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WSCSA Summer Pickup #10 - Tuesday August 14

Posted 8/13/2018 8:05pm by Core Committee.

WHAT'S COMING

These veggies will be on the truck tomorrow:

  • Tomatillos
  • Beets
  • Artichokes
  • Cabbage
  • Melon
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
Fruit Share: 
  • Doughnut Peaches
  • Red Plums
  • Apricots

WEEKLY RECIPE INSPIRATION

Tomato and Cabbage Tabbouleh

tomato cabbage tabbouleh

You can never have enough cold or room temperature salads in this humid NYC summer heat. Here's a simple tabbouleh salad that uses cabbage (which we've gotten plenty of this summer!)


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WSCSA NEWS AND UPDATES

Hi Members,

Our fall registration is now open! Our shares include the fall season, but if you know of anyone who is looking to join the CSA, please direct them to our website to sign up. Pickup starts September 11, runs for 9 weeks and costs $185. And, if you missed out on a weekly fruit share this summer and want to add one for the 9 week fall season, you can do so at our returning member page. Payment is due Friday, August 24. 

Also, if you haven't had a chance to sign up for a volunteer shift yet, be sure to do so here

Don't forget that we now have a Yelp page and would love for you to leave us a positive review if you're enjoying the season so far! 

https://www.yelp.com/biz/washington-square-csa-new-york

Cheers,
The WSCSA Core Committee  


NEWS FROM THE FARM

lettuce

We are holding in a summer pattern more resembling what we used to see when we first moved here. Threats of thunderstorms every day and warm humid days and nights.

Weekly Dr. Michael Mazourek and his staff visit our farm to check in on experiments going on at the farm. We are growing cucumbers with the hope that we will bread a tasty cucumber that can withstand the fall assault from downy mildew which is usually a sure sign of the death of cucumber plants. Next week we have a production crew that will film on farm to promote some of the breeding work done. 

We would like to entertain questions from CSA members that we can answer in our future newsletters. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. 

(Editor's note: if you have any questions for Zaid and the team, email us at info@washingtonquarecsa.com and we'll share them!)

Thanks,
Norwich Meadows Farm


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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