WINTER SEASON 2021-22
The Riverdale Winter CSA is celebrating its 10th season. The pickup location is Riverdale Neighborhood House at 5521 Mosholu Ave. Pickups are monthly, always on a Saturday, at 10:15-11:45 a.m., from November through May. The Riverdale Winter CSA includes two options: a 4-month fresh fruit/vegetable share from Windflower Farm, and 7 months of Lewis Waite Farm Cooperative preorders. Specific information about each option is explained below.
Windflower Farm (Farmer: Ted Blomgren)
Fresh Food Share: Windflower Farm provides 4 months of organically grown fresh greenhouse greens and a variety of stored vegetables plus locally produced apples and cider from November through February.
Share Cost: $208
You can also purchase optional egg shares and maple shares. Information can be found on the registration link below.
To register for Windflower share options, go to: https://windflowerfarm.wufoo.com/forms/windflower-farms-20212022-winter-share
Lewis Waite Farm Cooperative (Farmer: Nancy and Allen Brown)
Delivery Dates: Nov 20, Dec 11, Jan 8, Feb 5. (March-May dates TBA)Lewis Waite Farm provides the opportunity for shareholders to preorder all types of meat and poultry, baked goods, dried legumes, spices, honey, eggs, dairy products, and other items. Specific products and farm information can be viewed on the website: http://csalewiswaitefarm.com/
Cost: Members preorder and pay shortly before they receive their products. There is a $4 delivery fee for orders picked up at the site. It is also possible to order at any time for delivery to your home, for which a $15 shipping fee applies. [EBT approval is pending.]
Instructions on how to join can be found at http://csalewiswaitefarm.com/
ADDITIONAL MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION:
1. You must be able to pick up your share or make arrangements for your shares to be picked up for you during the hours of 10:15-11:45. The CSA is not responsible for food that is not picked up during these hours, and we are unable to donate the food if it is not picked up.
2. Everyone who joins the Winter CSA except for Riverdale Core Committee members must complete one 1-hour volunteer shift during the season.