Remember to volunteer

When you signed up for the CSA you committed to doing a minimum of 2 shifts of volunteering to help the CSA run smoothly. (If you have split your share with someone, you and your share partner must complete a combined total of 2 shifts.) Sign up for volunteer shifts via Sign up Genius. Note:  If …

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West Harlem CSA Canvas Tote Bags For Sale!

At this week's pick-up you can participate in our first fundraiser of the year.  We'll be selling WHCSA Tote Bags for $5, perfect for picking up your vegetables each week.  Inquire at check-in if you'd like to purchase a bag. Proceeds go towards the annual farm trip and future WHCSA programs and projects.  

Farmers’ Markets, CSAs Struggle To Get Food Stamp Customers

Innovative city programs have increased the number of low-income shoppers getting access to locally grown produce. But technology and upfront costs remain a barrier for many. By Neil deMause Sometime in the last year, New York City reached a milestone: More than one-quarter of its adult residents are now receiving food stamps. Thanks in large …

Cherries: The New Antioxidant “Super Fruit”

Cherries are not only good for you, but they’re also on trend as a homegrown “Super Fruit.” Emerging evidence links cherries to many important health benefits – from helping to ease the pain of arthritis and gout, to reducing risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Cherries contain beta carotene, vitamin C, iron, …