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WSCSA Winter Pickup #4 - Tuesday, February 12

Posted 2/11/2019 7:08pm by Core Committee.


This week we can expect the following winter produce, along with other meat, dairy, and pantry items.

  • Carrots
  • Rutabaga
  • Potatoes
  • Sunchokes
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Turnips
  • Radishes
  • Beets


Polenta with Braised Root Vegetables

braised root vegetables

This recipe can be made with any root vegetables, and braising gives you a soft deeply flavored vegetable without too much fuss.  

Get the recipe here.



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Hi Members,

We're looking forward to another great produce delivery this week! We need volunteers in the 4:30-6:30pm slot this week. Please sign up or stop by if you can help out. Also, please remember that we amended the first volunteer shift to start at 2:00pm. If you haven't signed up for your volunteer shift for the winter season yet, be sure to do so here

Summer/Fall Registration 2019

Our registration is now open for summer and fall 2019Distribution will be once a week, beginning in June and running until late October or early November. We expect to continue with Tuesday evening pick-ups from 4pm-8pm in our same location at St. Mark's Church on the Bowery. 

For more information about our policies, including summer work shift requirements, please view our Summer 2019 Member Agreement
  • Very Early Bird Discount: $400.00 - payment due by 2/17
  • Early Bird Discount: $420.00 - payment due by 3/17 
  • On-Time Bird: $450.00 - payment due by 4/28

Sign up now for a summer and fall CSA share!

The WSCSA Core Committee  


The Murky Ethics of the Ugly-Produce Business

One of the most popularly cited problems in the food industry is the amount of produce that goes entirely unconsumed in the developed world. By some estimations, it’s more than half. To combat that, a new class of for-profit start-ups has emerged: ugly-produce boxes. Companies like Misfits Market, Imperfect Produce, and Hungry Harvest aim to fill the logistical gaps and provide new markets for growers by buying up farmers’ “ugly” or excess produce and shipping it directly to your doorstep, often by subscription. 

But not everyone is buying it: Food-justice advocates argue that profit-based solutions are unequipped to do battle against food inequality, and that even well-meaning companies could do real harm to community organizations. Depending on who you ask, ugly produce is either the salvation or destruction of America’s food system.

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!


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