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Share Menu - June 14, 2011

Good morning, Members! Below is tomorrow's vegetable and herb share menu. Please remember to bring your bags (and any you may want to donate for your fellow members). Please also remember that distribution is 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, tomorrow.

Vegetable Share

- Strawberries
- Lettuce
- savory
- asparagus
- sugar snap peas

Herb Share

- chives
- mint

Happy Eating, everyone!

Share Menu - June 7, 2011 - FIRST SHARE OF THE SEASON!

Welcome Back Hellgate CSA Members!

This week is Veggie Share only. Here is what you are picking up tomorrow:

Strawberries (one quart)
Oregano
Scallions
Lettuce
Sunchokes (aka Jerusalem artichokes)

Please remember to bring bags with you and if you have extras, bring those to donate for your fellow members. If you have a Meat and Dairy order for tomorrow, please pick that up as well. Happy Eating!

Event: Strawberry Fields Forever!

Strawberry Picking at Green Thumb Farm!

Hellgate community members of all ages are welcome!

Saturday, June 18

The bus leaves at 9:00 am sharp from the parking lot at Astoria Park (roughly 19th Street/24th Road) and returns at about 4:00 pm.

In between, we'll tour the CSA's primary farm, visit their farmstand, enjoy lunch on the lawn, and gorge ourselves on sweet summer strawberries right off the vine.

Please bring a sack lunch.

Suggested donation: $10 per person, $20 per family (2 or more)

We need to know you’re coming!

First Vegetable Pickup--AND PARTY--This Tuesday, June 7!

Welcome to a new year with Hellgate CSA! Our wonderful organic vegetables start coming to us straight from the farm THIS TUESDAY, JUNE 7.

Like every week, pickup will take place 5:30-7:30 pm at Fresh Start Organic Market, 29-13 23rd Avenue, just west of 31st Street. Walk through the store to the patio at the rear. Please remember to bring your own bags!

For our first pickup, we'll have a festive atmosphere with some light refreshments, music, and an opportunity to meet your core group and fellow CSA folks.

Meat and Dairy Order Reminder

Just a reminder that anyone wishing to order Meat and Dairy for June 7th delivery, the deadline is tonight at midnight. Please see the "Meat and Dairy" page on the blog for further details. Among other amazing variety of products and wonderful new things in stock, Nancy reports that they have available from Cayuga Farms, Yellow Popcorn in 1 lb. bags and Lewis Waite has bacon back in stock!

Reminder: Meet the Farmers on Tuesday

Remember to drop by the relaxed atmosphere at local business Mosaic Cafe and meet our vegetable farmer, Bill Halsey of Green Thumb Farm, and other folks who will be providing our organic produce this season. Families welcome. No need to RSVP, but send any questions to HellgateEvents@gmail.com.

Tuesday, May 31
6:30-8:00 pm
Mosaic Cafe and Lounge, 25-19 24th Avenue
directions and other information at mosaicnyc.net/cafe/

Start-of-Season Events!

Hellgate CSA 2011 Events
Save the Dates!

The new season of fabulous organic produce starts soon. Note these dates for three upcoming events as we head into the season--

Meet the Farmers
Drop by the relaxed atmosphere at local business Mosaic Cafe and meet our vegetable farmer, Bill Halsey of Green Thumb Farm, and other folks who will be providing our organic produce this season. Families welcome. No need to RSVP, but send any questions to HellgateEvents@gmail.com.

Last Share Menu of the Season - December 14, 2010

Hello everyone,

Tomorrow is the last share of the season. Additionally, Lewis Waite will be making the December delivery tomorrow. Look for one more article later this week on this blog on how to use your share and make your late season shares last through to the New Year. Thank you all for supporting local farmers and being a part of this organization that brings organic, local good food to you and your neighbors. Happy Holidays and see you next season!

Vegetable Share
- Winter squash
- dried black beans

Share Menu - December 7, 2010

Hello Members,

Tomorrow is the next to last share for the season. Additionally, Wednesday is the deadline for December orders (December 14th) with Lewis Waite Farms. LWF has now gone to Winter delivery schedule, which will be one delivery per month. Please see the Meat and Dairy page on the Hellgate CSA website for further details. Therefore, if you would like to have special treats from LWF during your Christmas and New Year celebrations, you should place your order by Wednesday this week.

Vegetable Share

Share Menu - November 30, 2010

We're getting close to the end of the season, and we'd like to know how your experiences with the CSA were. Please watch your inbox later this week for a survey and help us make your CSA even better next year!

Additionally, please note that the last share is December 14th. There will be one more herb share in December.

Vegetable Share
- white Russian kale
- sweet potatoes
- lettuce
- fennel
- rosemary
 

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