Winter shares will be delivered Thurs May 2, Sat May 4 and Sun May 5. This will be your last share, unless you've signed up for SUMMER SHARE SEASON!
Still time to do so - sign up at https://csa.farmigo.com/join/gardenofevefarm. The Summer Season starts June 12/15/16. We can also sign you up in person at the farm!
PLANT SHARE PICK UPS ARE THIS WEEK/END. If you purchased a plant share, make sure you get your plants at pick up! If you have not yet specified your "Collection Choice", we'll be emailing you today to get your selection - please get back to us ASAP! thank you. To see the PLANT SHARE choices, click HERE and scroll to bottom of page.
Our Farm Market is now open for the season, 10am,-6pm, the U-pick tulip field is in full bloom and will be through this coming weekend May 4-5!
If you are at a pickup and confused or can't find the location, please call us at 631-722-8777 PICKUP DIRECTIONS ARE AT THE END OF THIS EMAIL, for all sites.
FARM NEWS: A busy busy April on the farm is ending... we welcomed 6 new and 1 returning international trainees, this year we have staff from Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe, and Brazil. They are getting used to the cold and to the USA! We planted potatoes, acres and acres of onions, received 800 new laying hens, raised 200 araucana (blue-egg-laying) chicks, welcomed our first piglets we've ever had... the greenhouses are full and added attractions to the Fun Fields!
UPCOMING EVENTS ON THE FARM: May 4-5, Baby Animal weekend with Tulips! Baby Animal Days, 10am-6pm. Visit our baby farm animals, including lambs, bunnies, chicks, goats, and pigs. Family Fun Fields & hayride.
May 11-12, Baby Animal Days, 10am-6pm.
May 25-27, June 1-2, June 8-9, June 15-16, 22-23: STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Seasonal weather permitting, our U-pick Strawberry patch will be open, Make sure to check status of picking by phone at 631-722-8777.
Please do remember to bring your own bags, there are a few of our sites which don’t have storage space unfortunately, but if you can return the silver freezer bags (if you get meat) or white bags (if you don’t use them yourself) we appreciate that.
For those who subscribed to the following options (not available at all sites):
FRUIT SHARE: organic strawberries, 2 boxes AND 2 stalks new spring rhubarb!
MEAT SHARE: various pork cuts from NYS grassfed animals, direct from the farmer.
CHEESE SHARE:Goodale Farms in Aquebogue (down the road from us), their delicious FETA cheese AND lavender-honey soft cow cheese, AND one additional item
BREAD SHARE: "Landbrot Sauerkraut", a dark wheat sourdough made with real fermented Sauerkraut!
BEER SHARE: Stout
FUTURE PICK UP DATES: this is the LAST winter share!
PICKUP LOCATIONS AND TIMES:
Upper West Side (Saturday 10:30am-12 pm At Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100th Street, on 100th btw Amsterdam and Columbus. Downstairs basement door and ring bell for entry. Site host is Anne-Lise (646)884-4020
Bay Ridge (Saturday, 11am-12:30pm): Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church (corner of 80th Street and 4th Ave) 414 80th Street. Bring your own bags. Coordinator: Christine Kahaly (201)232-4811. ·
Brooklyn Heights (Sat approx 10am-12pm): 50 Monroe Pl, First Unitarian Congregational Church ·
Bushwick (Saturday, 9 am – 11:30 am: NO LATE PICK UPS): 234 Starr Street. 234 Starr Street, between Irving and Wyckoff Aves. It is the catering kitchen of Nick Rubino, CSA member, and his business Square Meals (www.sqmeals.com). Black exterior Door has no sign but will be open, shares ahead of you in hall at the back of the building. Call (646) 338-3535 if door is not open. 1/2 block from Jefferson stop on the L Train
Bed-Stuy: At Grandchamps Restaurant, on 197 Patchen st., NOTE LATER PICK UP TIME CHANGE: 11am-1pm. owner is Sabrina. www.grandchamps.nyc, 718-484-4880. ·
Williamsburg, Brooklyn near McCarren Park Farmers Market (9am-1pm, Satrurdays). at our usual CSA location next to the dog run. Go to our market stand if you can’t find us. ·
Carroll Gardens: At Jesus & Mary & St Stephen Roman Catholic Church, 108 Carroll St (Sat, 10am-11:30 am).Pick up in RECTORY HALL is adjacent to 108 Carroll St,. It is a basement step-down to the right of the rectory (main church). Please DO NOT ring rectory (Church) Doorbell. Site host; Karma Martell, parishioner. 917-560-8162.
Kensington Windsor Terrace at “Sumner’s Luncheonette”, formerly Brooklyn Commune Restaurant (Sat, 601 Greenwood Ave, 10am-12pm)
Glendale (Glendale Community Garden, 8am-9:30 am), corner of 88th Street and 7th Avenue, 74-10 88th St.
Forest Hills at the Forest Hills Farmers Market SUNDAYS, 9 am -1 pm, on the South Side of Queens Boulevard x 70th St, in front of the Forest Hills Jewish Center. https://www.grownyc.org/greenmarket/queens/forest-hills,
· Kew Gardens SUNDAY (Kew Gardens Cinema Park, 8105 Lefferts Blvd (actually around corner on Austin St, 9:30am-11:30 am), during bad weather please try to come as early as possible! Site Host is Lauren Hay, 917-202-5563, firstname.lastname@example.org in a pinch
· Roslyn, Long Island, Sid Jacobson JCC, East Hills, pick up from the front desk area (THURS 3-7 pm)
· At the Riverhead Farm (4558 Sound Ave, any time Saturday or Sunday). SELF-SERVICE. The Farmstand will be CLOSED and you have to walk around to the right and go into the back, the shares will be boxed in the "cooler area" behind the farmstand. Bring your own bags to transfer the vegetables, and leave the box at the farm. We recommend coming during daylight hours, or bring flashlight.
· Bayport: Bayport Flower House, 940 Montauk Highway, Bayport. (THURS 1pm-6pm & FRI 8 am-6 pm )
· Mt Sinai: Land and Sea Fish Market, 524 Rt 25A, Mt Sinai (Thurs 1pm-7:30 pm)
· Stony Brook: Made To Move Tennis & Wellness, 5 South Jersey Ave (just off Rt 25A), East Setauket (Thurs 2pm-8pm)
If you are at a pickup and confused or can't find the location, please call us at 631-722-8777 x 5
THANKS FOR SUPPORTING OUR FARM!
Chris and Eve
Garden of Eve www.gardenofevefarm.com