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WSCSA - Tuesday Nov 7 - Last Fall Pickup!

Posted 11/6/2017 7:51pm by Core Committee.

WHAT'S COMING

Here's what to expect:

  • Carrots
  • Hakurei Turnips
  • Potatoes
  • Onions
  • Lettuce
  • Winter Squash
  • Peppers
  • Ginger
  • Fennel

Fruit share:

  • Empire Apples
  • Gold Supreme Apples
  • Red Delicious Apples
  • Lady Apples
You heard it right, 4 types of apples! It will be a heavy load, so be sure to bring extra bags.

WEEKLY RECIPE INSPIRATION

Roasted Carrots and Red Onions with Fennel and Mint

roasted veggies

The vinaigrette on this roasted veggie dish really helps the flavors meld nicely. Plus the flavors of these veggies transform once brown and tender.


SHARE THE LOVE!

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WSCSA NEWS AND UPDATES

Hi Members,  

It's our final pickup of the year! We've completed another great season of supporting our local farmers. It's been great getting to know everyone, and we're looking forward to seeing you this winter or next spring! Be sure to sign up for our general mailing list to hear about future seasons and events. 

If you still need to complete a volunteer shift, we're in need of one more volunteer this week in the 3:45 to 5:45 time slot. Email us if you can assist! 

THANKSGIVING MARKET DAY
Stock up on all your Thanksgiving needs! For this year's Thanksgiving Market Day, we are offering turkeys, flour, butter, and many other thanksgiving essentials from a variety of local farms. You do not need to be a member of winter season to participate in Market Day. 

Orders and payments are due by November 10, 2017Pickup will occur during the winter share pick up at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, between 4:00 - 8:00 pm.


THIS WEEK IN FOOD NEWS

IFC practices

These farmers are building a minimal-pesticide future.

Many farming practices are talked about in the food media, but one phrase is often overlooked: integrated pest management. IPM is a tool that enables farmers to take better care of their land and their livelihoods.

It focuses on long-term prevention of pests or their damage by managing the ecosystem as a whole. If IPM principles can be embraced on a widespread scale, we’d see a food production system that would measure up as having a far lighter load on the environment than if certified organic agriculture were adopted to the same scale.

Cheers,
The WSCSA Core Committee 


If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback, please don't hesitate to let us know by emailing us at info@washingtonsquarecsa.com!

 

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