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We have a share or two left. Email southsidecsa@gmail.com to inquire what is left……

Last Shares for Sale

June 2013 - Full Veg + Full Greig Berry + Full Egg Shares

June 2013 – Veg + Greig Berry + Egg Shares

We’ve got a few shares still for sale -

  • Full Berry Share – Pick up berry share every week – $475 + admin
  • Half Berry Share – Pick up berry share bi-weekly – $237.50 + admin
  • Half Berry Split – Pick up half a share every week – $237.50 + admin
  • Half Monty (B week) – Pick up Veg, Egg & Orchard share bi-weekly – $504 + admin
  • Half Vegetable Share – Pick up Veg share bi-weekly – $312 + admin

Admin fee depends on the number of monthly payments. Starts at $25 when you pay in full. Sliding sale up to $50 for 4 payments, paid in full by September. Email southsidecsa@gmail.com to claim your share today. First come, first served….

 

Package Spotlight – Just Jammin’

Greig Farm "Berry" Share 2011

Greig Farm “Berry” Share 2011

We organize the shares offered at Southside  CSA into packages. This helps us volunteers keep things organized while meeting our farmer’s sales needs. The earlier you sign up, the more likely you are to get whatever type of package your heart desires. We have crafted a big variety of packages — Full Share Packages & Mixed Full -Half Share Packages & Half Share Packages. We tried to make that list complete BUT if you don’t see the combo that fits your needs, let us know what you would like to purchase. At this point we can pretty much put together any type of combination.

Asparagus

Asparagus

Peas

Peas

 

 

Strawberries

Strawberries

Another great package for the person that likes to eat local fruit, especially berries, but can’t commit to cooking up all those vegetables. The Just Jammin’ Package is a Full Share of the Greig Farm Share which consists of mostly berries. Greig Farm is a pick your own farm in Red Hook. Norm grows asparagus, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, apples, and pumpkins. All are grown without any spraying of any sort of pesticides — not even the natural types approved under the organic moniker. He grows with the ideal that one can walk out into the field, pick the ripest, plumpest berry and pop it right into your mouth without worrying about washing anything off. This share is unlike our other shares in that it follows exactly the ebb and flow of the season, the amount arriving directly related to what is ripe on Monday morning, to the weather, the season, all the factors that can alter a local harvest. 

Blueberries & Yellow Raspberries

Blueberries & Yellow Raspberries

Greig Farm Share 2011

Blackberries

 

 

Greig Farm Share 2011

Apple

With all these berries, you can top your morning cereal, bake up a slew of pies, and rock out jams that will make your grandma proud. Experiment with pickled asparagus,  rock out strawberry chamomile jams & blueberry maple butters, make your friends swoon by bringing raspberry sorbet to those summer bbqs, stock your pantry with blackberry chutney, and master that apple pumpkin pie by the time the holidays roll around. This share is beyond perfect if you want to enjoy some of the local Hudson Valley harvest, be a part of the Southside CSA, improve your culinary skills, and upgrade your health with a weekly dose of nature’s candy.

Mo's Strawberry Jam

Mo’s Strawberry Jam

Chutney

Chutney

Apple Pie!

Apple Pie!

Package Spotlight – Oh My Pie!

peaches from orchard share. aug 2010

We organize the shares offered at Southside  CSA into packages. This helps us volunteers keep things organized while meeting our farmer’s sales needs. The earlier you sign up, the more likely you are to get whatever type of package your heart desires. We have crafted a big variety of packages — Full Share Packages & Mixed Full -Half Share Packages & Half Share Packages. We tried to make that list complete BUT if you don’t see the combo that fits your needs, let us know what you would like to purchase. At this point we can pretty much put together any type of combination.

