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CSA near Wappingers/Hopewell Junction/Poughkeepsie area

applesauce23 Jun 18, 2008 08:16 PM

I was wondering if anyone knew of any CSA (farmshares) around the Poughkeepsie area. TIA!

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    Solstice444 Jun 19, 2008 08:47 AM

    My roommate does something with Stony Kill Farm, which is in Fishkill on 9D. She goes to pick up fresh vegetables every week in exchange for working there for a few hours throughout the summer or something like that...I'll ask her more about it. I just found this on the NY DEC website:

    "Common Ground Farm is a new Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project at Stony Kill Farm. What is CSA? Community Supported Agriculture is a simple partnership: members buy shares of the farm's harvest in advance, and the farmer provides a weekly supply of delicious, fresh produce. The CSA movement supports farmers and helps protect open land while providing members with a source of good healthy food. For more information contact Common Ground Farm at (845) 831-6070."

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      bob gaj Jun 19, 2008 09:34 AM

      vassar has one, i believe...

      actually, that may not be a CSA. you have to pick your own and put in time where you farm, and pay a membership fee.

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        jayjay Jun 19, 2008 09:51 AM

        bob qai:
        If you go to localharvest.com and type in New Paltz, 115 CSAs in Ulster, Dutchess and other local counties will be listed. Included is the one at Vassar.

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