Spring is almost here, and our thoughts turn to receiving fresh vegetables from our local CSA all summer. Heres' our updated list for this year.
B & C Christ Farms & Greenhouse
2255 Petersmith Road, Kent
(585) 733-8104; Localharvest.org
Fruit and vegetable CSA grown on a family-run farm. Mini and double shares available. We use two large greenhouses where we grow all our vegetable plants that are planted on the farm as well as a full line of vegetable and bedding plants perennials herbs and hanging baskets. We raise grass fed beef on our farm and have a herd of over 30 head. We use sustainable growing methods.
74 Celery Avenue, New Hampton
(845) 374-6941; Bialasfarms.com
Runs from June to October. Vegetable-only CSA with large and small shares available weekly (18), and a half share available (9 biweekly). Offers a declining balance option where you pay in advance for your share of vegetables, but choose your own from the farmers market stands (locations in Goshen and Ringwood, New Jersey). Prepay customers get five percent veggie bonus.
Blooming Hill Farm
1251 Rte 208, Blooming Grove
(845) 782-7310; Bloominghillfarm.com
Half and full shares available, including fruit, vegetables, herbs, plants, and flowers. We allow signup any time during the year. You can start with either a full or half share at any time, and upon signup you are given an extra 10% credit on your account.
Clove Valley CSA
81 Clove Valley Road, High Falls
(845) 687-0535; Clovevalleycsa.org
Offering a weekly share of vegetables, flowers, and herbs enough to feed a family. June to mid-November. Work parties, community potlucks, and workshops offered throughout the season.
Common Hands Farm CSA
388 Route 23B, Hudson
(518) 929-7544; Commonhandscsa.com
Organically-grown vegetables, fruits, and herbs using biodynamic and permaculture methods. Local CSA allows members to choose any 7 items they want. On-site farmstand with u-pick strawberries. Offers egg and meat shares with purchase of a vegetable share. Also delivers to Brooklyn.
Copake Hillsdale Farmer's Market
362 Rodman Road, Hillsdale
(518) 325-1430; Hillsdaleny.com
The Copake and Hillsdale Farmers Markets have combined forces to create a newly expanded Farmer’s Market. This new joint Market will be held at the Roe Jan Park on Route 22, every Saturday from May 31 through October 25, 9 am–1 pm. Heirloom vegetables, herbs, and flowers.
Creekside Acres Fiber Farm
14 Creekside Place, Pleasant Valley
(845) 518-1239; Creeksideacresfiberfarm.com
A family run farm offering CSA fiber and yarn shares in your choice of alpaca, llama, or pygora. The share options are in raw fiber, roving, or yarn.
Evolutionary Organics CSA Farm
283 Springtown Rd, New Paltz (village)
(845) 417-1543; Facebook.com/EvolutionaryOrganics
Since 2003, Kira Kinney has used Evolutionary Organics to make Certified Naturally Grown produce. She farms a little over 20 acres of many heirloom vegetables, baby greens, herbs and pasture raised eggs.
The Farm at Miller’s Crossing
81 Roxbury Road, Hudson
(518) 851-2331; Farmatmillerscrossing.com
We grow certified organic vegetables, plants and flowers as well as raising a small beef herd. The farm has 30 acres of vegetables within a 60-acre rotation, as well as 75 acres of pasture for our cows. Our greenhouse provides room to grow the farm's transplants and bedding plants for sale. Family-sized and single shares available. Shares available in the Hudson Valley and metropolitan area.
Farmers Table at Stone Mountain Farm
PO Box 389, Rosendale (845) 399-4800; Farmerstable.biz
Runs mid-May to late October. Shares include sunflower greens, pea shoots, radish greens, and buckwheat greens that are harvested that day. Minimum one pound weekly order.
9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell JCT
(845) 897-5194; Fishkillfarms.com
Vegetables, herbs, and fruits including apples, peaches, berries, and black currants. Full and split shares with a pick-you-own produce available at on-farm pickup.
Fresh Meadow Farm
407 Ingrassia Road, Middletown
(845) 800-8135; Freshmeadowfarm.com
USDA certified organic by NOFA-NY. A wide-range of vegetables and herbs. Fresh baked pies, quiches, and loaves. Homemade pickles and salads.
1 Glynwood Road, Cold Spring
(845) 265-3338; Glynwood.org
Certified-naturally grown vegetables. Farm store features Glynwood meat, eggs, and prepared foods, as well as fruits, cheeses, and more from around the Hudson Valley.
