake sale at the Woods. Continue reading

Northside Witches Walk. Oct 31, 2010

NY Apples are the best way to celebrate any holiday

Southside CSA joined the Northside Merchant Association in celebrating Halloween by hosting a Fishing for Apples booth at the Williamsburg Witches Walk & halloween parade.

Fishing for (Local) Apples

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Potluck Feast @ Eagle St Rooftop Farm. Oct 19, 2010

Eagle Street Rooftop Farm

Back in October Southside CSA & Eagle St CSA combined forces for a potluck dinner.

Eagle St Rooftop Farm

Treehaus Pie Social. October 9, 2010

My Oh My...Pie! Pie! Pie!

The Treehaus invited Southside CSA members to join in their 2nd annual Pie Social. The evening was a smashing success. Continue reading

Tasteful Supper Club Fundraiser. Sept 16, 2010

salad course

Two of our members who regularly host the Tasteful Supper Club organized a special fundraiser for the Greenpoint Soup Kitchen back in September, hosting a delicious and fun evening and raising some $$ for neighborhood food security!  Continue reading

How to Pot au Feu by Mathieu Palombino. Sept 28, 2010

Pot au Feu demo by Mathieu & Alyssa Palombino

One fine September evening, Brooklyn Kitchen Labs opened their doors to our members, Alyssa & Mathieu Palambino, so that they could teach us Southsiders how to make the French classic, Pot au Feu. It was a spectacular night full of fun French cooking facts, delicious wine, and great people. Big props to Alyssa for organizing this great community event!

Mathieu & Alyssa get cooking @ Brooklyn Kitchen Labs

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Field trip to Greig Farm. Sept 26, 2010

pick-your-own raspberries @ Greig Farm

At the tail end of the raspberry season, a bunch of us piled into cars and drove north to check out where our berries comes from. Greig Farm is located in Red Hook, NY, which is part of Duchess County, just East of the Hudson River. We had about 4 cars full of members making the trek from Brooklyn through the gorgeous fall foliage of the Hudson Valley to see the land, pick raspberries & apples & pumpkins, and to hear more about Greig Farm.

Farmhouse & blueberry bushes @ Greig Farm

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Winter Break

pic by Matt Champlin @ flickr.com

Hola southsiders. Hope you are enjoying lots of fun tromping through the snow (cuz who knows when S3rd will get plowed…)

We –the 3 organizers, Yolim, Esther & Ryan– took a break after our last distribution of the 2010 Harvest season to catch our breath, relax, celebrate the holidays, cook up our seasonal faves, and get ready for the new year. Running this thing takes a lot of volunteer time and energy and we needed the 2 months off to concentrate on ourselves.

That being said, we had a great first Winter distribution and have really missed our Mondays together. What good times! Our goal is to get the blog updated this week with posts about all the fun events from the Fall.

Check back for more info about the 2011 Harvest season; Sign-ups for returning members will start in January & in March for new members.

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