What’s Cooking? BEET HUMMUS by Selby-Slusher

Beets from the July 4th pick-up

Three of us split a share at CSA and with all the beautiful beets we got this past week we were looking for a really nice recipe that was light enough for this hot summer weather and could be picnic friendly!  In the colder months we’ve tried out some beets with pasta and other hearty dishes, but we thought that this recipe for beet hummus was delicious and perfect for July.  It was fairly easy to make (make sure you have a food processor!) and required ingredients that we have from CSA and can also be picked up at the local market.  Here’s what we did to make a perfect 4th of July Picnic-Ready beet treat. Continue reading

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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Southside CSA’s Governors Island & Urban Farm Bike Ride

Governors Island & Urban Farm Bike Ride. Sun July 25th

Group Bike Ride. Sunday July 25, 2010.

Meet @ 9am in front of The Woods, 48 South 4th Street, Williamsburg.

Please RSVP by July 19th to Alyssa at alyssa.lorraine@gmail.com.

We will leave the Woods @ 9:15, riding to the Downtown Brooklyn waterfront, catching the first ferry to the island at 10 am from the Pier 6/Atlantic Avenue ferry station. Its free! Continue reading