Great Song Farm
475 Milan Hill Rd, Red Hook
(845) 758-1572; Greatsongfarm.com
Twenty-two weeks, June-November. Biodynamic/Organic growing practices, draft-horse powered. Weekly on-farm pick-ups Tuesday & Saturday. Pick Your Own Peas, Tomatoes, Beans, Flowers, and Herbs included. Financial assistance available. A variety of other organic, local farm products also available: fruit, bread, dairy products, honey, eggs, teas, and herbs. Wholeshare delivery site as well. Our cows, chickens, and bees welcome visitors during pickup. Winter Shares also available, including greens.
225 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook
(845) 758-1234; Greigfarm.com
Fresh fruit CSA offered from May to October. Shares include asparagus, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, apples, and pumpkins. Offers stone fruits—apricots, cherries, plums, nectarines, and peaches—from another local farm.
Hawthorne Valley Farm
327 Route 21C, Ghent (Harlemville)
(518) 672-7500; Hawthornevalleyfarm.org
Certified biodynamic farm. Full vegetable and fruit share available. Over 40 kinds of vegetables. Local fruit available varies depending on the season, but often includes strawberries, blueberries, peaches, apples, and pears. 23 week growing season share starting in mid-June. Winter shares available as well.
Healthy Harvest CSA at Johnson’s Farm
180 Carpenter Road, Hopewell Junction
Herbs and produce grown using all-natural, pesticide free practices. With sheep grazing, chickens clucking, and the manicured yards and fields looking trim and green, it is obvious that there is a lot of farm activity back at 180 Carpenter Road.
Hearty Roots Community Farm
1830 Route 9, Germantown
(845) 943-8699; Heartyroots.com
Seasonal produce and pasture raised eggs. CSA pick-up in Clermont, Red Hook, Woodstock, and Kingston. Website includes a list of 2014 produce varieties. Includes pasteurized, non-GMO eggs.
506 South Rd, Milton
(845) 795-2007; Hepworthfarms.com
Certified organic, using a whole-farm-alive-system approach dedicated to sustainable agricultural practices growing hundreds of varieties of vegetables for wholesale. We sell to the public on Saturdays at the Heart of the Hudson Valley Farmers Market.
90 Wiltsie Bridge Rd, Ancramdale
(518) 329-3769; Herondalefarm.com
Organic grass fed and pasture raised beef, lamb, pork, and chicken. Monthly shares of 10, 15, and 20 pounds available. Includes a wide variety of meats, from lamb chops, to brisket, to chicken wings.
397 Big Island Road, Warwick
(845) 216-1282; Hesperidesorganica.com
A variety of vegetables and herbs grown in the fertile Black Dirt region of Orange County. With convenient locations in Warwick, New Jersey and New York City.
Huguenot Street Farm
205 Huguenot Street, New Paltz
(845) 419-2164; Huguenotfarm.com
Seventy-seven acre farm grows 125 types of fruits, flowers, and vegetables. June through late October. Offers full and half vegetable and fruit shares.
Indiana Road, Goshen NY
(845) 360-5380; Jafarm.org
Jeff and Adina grow over 250 varieties of vegetables, sustainably and thoughtfully, on our farm in Goshen New York’s famous black dirt region. Our vegetables are available for sale at our farmers markets and CSA program and direct to Chefs/Restaurants. Three share sizes in two locations. 2014 shares now available.
34 Fischer Rd Ext, Kinderhook
(518) 758-2166; Katchkiefarm.com
Katchkie Farm is 60 acre certified organic farm by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of NY. We offer a 22 week organic vegetable share from June to October. Weekly shares on average contain seven to 11 different seasonal vegetables and herbs from over 30 different vegetables grown. Full and half shares available.
492 Rt 217, Hudson
(518) 755-3391; Lineagefarmcsa.com
Vegetable CSA. Choose from a weekly array of vegetables to make up your share. Small and large sizes available. Pick your own herbs, flowers, peas, beans, cherry tomatoes, and hot peppers. Now offering collaborative meat and egg shares!
Little Seed Garden
P.O. Box 195, Chatham
(518) 392-0063, Littleseedgardens.com
More than 50 types of vegetables and herbs; certified organic by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of NY. Offers a certified organic vegetable share from June to October. Pick ups at the farm in Chatham and in Rhinebeck.
156 East Ridge Road, Warwick
(845) 986-9699; Midsummerfarm.com
Certified Organic Vegetable and Total Taste of the Farm share. Add on herb, mushroom, flower, and egg shares also available.
185 West Kerley Corners Road, Tivoli
A solar powered farm, containing all-natural chicken, smoked meats, beef, pork, turkey, duck, and other types of poultry, as well as fish.
59 Marlorville Road, Hughsonville
(845) 337-1906; Obercreekfarm.com
Offering CSA shares for 22 weeks running from June to October. Weekly shares provide eight to 10 produce for a total of five to 20 pounds. Over 200 varieties of chemical free vegetables and herbs.
