TODAY: Meet the Farmer & Sign up for 2018

Our annual Meet the Farmer Event is TODAY!  We invite you to meet Farmers Will and Lucy from Sang Lee Farms, the folks who provide the Brooklyn Bridge CSA with our delicious organic produce. They’ll join us in Brooklyn to share photos from the farm, preview what you’ll be getting in the CSA this season, and why and how the farm went organic. And, they’ll bring delicious treats.

  • Where: 136 Lawrence Street in Downtown Brooklyn
  • When: Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30pm
  • Who: Anyone who wants to meet our farmers, who’s considering joining our CSA, or is already a member
Do you think you’ll be joining us for Meet the Farmer? RSVP by emailing us at brooklynbridgecsa@gmail.com – we’d so appreciate it.
Registration is now open for the 2018 Summer Season!  You can find more info on our FAQs page – and on the registration form!  We have some new offerings this year and are very excited to share them with everyone.  You too can now get wonderful veggies from Sang Lee Farms from June to November!
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Meet the Farmer on April 11 – and you can still join for 2018

Our annual Meet the Farmer Event is on the schedule!  We invite you to meet Farmer Fred Lee and his amazing team from Sang Lee Farms, the folks who provide the Brooklyn Bridge CSA with our delicious organic produce. They’ll join us in Brooklyn to share photos from the farm, preview what you’ll be getting in the CSA this season, and why and how the farm went organic. And, they’ll bring delicious treats.

  • Where: 136 Lawrence Street in Downtown Brooklyn
  • When: Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30pm
  • Who: Anyone who wants to meet our farmers, who’s considering joining our CSA, or is already a member
Do you think you’ll be joining us for Meet the Farmer? RSVP by emailing us at brooklynbridgecsa@gmail.com – we’d so appreciate it.
Registration is now open for the 2018 Summer Season!  You can find more info on our FAQs page – and on the registration form!  We have some new offerings this year and are very excited to share them with everyone.  You too can now get wonderful veggies from Sang Lee Farms from June to November!

Register now for 2018 Summer Season!

Registration is now open for the 2018 Summer Season!  You can find more info on our FAQs page – and on the registration form!  We have some new offerings this year and are very excited to share them with everyone.  You too can now get wonderful veggies from Sang Lee Farms from June to November!

Our annual Meet the Farmer Event is on the schedule!  We invite you to meet Farmer Fred Lee and his amazing team from Sang Lee Farms, the folks who provide the Brooklyn Bridge CSA with our delicious organic produce. They’ll join us in Brooklyn to share photos from the farm, preview what you’ll be getting in the CSA this season, and why and how the farm went organic. And, they’ll bring delicious treats.

  • Where: 136 Lawrence Street in Downtown Brooklyn
  • When: Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30pm
  • Who: Anyone who wants to meet our farmers, who’s considering joining our CSA, or is already a member
Do you think you’ll be joining us for Meet the Farmer? RSVP by emailing us at brooklynbridgecsa@gmail.com – we’d so appreciate it.

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All Shares

Final Winter CSA Distribution for all shares will be TUESDAY, DEC 19, at the St. Ann’s Warehouse, 45 Water St. from 5pm-8pm.  Distribution at St. Ann’s Warehouse is usually in the studio. It has a separate entrance facing the East River/park. It is located between St Ann’s main entrance and the garden. If they have an exhibition in the studio, they may move pick up into the main lobby, which is the door right next to the studio.

Thank you all for your participation in the Winter CSA!  We couldn’t do it without your support!  Be on the lookout in the spring for Summer 2018 sign up info.  Until then, Happy Holidays!

If you ordered the Farm Bridges Frozen Share, the last pick up is tomorrow night at St. Ann’s Warehouse.

Please remember to bring your own bags and be mindful to take what is allotted for each share.

This week’s vegetables:
1 head Napa Cabbage, 1 Korean Moo, 1 bunch Lettuce, 1 stalk Brussels Sprouts, 1 bunch Celery, 1 bunch Fennel, 2 Baby Bok Choy, 1 bunch Scallions, 1 Butternut Squash, 3 lbs Sweet Potatoes

Fruit Share:
1 3lbs Bag Apples (Pink Lady & Red Golden)

Cheese Share:
1 Catapano Goat’s Milk ‘Summer Cloud’ Semi hard Cheese

Soup Share:
16 oz. Roasted Beet Soup + 16 oz. Turmeric Lentil Soup

All Shares

Distribution for all shares will be TUESDAY, DEC 12, at the St. Ann’s Warehouse, 45 Water St. from 5pm-8pm.  Distribution at St. Ann’s Warehouse is usually in the studio. It has a separate entrance facing the East River/park. It is located between St Ann’s main entrance and the garden. If they have an exhibition in the studio, they may move pick up into the main lobby, which is the door right next to the studio.

