FAQ

csa volunteerPick-up times: Thursdays 3:30 – 7:00 PM. Please bring a bag, basket, or box to carry produce home. At 7 p.m. sharp, any items not picked up are collected and donated to Riverdale Senior Services, which provides low-cost or free meals, and on occasion fresh produce, to neighborhood seniors and homebound or low-income frail people.

 Pick-Up Address: Riverdale Neighborhood House, 5521 Mosholu Avenue, Riverdale, NY

 What if I go on vacation? Contact your site coordinator to let them know that a) you’re giving your week’s share to a friend or b) would like the food donated.

 Core Committee: Help lead and chart the future direction of the Riverdale CSA by participating as a member of the Core Committee. The Core Committee facilitates all the “on-site” tasks of the CSA such as managing pick-up and organizing volunteers. The Core Committee also serves as a way for members to give feedback and shape the nature of our particular Hawthorne Valley CSA relationship. Joining and participating in this group also fulfills the volunteer requirement.

Can I split a share?

You can split a share with a friend at pick-up, or alternate weeks. Email us if you would like help finding another potential member looking to split a share.

 Does the CSA/Hawthorne Valley Farm accept the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)?

Not at this time. However, we and  Hawthorne Valley Farm believe that fresh, sustainably grown food is a vital part of creating healthy people, healthy communities and ultimately a healthy society. Please contact Farmer Lucy at Hawthorne Valley Farm, farmadmin@hawthornevalleyfarm.org if the cost of the CSA is a barrier to explore alternative options.

 More info: For more info about Riverdale CSA, please use our contact form or visit us on Facebook.

 

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