Winter CSA in Gowanus Brooklyn

From late November through early February, members of the Full Plate’s Brooklyn Winter CSA can pick up a pre-packed 1/2-bushel box of veggies at the Build It Green! NYC warehouse in Gowanus.

A typical share will consist of the following certified organic vegetables from our farms near Ithaca, NY: 2 lbs potatoes, 2 lbs carrots, 2 lbs onions, 2 lbs other root vegetables, 2 bunches of cooking greens, 2-3 items such as winter squash, cabbage, kohlrabi, napa cabbage, and one farmer’s treat such as fresh salad mix, baby spinach, pickled vegetables, apples, or frozen green beans.

They have a flexible pick up window and shares are kept fresh in a re-purposed cooler. Shares will be delivered every other week for pick-up anytime during business hours between midday Thursday and 5pm Monday. The 2012-13 pick-up dates are: Nov. 29, Dec 13, (break for the holidays), Jan. 3, Jan. 17, Jan 31, and Feb. 14.

Where: Build It Green! NYC, 69 9th St. Brooklyn, NY
When: Every other Thursday’s, November – February
How Much: $200 for 6 boxes of organic produce
To sign up: Please visit our website or call our coordinator Sara for more information. (607) 379 – 2866

The Full Plate Farm Collective has been working together for over 8 years to bring high quality, organic, and biodynamic vegetables to 500 households in the Ithaca area. This past year they shared the taste of the Finger Lakes with Brooklyn. The winter share will include a wide variety of certified organic and biodynamic Members will also enjoy a weekly newsletter, filled with information about the veggies in your box, recipe ideas, and news from the farmers.

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