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Harvest - September 2012

Harvest – September 2012

Have no fear, there are still memberships available the 2014 Harvest season.
Right now we can pretty much create almost every type of share (within reason). As the CSA fills up there will be less flexibility in the packages offered. Lots of info on the blog about our shares, our packages, our farmers, and our CSA. Don’t forget to check out our great add-ons – Chicken Shares, Meat Shares, Maple Shares, and Beer Club Membership….
Harvest September 2012

Harvest September 2012

Upcoming Sign-Up Events - 

To make life easier, from here on out all sign-up events are open house style. No need to email and arrange a time. This way you can drop on in and not worry about schedules and we can concentrate on admin duties instead of email…

If you are having a hard time making these events work with your schedule, please let me know and we will see what we can work out.

Upcoming Open House Events:

  • Mon April 21 5-8pm
  • Wed April 23 6-8pm
  • Sat April 26 3-6pm
  • Mon April 28 630-830pm
  • Fri May 2 5-8pm

Sign-up events take place at Ryan + Yolim’s loft, 140 Metropolitan Ave. 1st Floor Residence Buzzer.

It is good to read the SIGN UP! tab for detailed information on the sign-up appointments. It starts with general pricing info, goes into the packages available, and then dives into payment and the volunteer requirement.

2014 Distribution

Every Monday from May 5th to November 24th

30 weeks in the backyard of the Woods

Holidays, Rain & Shine!

  • Circle C Maple Syrup Share is a one time distribution, typically the first or second week of distribution.
  • Greig Farm Share distributes 24 weeks. May 5 through October 13
  • Feather Ridge Farm Egg & Chicken Shares  May 5  through October 13
  • Northwind Farm Meat Share distributes 24 weeks. May 5 through October 13. A variety of packages from 4 weeks to 24 weeks available
  • MimoMex Vegetable Share distributes 25 weeks. June 9 through Nov 24
  • NY State Orchard Share distributes 22 weeks. June 30 through Nov 24
Harvest Aug 2012

Harvest Aug 2012

 

2014 Season ON SALE NOW!

Distribution August 2013

Distribution August 2013

Now is the time to sign up for the 2014 Harvest season with the Southside CSA.  Very excited about the upcoming season which starts in May and runs until the Monday before Thanksgiving. We are partnered with 5 amazing farms, have a variety of packages for all types of households, and have the best distribution spot around — the backyard of the Woods.

Upcoming Sign-Up Events - 

The first 3 events are for returning members & new members who are paying in full. Email southsidecsa@gmail.com to set an appointment time.

  • Mon Feb 24th – Appointments available from 5-8pm
  • Wed Feb 26th - Appointments available from 5-8pm  CANCELLED
  • Saturday March 1st - Appointments available from 3-6pm  CANCELLED
  • Sun March 2nd: 12-130pm & 430-630pm.
Greig Farm (Mostly) Berry Share

Greig Farm (Mostly) Berry Share

The following sign-up events are open to everyone – new & returning members. Email southsidecsa@gmail.com to set an appointment time.

  • Tues March 4th - Appointments available from 5-8pm
  • Wed March 5th - Appointments available from 5-8pm
  • Sat March 8th - Appointments available from 3-6pm

Sign-up events for March 9-31st will be announced on March 6th.

All sign-up events take place at Ryan & Yolim’s loft, 140 Metropolitan Ave. 1st Floor Residence Buzzer. Please read the SIGN UP! tab for detailed information on the sign-up appointments.

MimoMex Vegetable Share Sept 2013

MimoMex Vegetable Share Sept 2013

Packages are listed here - Southside CSA Packages

Lots of information on the blog regarding the farmers, the CSA, and all the share types. Feel free to send us questions, but realize we are WAY busy with sign ups so check out the blog first because odds are the information is posted somewhere.

Local Fruit!

Local Fruit!

Farm Fresh Eggs

Farm Fresh Eggs

The Greig Farm Share starts with asparagus in May...

The Greig Farm Share starts with asparagus in May…

...with lots of berries in the middle...

…with lots of berries in the middle…

...LOTS of BERRIES!!!...

…LOTS of BERRIES!!!…

...running through apples and pumpkins in October.

…running through apples and pumpkins in October.

Local Vegetables

Local Vegetables

Northwind Farm Meat Share

Northwind Farm Meat Share

Order local maple syrup

Order local maple syrup

Feather Ridge Chicken Share

Chicken Share

From local fields to Brooklyn kitchens

From local fields to Brooklyn kitchens

Orchard Share

Orchard Share

January Northwind Farm Meat Share

January's Half Meat Share Haul!!

January’s Half Meat Share Haul!!