Orchard Share - Aug 11, 2010

Orchard Share – Aug 11, 2010

Farm Fresh Eggs

Farm Fresh Eggs

 

 

 

 

 

 

This year we have designed the perfect share for those of you who love to support your local farmers but don’t really spend a lot of time cooking up dinners – the OH MY PIE! share. This baker’s combo of the NY Orchard Share & Egg share is the perfect union for those who like to bust out those peach pies, plum cobblers, and egg custards. Of course, you don’t have to be Martha Stewart to rock the Oh MY PIE share. This is also a great purchase for those who like to start their days with a breakfast of local fruits and eggs. Purchase some of our Circle C Maple Syrup and you have the makings of the most perfect Sunday Brunch! Hello apple-cardomon pancakes smothered in maple syrup. Just imagine all the morning glory you can create with your share of local fruits and eggs…

Check out our upcoming events and sign up for the Southside CSA right away!

mimomex eggs, sunny!

local eggs, sunny!

My Oh My Pie!

My Oh My Pie!

NY Orchard Share

NY Orchard Share

Broken Stove Beer Tasting Club Summer Extension

DRINK LOCAL!

DRINK LOCAL!

HUZZAH! Those Summer BBQ’s are gonna have a little more local flavor thanks to the Summer extension of the Broken Stove Beer Tasting Club!

Our brewer has announced a 4 month Summer membership. For just $65 you can get in on the local, homebrew magic. Beer doesn’t get more craft or local than this — unless you do it yourself! Spots are limited so act fast and claim your spot today.

Details – 

Each month, you will receive 3 varieties of beer in your share.  James will be brewing up Pale Ales, a Gosse, an English Brown, 3 different Belgians, and Summer Ales. A booklet will be provided to each member to record tasting notes. For the foodies in the house, we will post a write up about each beer flavor so you can play and pair your monthly beers for an amazing culinary experience.

The Club will have a session once per month from June through September.  (Technically, July will be a double month with 6 varieties arriving with no beer delivery in August)

Members pick up their beers on the following dates

  • Sun June 22
  • Sun July 27
  • AUG – NO PICK UP
  • Sun Sept 21

Email asap to join up. Limited membership! For more info on our brewer check out the TASTING CLUB post

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Sign Up Events for April

pic by alison buenviajeOOooOOh La La! Our start date is officially less than one month away!!
Looking forward to asparagus!!!!
Have no fear, there is still time to sign up for 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.

Upcoming Sign-Up Events – 

We try to schedule 1-2 people every half hour. Email us with your preferred date and time and i will respond with a confirmation or alternate openings.

Available Appointments:

  • Wed April 9: 5-630pm
  • Sat April 12 3-6pm
  • Mon April 14 5-8pm
  • Tues April 15 – appointments available during the Winter Share distribution
  • Wed April 16 5-8pm
  • Sat April 19 5-8pm CANCELLED
  • Mon April 21 5-8pm
  • Th April 24 5-8pm
  • Sat April 26 3-8pm
If you are having a hard time making these times work with your schedule, please let me know and we will see what we can work out.

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
pic by Kate Novack

 

Sign Up Events for March 22 – 29

CSAAfter

Want to stock your kitchen with local fruits & vegetables?

Want to eat more local veg this Spring/Summer/Fall?

Southside CSA has a multitude of packages, something for every household – big or small, for every cooker – novice or expert .

Sign up now before shares start to sell out!

Sign Up Appointments – 

We try to schedule 1-2 people every half hour. Email us with your preferred date and time and you will receive a confirmation or alternate openings. Check the SIGN UP page for more detailed information on the sign-up appointments and browse the blog for details on our share types, packages, farms, and volunteer requirements.

Sign ups are now open to new members. Email today for an appointment.

Upcoming Appointments – 

  • Sat 22 @ 430 & 530
  • Mon 24 @ 5 & 530 & 7 & 730 & 8pm
  • Wed 26 @ 5 & 530 & 6 & 630 & 7 & 730 & 8pm
  • Sat 29 @ 3 & 330 & 4 & 430 & 5 & 530 & 6pm

pic by ryan kuonen

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