Greenpoint-Williamsburg Community Supported Agriculture Returns in June

Greenpoint-Williamsburg CSA food distribution at McCarren Park

The Greenpoint-Williamsburg CSA (which stands for community supported agriculture) is now accepting orders for their weekly and bi-weekly fresh produce pickup starting again in June.

Functioning as a volunteer-run organization, the GWCSA works to build relationships with local farmers to bring seasonal produce to the neighborhood. A typical summer brings approximately 300 sign-ups according to volunteer and core member Lydia Rockett, and the first distribution of the summer is scheduled for Wednesday, June 10th.

 

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The produce comes from the Garden of Eve farm in Long Island, and in a push to include more North Brooklyn-based food purveyors, businesses such as Acme Smoked Fish are now participating in the GWCSA.

Weekly pickup options available via GWCSA.

Summer 2020 prices range from $28.55 per weekly vegetable pickup to $58.34 for the ‘Vegeholic’ bi-weekly share; options for flowers and eggs are also available.

Pickups are available twice per week; Wednesdays at The Breakers (307 Meeker Ave.) from 6:30pm – 8pm and Saturdays at McCarren Park near the dog run from 9:30am – 12pm.

There are also low-income plans that are available including discounts to members that receive public assistance with up to 50% off along with a membership fee waiver.

 

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Anyone who is interested in volunteering for distribution or soup kitchen delivery shifts can find information on the signup process and available shifts here.

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