Weekly Links

Southside Garden. pic by chiquitapoquita @ flickr.com

Farm Tour, Picnic & Bike Ride round Governor’s Island

Sunday July 25th was our CSA sponsored Bike Ride & Picnic @ Governor’s Island. Organized by Alyssa, we met up on our bikes @ the Woods and pedaled over to the free ferry from Brooklyn Bridge Park.  It was a scorcher but the iced coffees and ocean breezes made it a great escape from the hot city streets…

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Week #9 – Aug 9 [A week]

Another hot week in NYC; another amazing distribution filled with fabulous MimoMex produce and gorgeous Greig Farm berries. The lack of rain has done a bit of damage to the bountiful Blackberry harvest that our early Spring had promised. C’est la vie on the farm, eh! This week there was no taco stand which had a lot of us pairing our drinks with our plums, berries, & eggplant! Continue reading

Member Diary #8 — Kathleen M.

Zucchini bread: I received two pounds of zucchinis in my last share, so I decided to bake cinnamon zucchini bread on a day when it wasn’t a thousand degrees outside. Continue reading

Week #7 & #8 — July 26[A] & Aug 2[B] Distributions

James & the Giant Beet

Hola folks. Another great couple of weeks for the Southside CSA.

All the shares are rocking as the Harvest season steams along and the farmers are busy busy busy in the field! Thankfully the farmers got a bit of relief from the heat with some much needed rain–although not enough to save the blackberry harvest. We saw some new things in the Veg share–yeah peppers! yeah corn! yeah chives! Continue reading

Member Diary #7 – Jen Ward

The best part of joining Southside CSA (I am a second year) was how it inspired me to cook again. I cooked a ton last summer. It’s so thrilling to come up with creative ways to use the share. My stacks of recipes and cookbooks are finally put to the test.
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