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WSCSA Summer Pickup #12 - Tuesday August 28

Posted 8/27/2018 7:53pm by Core Committee.

WHAT'S COMING

These veggies will be on the truck tomorrow:

  • Soy Beans
  • Tomatoes
  • Celery
  • Carrots 
  • Potatoes 
  • Peppers
  • Eggplants
  • Watermelon
Fruit Share: 
  • Donut Peaches
  • Italian Plums
  • Apples

WEEKLY RECIPE INSPIRATION

Tomato and Watermelon Salad

tomato watermelon salad

It's another 85 degree week in the city, so I'm looking out for easy cooling dishes to make with our CSA. This watermelon tomato salad seems perfect! 


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WSCSA NEWS AND UPDATES

Hi Members,

We're looking for additional volunteers this week in the 2-4pm and 6-8:30pm slots. Stop by and help out if you can. Also, if you haven't had a chance to sign up for your volunteer shifts yet, be sure to do so here. All summer members must complete 2 shifts! 

Also, if you have the cheese add-on, there was a delay with the shipment and your cheese will arrive next week! 

Cheers,
The WSCSA Core Committee  


THIS WEEK IN FOOD NEWS

bees

No news from the farm this week, so here's an enlightening article about how farms are strategizing against bee losses: 

Plan Bee: The Rise of Alternative Pollinators

The honeybee has been the dominant pollinator for decades but is now is threatened by pesticides, pathogens, parasites and poor nutrition. 
 
Last year, beekeepers in the United States lost an estimated 40 percent of their managed honeybee colonies, so many commercial agricultural operations around the United States are considering pollination with alternative bee species now that the honeybee is beset by problems.

Read more here.


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

 

WSCSA Winter Pickup #1 - Tuesday, November 20November 19th, 2018

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Welcome to Washington Square CSA's 2018-2019 Winter Season! November 14th, 2018

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Washington Square CSA - Winter 2018-2019 Registration Closes Today!November 8th, 2018

Today is the last day to register for Washington Square CSA's Winter Share! Winter 2018-2019 will continue with Tuesday evening pick-ups from 4pm-8pm in our same location at St. Mark's