Thanks to James who drives down to the city to bring us his beer, we have a Winter Meat Share. Monthly deliveries sized as half or whole shares. This month’s delightful delivery :

Half Share

  • Pair of Poussins
  • Chorizo Sausage
  • Pork Chops
  • Ground Pork
  • Turkey Cutlets

Looks good? We had the unfortunate experience of being flaked on by someone who said they would be purchasing a half share starting in Jan. Want it for yourself?  $230 gets you the haul posted above plus monthly deliveries in Feb, March & April. Another possibility is membership starting in Feb for $175. Shoot us an email if you want in!! (You can also get a whole share starting in Feb for $235) Please note that prices include an admin fee. 

Whole Share

  • Beef Roast
  • Boneless Ham Roast
  • Porterhouse Steak
  • Chorizo Sausage
  • Lamb Chops
  • Ground Pork
Beautiful boneless ham about to be roasted

Beautiful boneless ham about to be roasted

2014 Harvest Season!!

Stay tuned!!

In February we will launch our sign ups for the upcoming season…

share3 - pic by mark yearsley

 

Email southsidecsa@gmail.com to get on our mailing list for email updates

Eat & Drink Local This Winter!

Winter Share Farms

Winter Share Farms

A map of where all the delicious vegetables, fruit, meat, and beer comes from!

Map by Yolim Khoo

Winter Northwind Farm Meat Share

We are pleased to announce a meat option with our fabulous meat farmers, Northwind Farm, during our Winter Season.

The farmers of Northwind Farm

The farmers of Northwind Farm

Our fab brewer of the Broken Stove Beer Tasting Club, James, has agreed to drive us down some meat this winter. The distributions are mostly on Tuesdays in conjunction with the Winter Share but a few will be on Sunday because we are bringing back the Winter Potluck series in Jan & Feb. The share will run for 5 months – Dec to April, distributing on Tues 12/17, Sun 1/19, Sun 2/16, Tues 3/18, & Tues 4/15. The Tues distros are 5-830pm at Nitehawk Cinema Bar; The Sunday distros are 3-7pm @ Ryan & Yolim’s loftspace – 140 Metropolitan Ave. Email ASAP to sign up.

2 Options:

  • $275 – Half share - 6-8 lbs of different meats per month ($55 per distro)
  • $375 – Whole share -10-12 lbs of different meats per month ($75 per distro)

Lots of info about the farmers and the meat share on the blog; check out the Northwind Farm page & the Meat Share page

meat share pic by ryan kuonen

 

northwind cow

Get Local Thanksgiving Turkeys from Northwind Farm

northwind turkeythanksgiving_turkey_comingupCelebrate Thanksgiving with a local turkey from our favorite farmers, Northwind Farm!

Open to non-members, these amazing farm fresh turkeys will be delivered to Williamsburg during our last distribution

Mon Nov 25. 630-830pm at  The Woods (48 S4th btwn Wythe & Kent)

Larger Turkeys will arrive fresh; Smaller Turkeys arrive frozen. Both perfect for a Thursday feast!

Bronze Heritage Turkeys (BHT) —$4.99 per lb: (15-18lbs) (18-20lbs) (20+lbs)

Broad-Breasted White New Holland Turkeys  (WNH)

—$3.99 per lb: (10-12lbs) (13-15lbs) (15-18lbs) (18-20lbs) (20+lbs)

To place an order, email southsidecsa@gmail.com. (Or swing by during a distribution — we can do it easily in person!!)

You will receive an order form in which you pick a turkey type and size range. You must return your order with a $25 deposit (cash or check); Balance is due upon pick-up.

Order deadline is Oct 28th (or while supplies last)

turkey

 

VLAD Member Diary – Week #20

pic by mark yearsley

VLAD’s CSA share of veggies and meat is split between Jenny, Laura Jo , Jordan, and Marc. Laura and Jordan lived together and split one half and Jenny & Marc split the other.

pic by Mark Yearsley

share2 - pic by mark yearsley

For the week of September 9th, the CSA haul was tomatillos, swiss chard, green peppers, eggplant, mini purple eggplant, habanero peppers, tomatoes, zucchini,  and lemongrass. The meat was a bone-in pork loin, a top sirloin steak, and a chicken.

share3 - pic by mark yearsley

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Cougar Member Diary Week #15

pic by george kottas

Here’s a picture of this week’s** pick up!  We have almost all of the shares, we are only missing the chicken share.  Included this week are:

  • Veggie share: cucumbers, potatoes, cabbage, red onions, radishes, corn, parsley, kale, zucchini, and garlic heads
  • Berry share: Blueberries and blackberries
  • Orchard share: three kinds of plums
  • Egg share (1 dozen)
  • Meat share: A chicken, chicken wings, filet steaks, and a choice of beef cut

(**This post is from Aug 5th share. Due to vacation & life craziness of blog editor it didnt get posted till now….)

pic by melissa duphiney

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