On Sale Now! 2010 Winter Shares

Although the dark days of Winter are still far on the horizon, it’s time to think about stocking up on the bountiful harvest. Here at the Southside CSA, it is time to sign up for the Winter Share. We are super stoked to be doing the Winter Share again with Winter Sun Farms. For more information about the farm, the mission, and the produce check out the blog post from last year, “Winter Share”. This year, we will also be offering a MimoMex Egg share running through the entire Winter & Spring. Distribution will be at the Woods from 630pm – 9pm on select Tuesdays (typically the 1st or 2nd Tuesday of the month/ Specific dates should be available within the next couple weeks).

Fresh greens in Feb is so fab...

2010 Winter Share

The Winter Share is different and similar from our Harvest Season Share. Both are great economical ways to get high quality, fresh, healthy produce; both are 100% local, grown from the fertile Hudson Valley & Upstate farms; both are based on the idea of supporting small farms with upfront capital and supporting the whole damn project with volunteer hours. However, the Winter Share has distributions MONTHLY (not weekly) and consists of produce frozen during the height harvest times.

  • What is in a Winter Share? A share typically consists of 7 items. 6 of these items tend to be frozen; 1 item is either fresh micro-greens or a root crop, like carrots or potatoes. There are 4 monthly distributions — Dec, Jan, Feb & March — with the possibility of purchasing a 5th month, April. Each month the share items vary, rotating between the various crops frozen from the farms of NY. Each package comes labeled with the name of the fruit or vegetable & name of the farm. Things that will fill your freezer: heirloom tomatoes, mixes of diced red, green, & yellow peppers, whole raspberries, whole blueberries, broccoli florets, sweet corn, green beans, butternut squash puree, fall greens mix & edamame to name a few.
  • How much does a Winter Share cost? The base cost of a Winter Share is $128; there is an admin fee & additional costs for eggs and extras.
  • How many people will a Winter Share feed? A single Winter Share is not meant to feed a house all Winter; it is meant to help keep your Brooklyn kitchen connected with a local food source. A typical share can be used to supplement 3-4 meals; Of course, it all really depends on how you cook.
  • Can you buy more than 1 base share per household? Of course! Our household found the Winter Share to be such a great boost in our Winter cooking repertoire that we will be buying several.

winter berries on the plate

Cost

  • Winter Share = $128
  • Add April = $32
  • Admin = $20 per share family

2010 MimoMex Winter Egg Share

Purchase farm fresh eggs to supplement your Winter Share. The Egg share will run for 6 months, Dec through May with choices of 1,2,3, or 4 dozen eggs per month.

  • 1 dozen per month = $24 (@4 per dozen)
  • 2 dozen per month = $48 (@4 per dozen)
  • 3 dozen per month = $72  (@4 per dozen)
  • 4 dozen per month = $96 (@ 4 per dozen)

Total Costs of Various Popular Combos:

  • 1 Winter Share + Admin = $148
  • 1 Winter Share + April + Admin = $180
  • 1 Winter Share + April + 1 dozen Eggs + Admin = $204
  • 1 Winter Share + April + 2 dozen Eggs + Admin = $228
  • 1 Winter Share + April + 3 dozen Eggs + Admin = $252
  • 1 Winter Share + April + 4 dozen Eggs + Admin = $276
  • 2 Winter Shares + Admin = $276
  • 2 Winter Shares + 2 April + Admin = $340
  • 2 Winter Shares + 2 April + 1 dozen Eggs + Admin = $364
  • 2 Winter Shares + 2 April + 2 dozen Eggs + Admin = $388
  • 2 Winter Shares + 2 April + 3 dozen Eggs + Admin = $412
  • 2 Winter Shares + 2 April + 4 dozen Eggs + Admin = $436

MimoMex eggs will light up your Winter kitchen

Winter Shares are ON SALE NOW to current members; Sign up @ distribution [Mon Sept 6, Sept 13, Sept 20, & Sept 27th]

New members may sign up starting Mon Sept 13th.

Each share family will have to complete a volunteer shift at distribution or the soup kitchen. Sign ups for volunteer shifts will happen via email once total #’s are finalized.

From Local Fields to Brooklyn Freezers...

3 Responses

  1. Hi,

    I’m not a current member but I’m interested in the Winter Share. Is it possible to find out more information? Are shares still available? Let me know! Thanks!

    -Gabriela

  2. Hi – I’m also not a current member but I’m interested in the Winter Share. Are shares still available? How can I get in touch with you?
    Thanks so much,
    Jona

    • email us (southsidecsa@gmail.com) and we can set up an appt at one of our next distributions (oct 18 0r oct 25)

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