Old Ford Farm
Old Ford Road, New Paltz
24 weeks of fresh vegetables picked up at the farm. There is also a pick-your-own herb garden and farm store where other farm products are sold, including pastured eggs, chicken, and pork. Veggies include: potatoes, sweet potatoes, b'nut squash, carrots, beets, parsnips, rutabaga, celeriac, eggs, whole frozen chickens.
Partners Trace Farm
32 B Rousner Lane, New Paltz
(718) 877-2602; Partnerstrace.com
Organic, biodynamic and Certified Naturally Grown flowers, herbs, and vegetables. Shares include Farmers Market shares, and full and half summer CSA shares. Additional shares available include berry, full and half flower, orchard, canned goods, sweet corn, and half-dozen and dozen egg.
Phillies Bridge Farm Project
45 Phillies Bridge Road, New Paltz
(845) 256-9108; Philliesbridge.org
Six months of vegetables, herbs, and flowers grown using organic and sustainable practices. Optional add-on shares for Phillies Bridge eggs, and sweet corn, berries, and orchard fruits from neighboring farms.
Poughkeepsie Farm Project
Corner of Raymond and Hooker Avenues, Poughkeepsie
(845) 473-1415; Farmproject.org
The Poughkeepsie Farm Project exists to ensure that our local community, our region and our nation has secure access to good food now and in the future. We work toward this vision by using community-based strategies to produce food, create and support venues for food distribution, and provide hands-on educational experiences about food and farming for children, youth and adults. Seasonal vegetables, fruits, and herbs.
Pri HaEmek Bounty of the Valley CSA
110 Grand Ave, Poughkeepsie
(845) 454-3747; Bountyofthevalley.org
A weekly share of seasonal vegetables grown by Lineage Farm using sustainable and organic methods. Small and large size shares available. Some of the vegetables you can expect are: lettuce, arugula, salad turnips, kale, swiss chard, broccoli rabe, garlic and garlic scapes, cabbage, tomatoes, onions, summer and winter squash, carrots, cucumbers, spinach, herbs, green beans, beets, endive, and radishes.
Red Oak Farm
1921 Route 9, Stuyvesant
(518) 799-2052; Redoakfarmny.com
NOFA-NY Certified Organic. CSA runs from mid-May to mid-November with over 40 types of seasonal produce, including vegetables, fruits, herbal teas, and culinary herbs. Additional pasture-raised egg share and winter CSA shares available.
389 Leeds-athens Rd, Athens
(518) 821-8709; Rexcroftfarm.com
Integrated Pest Management farm offers a 20-week CSA from June to October. Family, and 15 and 20 week shares available. Produce available includes greens, vegetables, roots, and herbs. Add on fruit share available. 2014 will offer many options, including lettuce, kale, arugula, tomatoes, peppers, squash, eggplant, mint, cilantro, garlic, and more.
R'Eisen Shine Farm
133 Under Mountain Rd, Copake
Year-round CSA using sustainable organic principles. Over 100 varieties of veggies grown. Shares include meat (chicken, rabbit, and thanksgiving turkeys). Pork and Eggs Available. Draft horse powered, incremental payments available. Four new meat shares available for 2014, including shares of rabbit, lamb, and turkey.
Rondout Valley Organics
331 Dowe Road, Ellenville
(845) 647-6911; Rondoutvalleyorganics.com
Rondout Valley Organics is a collaborative of local farms, anchored by Rusty Plough Farm in Ulster Heights, just outside of Ellenville in the foothills of the Catskills. Fresh, flavorful and healthy local products with the focus on member flexibility. Web-based with weekly customer choice of veggies, seeds, crafts, meats, and cheeses.
2343 Route 9H, Kinderhook
(518) 758-8558; Roxburyfarm.com
Weekly shares include seven to 12 different varieties of seasonal vegetables, including greens, radishes, tomatoes, green beans, and root vegetables, from June to November. Full, spilt, meat, and fruit shares available. Pickup sites in the Capital Region, Westchester, Harlem, Manhattan, and Columbia County.
Ryder Farm Cottage Industries
400 Starr Ridge Road, Brewster
(845) 279-4161; Ryderfarmorganic.com
NOFA-NY certified organic. Fresh produce including vegetables, herbs, and fresh-cut flowers. Wholesale, retail, and custom orders. June-October. 2014 harvest schedule includes arugula, beans, bok choy, okra, peas, peppers, scallions, dill, thyme, and much more.
