Learn more about Hellgate CSA

Membership for the 2015 season is closed

You can learn more about the Hellgate CSA by exploring our web site. 

  • What is the Lewis Waite farm, and why do I keep hearing about it?
    Find out here.
  • Why the the CSA called Hellgate?
    The answer to this very good question is here.
  • These shares are so big and/or full of produce that I'm not familiar with--I have no idea what to do with this stuff!
    Visit our blog and get recipes weekly.
  • This Farmer Bill--he seems nice and knows everything about vegetables. I woud love to hear more from him.
    Okay, then, go here, and check back monthly for more updates from the Green Thumb farm.
  • I can't believe membership is closed! Is there anything I can do?
    Yes, there is! Sign up for the wait list and you'll probably hear from us next spring.
Happy summer!  


What is the Hellgate CSA?

Hellgate CSA is a community-supported agriculture program in the Ditmars area of Astoria. Learn more about us!

How can I join?

We open membership in the Spring, and memberships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up on our waitlist to be notified when a slot is available.

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Join us for Fireworks!

Astoria Park Great Lawn
7:30 - 9pm
Come and enjoy Astoria's Independence Celebration with live music from
West Point Band, a spectacular fireworks show and fellowship with your
fellow CSA and Astoria community. Arrive early with your blankets and
picnic dinner and enjoy a spectacular show you won't want to miss!

Strawberry Chia Muffins

Are you drowning in strawberries yet? Or, better question, do you really mind? If you're looking for something to do with some of those strawberries aside from just eating them, here's a nice and filling muffin recipe to start your day off with their sweet and sunny flavor.

Strawberry Chia Muffins


2 cups flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

1 egg

¾ to 1 scant cup of sugar (depends on your strawberry ripeness)

1 teaspoon vanilla

⅓ cup coconut oil, melted and cooled

1½ cups diced strawberries