Sign Up for Your Share for the 2013 CSA Season!

Hello Members and Soon-to-Be Members,

The wait is over and it’s now time to start signing up for your CSA share and focus on building our LICCSA community for the 2013 season!

This season we are happy to provide you with 2 convenient ways of purchasing your share online.  If you would like to purchase your share in full using a credit card (No longer available). Please note that if you choose to pay with a credit card, the share prices reflect additional credit card fees.  If you prefer to pay by check or money order or are purchasing a share with your Food Stamp/SNAP benefits, (No longer available).

We like to offer our members as many options as we can, so if you prefer downloading, completing and then mailing in your membership agreement, please go ahead:  Membership Agreement Form 2013

March 7, 2013 at 3:16 pm Leave a comment

ANNOUNCING: The 2013 LIC CSA Season!

Hello Members and Soon-to-Be Members,

It’s our favorite time of the season – the first part when we focus on building our community! That means accepting applications for all our Veggie loving/ CSA sponsoring neighbors in the LIC and Astoria areas .

Share applications for the 2013 season will be on their way soon to your email inbox and will be posted here as well, so be on the look out and check back soon.

This year, distribution will take place between May 29th through October 23rd on Wednesdays, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Hour Children located at 36‐49 11th Street, Long Island City.

Any questions please leave a comment below, or email us at longislandcitycsa@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing returning members and new members on the first week of distribution!

February 14, 2013 at 2:12 pm Leave a comment

Share Information + Weekly News – Week 16

It’s week 16! Here’s what to expect this today:

Veggies:
.5 lb salad mix
1 butternut
1 lb. Onions
1 bunch beets
1 baby bok choy
.5 lb french beans

Fruit:
Pears
Apples

Here are your options for this week’s newsletters (there are quite a few):
LIC CSA E-Newsletter
The Farm at Millers Crossing Newsletter

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.
Enjoy!

Sara and the LIC CSA Volunteers

September 26, 2012 at 11:19 am Leave a comment

Share Information + Weekly News – Week 15

It’s week 15! Here’s what to expect this today:

Veggies:
Rapini, 1 bunch
Radishes, 1 bunch
Peppers, red, 2 fruit
Carrots, 1.5 lbs
Acorn, pieces, 1 fruit
Cauliflower, 1 head
Cherry tomatoes, 1 pint
Tomatoes, 1.5 lbs
Aurgula, bunched, 1 bunch

Here are your options for this week’s newsletters (there are quite a few):
LIC CSA E-Newsletter
The Farm at Millers Crossing Newsletter

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.
Enjoy!

Sara and the LIC CSA Volunteers

September 19, 2012 at 12:02 pm Leave a comment

Share Information + Weekly News – Week 14

It’s week 14! Here’s what to expect this today:

Veggies:
Swiss chard, 1 bunch
Turnips, 1 bunch
Peppers, red, 2 peppers
Tomatoes-heirloom 2 lbs., 2lbs
Potatoes, yellow, 1lb
Pie pumpkin, 1 pumpkin
Tomatoes, Beefstake, 1lb
Salad mix, .5lb

Fruit:
Concord grapes
Apples
Peaches

Here are your options for this week’s newsletters (there are quite a few):
LIC CSA E-Newsletter
LIC CSA Print Newsletter
The Farm at Millers Crossing Newsletter

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.
Enjoy!

Sara and the LIC CSA Volunteers

September 12, 2012 at 8:18 am Leave a comment

Announcing the 2012 – 2013 Winter Share

The LIC CSA and the Farm at Millers Crossing are pleased to announce there will be a 2012-2013 season winter share. Details are below. Download the application.

Extra items will be available for purchase during the winter season as well. Items include eggs, dairy (yogurt and cheese), and coffee. Details on how to pay are on the application. Download the extra items application.

The price for a Full winter share is $250.00, Single Share is $140. The deadline to sign-up is October 17th. Please mail your checks along with your completed application directly to the farm.

The Farm at Miller’s Crossing Katie Smith & Chris Cashen
81 Roxbury Road Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 851-2331
farmatmillerscrossing.com

The share includes six Saturday distributions of pre-boxed seasonal vegetables and frozen summer vegetables for the months of November, December, January and beginning of February.  Please mark your calendars so you don’t forget any of the distribution dates: Saturday Nov. 17th, Dec. 1rd , 15th , Jan 5 & 19, and Feb. 2nd.

Distribution will take place at Hour Children Food Pantry from 11:00pm to 2:00pm on Saturdays. The pantry is located in Long Island City on 11th street between 36th and 37th avenues inside a lot.

The vegetable share will include 6-10 lbs. of storage vegetables and up to 1-3 packages of frozen vegetables, with other fresh vegetables as weather allows. The vegetables will be washed and free of excessive mud and dirt, and pre-boxed for your convenience. Our own vegetables have been frozen by Farm to Table in their freezing facility.

The philosophy behind Community Supported Agriculture is one of shared risk; farmers and consumers share the risk of crop failure as well as the bounty of the harvest. In this sense CSA is not a co-op. Shareholders support the farm and farmer through an “up-front” payment, which allows the farmer to avoid borrowing money, which is often necessary due to expenses without production income. In return for this investment the farmer manages the farm to provide you with a diverse distribution of the highest quality seasonal produce.

September 11, 2012 at 9:07 pm 5 comments

Share Information + Weekly News – Week 13

It’s week 13! Here’s what to expect this today:

Veggies:
Red Cabbage, 1 head
Soybeans, Edamame, 1 bunch
Tomatoes-heirloom mixed, 2 lbs
Carrots, 1lb
Acorn, 1 fruit
Tomatoes, beefstake, 1 lb
Head lettuce, 1 head
Garlic, 2 heads

Here are your options for this week’s newsletters (there are quite a few):
LIC CSA E-Newsletter
LIC CSA Print Newsletter
The Farm at Millers Crossing Newsletter

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.
Enjoy!

Sara and the LIC CSA Volunteers

September 5, 2012 at 8:20 am Leave a comment

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