Please remember to bring your own bags and be mindful to take what is allotted for each share.

Sang Lee is allowing us to order items from their website to be delivered to our Tuesday distribution.  Order by Wed, 12/13 at midnight for pick up on 12/19 at St. Ann’s.  VISIT THE FARM-TO-GO Delivery page or Holiday Gift page and enter the coupon code below to ship free. Type in your dropsite (DUMBO/BB CSA, St. Ann’s Warehouse, 45 Water St) and the Tuesday you want it delivered (12/19) in the comments section at checkout.
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HOLIDAY GIFTS: ORDER HERE
FARM TO GO: ORDER HERE

This week’s vegetables:
1 head Green Cabbage, 2 lbs Red or Gold Potatoes, 1 bunch Lettuce, 1 lb Turnips, 2 Spaghetti Squash, 1 Daikon Radish, 1 head Bok Choy, 1 head Cauliflower, 1 bunch Carrots, 1/2 lb Fresh Ginger

Fruit Share:
1 3lb Bag Apples

Cheese Share:
1 Harpersfield Rosemary Cow’s Milk Cheese

Soup Share:
16 oz. Roasted Sweet Potato Soup + 16 oz. Coriander Cauliflower Soup

All Shares

Distribution for all shares will be TUESDAY, DEC 5, at the St. Ann’s Warehouse, 45 Water St. from 5pm-8pm.  Distribution at St. Ann’s Warehouse is usually in the studio. It has a separate entrance facing the East River/park. It is located between St Ann’s main entrance and the garden. If they have an exhibition in the studio, they may move pick up into the main lobby, which is the door right next to the studio.

Please remember to bring your own bags and be mindful to take what is allotted for each share.

This week’s vegetables:
1 head Red Cabbage, 3 lbs Sweet Potatoes, 1 bunch Lettuce, 2 Rutabaga, 1 Butternut Squash, 1 bunch Rosemary, 2 heads Baby Bok Choy, 1 bunch Collard Greens, 1 bunch Celery, 2 Spaghetti Squash, 1 stalk Brussels Sprouts

Fruit Share:
1 3lb Bag Apples

Cheese Share:
1 Jersey Girl Raw Milk Cow’s Cheese

Soup Share:
16oz. Spicy Asian Cabbage Soup + 16 oz. Roasted Autumn Squash Soup

All Shares

Distribution for all shares is TUESDAY, Nov 21, at the St. Ann’s Warehouse, 45 Water St.  from 5pm-8pm.  Distribution at St. Ann’s Warehouse is usually in the studio. It has a separate entrance facing the East River/park. It is located between St Ann’s main entrance and the garden. If they have an exhibition in the studio, they may move pick up into the main lobby, which is the door right next to the studio.

Please remember to bring your own bags and be mindful to take what is allotted for each share.

This week’s vegetables: 
1 head Savoy Cabbage, 1 large bunch Carrots (2lbs), 1 head Lettuce, 1 Korean Moo Radish, 2 lbs Beets, 1 bunch Parsley, 2 heads Nyu Choy, 1 bulb Garlic, 1 bunch Scallions, 2 Spaghetti Squash

Fruit Share:
1 3lb Bag Apples (Granny Smith + Fuji)

Cheese Share:
1 Ewe’s Blue Sheeps Milk Cheese

Soup Share:
16 oz. Potato Leek Soup + 16 oz. Autumn Harvest Soup

All Shares

Distribution for all shares is TUESDAY, Nov 21, at the St. Ann’s Warehouse, 45 Water St.  from 5pm-8pm.  Distribution at St. Ann’s Warehouse is usually in the studio. It has a separate entrance facing the East River/park. It is located between St Ann’s main entrance and the garden. If they have an exhibition in the studio, they may move pick up into the main lobby, which is the door right next to the studio.
You can still put in your special order for Walden Hills pork (orders due at noon on 11/27) or Farm Bridges frozen share (make sure to choose DUMBO, orders due on 11/28).  You should have received a separate email on this, if not, please let us know!
Please remember to bring your own bags and be mindful to take what is allotted for each share.
 
