Week #11 – July 11th [Aweek]

MimoMex greens errupting from a member's backpack

It was a scorcher on Monday but with the a cool breeze kicking off the East River, the refreshing frozen margaritas,  and  the cranking A/C, the Woods was once again an oasis of chill relaxation, terrific tacos, and local goodies during our weekly distribution. It was our first distribution in weeks without Stella. Our little CSA mascot has grown up to be ” too goat-like” to make the trip into Brooklyn anymore. Her love of blueberries drives her mad and she insists on grazing (which involves her standing on top of the shares…) on our buckets of blueberries during the drive down. For those who are gonna miss our little gal, a quick visit to Red Hook is in order!

Blueberries by Norman Greig

Checking that listage!

MimoMex Vegetable Share

  • 1 1/2 lbs of Summer Squash
  • 1 bunch of Beets
  • 1 bunch of Carrots
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 2 Spanish Onions
  • 1 head of Romaine Lettuce
  • 1 bunch of Kale
  • 1 head of Celery
  • 1 bunch of Sage
  • 1 bunch of Lemongrass

Getting your greens in the Southside CSA

Blueberries freshly picked 4 hours ago...

Greig Farm Berry Share

  • 1 qt Blueberries

Blue reigns supreme when Southside CSA is in the house

a bevy of farm fresh eggs

MimoMex Egg Share

  • 1 dozen eggs. your choice of beautiful brown, beige, blue and all other color varieties

eggs & beers, quite the combo in the backyard of the Woods

yeah meat! still time to sign up...

 Northwind Meat Share

  • 1 French Guinea Hen
  • 1 Brisket
  • 1 Pork Chop. Choice of Center Cut or Loin

Volunteers working it!

Big thanks to all our members who came rocked out last night’s distribution. So many helping hands it didnt even feel like work! At the end of the night we gleaned off  carrots to roast for the Greenpoint Soup Kitchen meal on Wednesday and took about 4 crates of vegetables & 1 bucket of blueberries over to the Southside Mission Pantry. As always, we really appreciate all the volunteer muscle that makes this volunteer project work!

Elizabeth's car piled with produce for the food pantry

Summer Squash by MimoMex

get in on the goods! homemade granola by rich & elderflower cordial by fox

Colorful carrots by MimoMex

Picking out a bunch of beets

MimoMex Red Onion

Heavy lifting at the Southside CSA

Celery by MimoMex

Members running the vegetable gauntlet

Herbs by MimoMex. Look for a lemongrass post later...

the colors of Summer

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