Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Parkchester Communtiy Support Agriculture: Food Co-op Shares Currently Available

Here is an e-mail sent by a community activists advocating for a food co-op, right in Parkchester. If you’re looking for a natural food source please do review the information sent. Kudos to everyone making this venture possible.



Parkchester CSA Sign-up Is Now In Progress!

Community Support Agriculture - CSA - is a great way to way to buy local, seasonal produce from a local farmer and help a small farm stay in business.
Becoming a member of Parckester CSA means you’re purchasing a “share” of the vegetable harvest from the W. Rogowski Farm, in the Black Dirt region of Pine Island in Orange County, NY. You will receive each week for 23 weeks from our farmer a variety of Certified Naturally Grown vegetables (usually 7-10 different types).
Distribution will happen every Saturday from June 16 to November 17 2012 from 10 am to 12 pm at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1891 McGraw Ave. in Parkchester. The cost is $435 for the 23-week season, with split shares available for those who would like to split a share with a friend. This price includes a 10 dollar admin fee to be collected on the start date of the CSA.

Please contact us at parkchestercsa@gmail.com with questions and/or to receive an application and visit http://parkchestercsa.blogspot.com/

Fresh, Locally Grown Vegetables
From the Farm to Your Table
Join Parkchester CSA

WHAT IS CSA? Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a great way to buy local, seasonal produce directly from a local farmer.

HOW DOES IT WORK? Purchase a “share” in a farm and receive a variety of Certified Naturally Grown vegetables weekly during a 23-week season.


Pesticide-Free Vegetable Share
June to November
A variety of seasonal vegetables weekly:
including onions, leeks, potatoes, lettuces, tomatoes, tomatillos, beets, bok choy, squashes, radishes, quelites, carrots

$435 for 23 weeks

** shares may be split with a friend
**fnancial assistance available


Saturdays, 10am – 12pm
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church
1891 McGraw Avenue
(at McGraw Ave & Virginia Ave)

To SIGN UP or for more information, please visit: http://parkchestercsa.blogspot.com
email: parkchestercsa@gmail.com
or Find Us on Facebook

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