This week’s vegetables:
3 lbs Sweet Potatoes, 1 Butternut Squash, 1 bunch Rosemary, 1 head Lettuce, 2 Rutabaga, 1/2 lb Fresh Ginger, 1 head Bok Choy, 1 head Purple Napa Cabbage, 3 Onions, 1 bunch Carrots
 
Fruit Share: 
1, 3 lbs. bag of apples
 
Cheese Share:
1 Chaseholm Farms Camembert
 
Soup Share:
16 oz. Hearty Kale Soup + 16 oz. Carrot Ginger Soup

All Shares

The final week of the 2017 summer season is Wed, 11/15.  If you are a half share, you will be assigned what veggies to pick up.  Distribution will be from 5pm – 8pm at First Presbyterian Church (124 Henry St.) Distribution will be in the front entryway of the church.

We are holding a Food Drive collection for our EFP, First Presbyterian Church, this Wed, 11/15.  You can leave donations in the bin when you pick up your veggies!  All non-perishable items are needed and appreciated.  You continued support is greatly appreciated!

Thank you to all members for your dedication to the BBCSA and your hard work at distributions throughout the season.  We appreciate you and couldn’t do it without you!  Please take a few minutes to complete the end of season survey for 2017.  Your input is valuable to us!

We are planning some special festivities for the last pick up of the season, including a visit from our Farmers around 6pm!  Please plan to join us and stay for some light refreshments and meet your fellow members.

Please remember to bring your own bags and be mindful to take what is allotted for each share.

This week’s vegetables:
See list at distribution

Ready to Eat Share:
Roasted Delicata Squash + Carrot Spirals + Lemon Herb Butter

Closes today (11/10): Winter CSA registration

Greetings!

The Brooklyn Bridge CSA and Sang Lee Farms are offering a five week early winter vegetable CSA share with deliveries starting on November 21st, 2017 and running weekly until December 19th, 2017. Please read this entire email for all share details (pick up location is in DUMBO for winter share) and offerings.  Registration is on a first come first served basis and the last day to sign up is TODAY, 11/10/17.

The vegetables for each distribution are a mix of cool weather field harvested vegetables, greenhouse vegetables, and storage vegetables.  The expected 9-11 items per week may include: BRUSSELS SPROUTS . CAULIFLOWER . BROCCOLI . ROMANESCO . CABBAGE . BOK CHOY . HERBS . LETTUCE HEADS . SPINACH . KALE . ARUGULA . FALL SQUASH . POTATOES . SWEET POTATOES . KOHLRABI . DAIKON RADISH . RADISHES . TURNIPS . RUTABAGA . CARROTS . PARSNIPS . BEETS .  You can find last year’s share contents here.

Delivery days are on Tuesdays (see below) for 5 consecutive weeks, pick up in DUMBO. Cost information for all shares on registration form.  Sponsor shares and reduced-price shares available (see registration form for details).

Delivery dates:
Tuesday  November 21st (Thanksgiving week)
Tuesday  November 28th
Tuesday December 5th
Tuesday December 12th
Tuesday  December 19th (Christmas week)

Add-ons available:
Briermere Farms is offering a winter FRUIT share (5 deliveries of approximately 3 lbs. of apples each) and/or a CIDER share (5 deliveries of a half-gallon of cider each).

A CHEESE Share with fresh Goat’s, Sheep or Cow’s Milk Cheeses (5 deliveries of approx 6-8oz per week) from Long Island or Hudson Valley cheese makers.

Sang Lee Soup – The Soup share includes two 16 oz. vegan soups per week from the Certified Organic Kitchen at Sang Lee Farms. All soups are made at the farm with our fresh ingredients and homemade starters.
Soup Share Quantity: One share is two 16 oz. containers of soup per week

PLEASE NOTE: You must have signed up for a winter vegetable share to purchase fruit, cider, cheese, or soup shares.

Pickup Location:

We are not able to hold winter CSA distributions at our regular season location because of the change in delivery day. The DUMBO/Vinegar Hill CSA has agreed to combine deliveries with us at the following location:

St. Ann’s Warehouse (45 Water St) in Dumbo from 5:00-8:00 pm on the dates above.

REGISTER HERE FOR THE ABOVE SHARES

Deadline to register: Friday, Nov 10 (We have a very limited number of shares available, so enrollment is on a first-come, first served basis.)

We will be in touch with you about volunteering after you register.

Please Note: The Brooklyn Bridge CSA accepts subsidies to help provide access to vegetable shares to low-income families. CSA stands for community supported agriculture and we believe that everyone in the community should have access to quality organic vegetables. Your subsidy will go towards a vegetable share for a low-income family in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.

We will send you an email confirmation when we receive your payment.

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