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Rondout Valley Organics
845-647-6911 or 845-647-2254; www.farmtocity.org
Rondout Valley Organics is a cooperative CSA made up of Farm & Granary, Rusty Plough Farm, and August Farm, all located in Wawarsing. In this unique set-up, place an order each week for what you want, no minimum requirements. The value of your order is then taken out from your account. Membership is $50 and a share is $250. See the website for the list of pickup locations.
2343 Route 9H, Kinderhook,
(518) 758-8558; www.roxburyfarm.com
Roxbury Farm offers vegetables, fruit, pasture-raised pork, lamb, and beef. Shares are for a total of 25 weeks, from June to December, and cost between $493 and $572, depending on site location. A 22 week fruit share is $70. If you opt out of work there is a work requirement surcharge of $40. One share yields enough produce for a family of four—10-17 pounds of freshly harvested produce each week. There are various pickup locations throughout the Capital Region.
Ryder Farm Cottage Industries
400 Starr Ridge Road, Brewster
(845) 279-4161; www.ryderfarmorganic.com
Ryder Farm has a 16 week season offering organically grown herbs, fresh-cut flowers, and vegetables. A full share is $450 and a half share is $225. Though there is no work commitment, members are encouraged to visit and welcome to volunteer. Pickup is at the farm anytime after noon on Wednesdays.
Second Wind CSA at the Four Winds Farm
158 Marabac Road, Gardiner
Second Wind CSA is located at the Four Winds Farm, a 24-acre certified organic, no-till, diversified farm. The farm offers a wide variety of vegetables, fruits and herbs, including heirloom tomatoes and specialty greens. Fresh eggs from pastured hens and grass-fed beef and poultry are available. Apple shares are available from Liberty View Farm for $12. A basic share is $500. Pickups will be at the farm or in Garrison for an additional $75.
Shoving Leopard Farm
845 River Road, Barrytown
(845) 758-9961; www.shovingleopardfarm.org
Mixed vegetables, pick-your-own flowers and honey (from Anarchy Apiaries) are available. Shares available: full vegetable shares, weekender (half) vegetable share, floral share, egg share (through Awesome Farm in Tivoli), and possible fall fruit share (through Montgomery Place Orchards in Annandale-on-Hudson). A vegetable share costs $375 and includes produce, eggs, flowers, and honey, and a flower share costs $125 for 12 weeks. Pickup is weekly at the garden, either Tuesdays or Fridays, 4pm to 7pm from early/mid-June through October. All vegetable shares are full for 2010.
Sisters Hill Farm
127 Sisters Hill Road, Stanfordville
(845) 868-7048; www.sistershillfarm.org
Sisters Hill Farm grows more than 100 varieties of 50 different vegetables. The season lasts from June to November. Shares can be picked up on Saturdays or Tuesdays at the farm and provide 4 to 15 pounds of vegetables per week. The cost for a weekly share is $600 to $700. An every other week share is $325 to $375. Pickups are Tuesdays at the farm or the College of Mount St. Vincent, Bronx, and Saturday at the farm.
1851 Route 211, Middletown
(845) 692-2684; www.sycamorefarmsny.com
Enjoy a variety of herbs, flowers, fruits, and veggies from June to October. The CSA full share is $550 and the half share is $325. Pick your own strawberries on Saturday mornings and on Tuesday when you pick up your weekly share. Pickup times are 1pm to 3pm and 4pm to 7pm.
16 Summit Street, Philmont
The $435 vegetable CSA runs from the end of May through early November with the option of a nightshade-free share. There is also a fruit CSA available including apples, pears, and peaches. Pickup at the farm on Tuesday from 1pm to 9pm or Friday at 1pm until noon on Saturday.