Second Wind CSA at the Four Winds Farm
158 Marabac Road, Gardiner
(607) 216-5061; Secondwindcsa.com
Weekly full shares of NOFA-NY/USDA certified organic produce grown using long-standing no-till method. Optional egg shares from Old Ford Farm and flexible fruit shares during season. Pick up on-farm in Gardiner or at the Hudson Highlands Land Trust office in Garrison. June to the last week of October, plus a Thanksgiving share.
Sheltie Meadow Farm Market
20 Connacher Road, Ghent
Members pay for 18 weeks of seasonal you-pick harvest from July to November, including organic heirloom vegetables, baked goods, pet biscuits, and possibly honey. When available: lamb cuts & raw wool (from primitive breed Shetland Sheep), whole chicken & all-natural free range eggs (from our endangered breed of French Heirloom Cuckoo Maran chickens), and pork cuts (from our threatened breed of Tamworth pigs). Come to the farm on Saturdays and fill your bag with veggies and other farm items. Pricing includes a non-refundable deposit along with cash and carry (10% senior and/or disabled discount).
Shoving Leopard Farm
845 River Road, Barrytown
(845) 758-9961; Shovingleopardfarm.org
Vegetable and flower shares, pick-your-own flower labyrinth, eggs—blue, brown, speckled, white, and tan—and honey from Anarchy Apiaries are available. Flower shares now available for 2014.
Sisters Hill Farm
127 Sisters Hill Road, Stanfordville
(845) 868-7048; Sistershillfarm.org
We do not spray chemicals for pests or weeds; we just use old-fashioned back-breaking work and a couple of tractors! We grow more than 100 varieties of some 50 vegetables, all chosen because of their superior taste and nutritional health. As our harvest varies throughout the season, your share will also change each week. On average, a share ranges from 4-15 lbs. of food per week
Slow Roots Farm
205 Hidden Valley Rd, Kingston
(845) 339-2731; Slowrootsfarm.com
Three season CSA offering 250 varieties of Certified Naturally Grown vegetables. The Summer Season CSA will extend 20 weeks from June-October. Unique crops like kohlrabi, okra, tatsoi, hon tsai tai, and tomatillos. Over twenty-five different varieties of tomatoes and lettuce are grown as well as dozens of varieties of peppers, eggplants and chilies.
Sol Flower Farm
41 Kaye Road, Millerton
(518) 789-1002; Solflowerfarm.com
Over 40 different types of vegetables and over 20 different varieties of flowers grown organically. Veggie shares June-November. Over 25 varieties of flowers; you will receive a large bouquet (15-20 stems) of cut fresh from our fields. Shares from Amazing Real Live Cheese are also available.
359 Ross Ruland Road, South Cairo
(518) 622-3003; Stoneledgefarmny.org
Certified USDA vegetable shares; runs 24 weeks June-November. Optional local shares including fruit, mushrooms, and roasted coffee. Distribution sites throughout the Hudson Valley, Metropolitan area, and Connecticut, with one local pickup in Greene County.
187 Plains Road, New Paltz
(845) 256-1592; Taliaferrofarms.com
Late May through early November. Offers 20 to 30 produces items set as units, including vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Patrons who sign up early with a 50% deposit will receive a Thanksgiving week share (hardy fall & winter produce) along with one additional/extra produce item of your choice per week for the entire 2014 season.
16 Summit Street, Philmont
(518) 672-5509; Hudsonvalleybounty.com
Biodynamically grown tree fruit—peaches, pears, apples—available from mid August until December or later, depending on the season. We have 15 varieties of apples, including Cox Orange Pippin, Macoun, and Fuji. We also grow a whole range of vegetables. Arranged delivery available.
Upstate Farms & Paisley Farm CSA
Off Route 9 in Red Hook on the Dutchess/Columbia County line
Paisley Farm is our 25-acre farm in Tivoli, NY. We have been growing organic specialty vegetables for 18 years. Members benefit from shares of fresh, local organic vegetables, fruits, cheese, eggs, and local pork. Shares every season. Spring/Summer shares run from June through October. Free pick your own flowers with your CSA pick-up.
32 Rousner Lane, New Paltz
(845) 384-6888; VeritasFarms.com
Veritas Farms is a sustainable mixed vegetable and livestock farm located in the Hudson Valley of NY. Our animals are pasture-raised and our vegetables are Certified Naturally Grown. We distribute our vegetables through CSAs and at the Bronxville farmers market during the growing season. We will begin our 2014 CSA enrollment period soon.
W. Rogowski Farm
327-329 Glenwood Road, Pine Island
(845) 258-4574; Rogowskifarm.com
Weekly shares offered from mid-June to mid-November. Certified Naturally Grown vegetables, including salad and cooking greens, root vegetables, herbs, onion crops, and short season crops. Locations in New York City, Warwick, Middletown, and Pine Island. The farm also hosts dining, catering, and various events.