Thursday, July 26, 2018
















 



Greetings from our Farm! 
Step up your Health this summer & fall!
Become a Member & get a Farm Share...

Get a Farm Share for the rest of the season! 
We'll pro-rate the cost. To sign up, contact Beth
 ~ bethmiller@localnet.com or 607-329-5883.

Buffalo sold out for 2018.  

We will provide you with the freshest, most nutritious & delicious produce we can (without herbicides, pesticides, waxes or resins), so you can feel your best. Our produce gets to you within 24-48 hours of being picked. So, the flavor factor and nutritional content is far greater than that of grocery store produce.

We will help you be successful in incorporating more fresh food into your diet by giving you recipes and cooking tips with each Share. Our Members often tell us that they are eating & enjoying more veggies than ever.

A Farm Share will increase your Wellness if you answer yes to at least 3 of the ?'s below:


  • Do you like farm-fresh vegetables? 
  • Do you enjoy cooking?
  • Do you want to add more veggies into your diet?  
  • Do you love great-tasting food & quality ingredients? 
  • Are you willing to try new things? Are you adventurous in the kitchen? 
  • Is supporting local farms and sustainable growing practices important to you? 
  • Do you have a plant-based diet or do you want to become more plant-based? 
To sign up, please email our Membership Coordinator ~
bethmiller@localnet.com or call 607-329-5883


Having a Farm Share is the easiest, least expensive way to get the freshest, most nutritious variety of organic vegetables in season. In your weekly Farm Share, you’ll get 6-10 kinds of fresh-picked produce for 20 weeks, June through October. Shares are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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A Farm Share costs $575 for four and a half months (20 weeks) of fresh-picked produce. You'll receive 6-10 types of organic veggies each week. Your Share will keep growing and changing throughout the season. Payment details below. If you're joining us after the season has started, we'll pro-rate the cost of your Share depending on how many weeks you'll get veggies.

See the list of vegetables we grow at the end of this post

When does the Harvest Season begin?
We will begin harvesting in June and distribute shares weekly into October.

How big is a Share?
A Full Share will generally meet the needs of two adults or two adults with two small children if you eat a fair amount of vegetables. If you feel that it may be too many vegetables for you, we encourage you to find someone else to split your Share with you. When splitting, you each pay for half the share and split the vegetables between you each week, or you can alternate picking up the full Share every other week.

Where & when do I pick-up my Share?
In Rochester, pick up will be on Wednesdays at a Member's home in Pittsford

In the Buffalo area, Share pick-up will be on Thursdays at Welbeze Juice + Eatery (formerly Beary Good) in Williamsville. <Sold out for 2018>


How do I become a Member?
 1. Please contact Beth Miller, Membership Coordinator, at bethmiller@localnet.com or 607-329-5883 to sign up.  Please include your name, preferred e-mail address, and phone number.

2. Reserve and pay for your Share  
Full Share, $575. Pay in full  or Payment Plan ~ 50% when you sign up, balance in 2 weeks

You can pay in one of three ways:

   a. via PayPal, just click on 2018 CSA Payment and fill in your amount 

   b. or send a check made out to the PeaceWeavers, c/o Willow at 8125 Crouse Road, Bath, NY 14810. Please put your email address in the memo line.

   c. or call us at 607-776-4060 to pay over the phone with a credit card (VISA, MC, AMX, DSC)


Bonus!!
* All members will receive a weekly harvest list, recipes & cooking tips via email!

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We are certified organic by the Northeast Organic Farming Association - NY chapter (NOFA-NY). Growing vegetables organically since 1995, we sell produce directly to individuals and families through our CSA. 

Our Farm is part of the PeaceWeavers' 250-acre Thunder Mountain Peace Sanctuary outside of Bath, NY. To find out more about our Peace Sanctuary, Wellness Retreats, Peace Gatherings, Kids Peace Camp &amp; more ~ http://peaceweavers.com



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What is a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)? CSA's are an alternative way of connecting farmers and consumers that insures fresher, better quality, healthier food for the consumer and a guaranteed market for the farmer. 


Benefits of Membership
Save Money - Getting vegetables through a CSA saves you money because you buy directly from the grower without any mark-up or shipping costs. Compared to grocery store prices, pound for pound, food purchased through a CSA gives you greater savings.

Healthy for You, Healthy for the Earth - Our veggies have maximum nutrition because you get them the same day they are picked. Scientific studies show that organically grown produce has, on average, 25% more vitamins and minerals than non-organic produce. In addition, our vegetables do not have the health detractors of pesticides, herbicides, artificial fertilizers, waxes and resins, which not only tax your health but also the health of the planet.

Our Promise & Sharing the Risk - We promise to do our best to provide you with affordable, healthy, fresh organically grown food. In this era of climate change, growing food holds many challenges. As partners in community supported agriculture, our members risk getting a smaller harvest due to overly wet or dry conditions or receiving "more than you pay for" when we have great weather and bumper crops. Because there are major factors not under our control, Shares are non-refundable. Please note that a majority of our members return from year to year.

Overall, belonging to a CSA is not simply about getting great vegetables. It's about being part of a movement that is boosting local economies as well as reclaiming healthy food, unspoiled land, air and water for ourselves and generations to come.
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Please be in touch with us if you have any questions ~ 607-776-4060. We look forward to growing delicious and nutritious vegetables for you this year!

~Best wishes for your wellness from all of us at the Farm
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Below is a list of vegetables we grow and that you're likely to receive in your Share. Some items are more available at the beginning or end of each month. Weekly shares are often smaller in the beginning of the season and larger as the days grow warmer.


Veggies typically harvested in June
Leaf Lettuces, Spinach, Scallions, Swiss Chard, Garlic Scapes, Kale, Radishes, Asian Greens, Parsley, Beets, Collard Greens, Snow Peas, Mustard Greens

Veggies typically harvested in July
Broccoli, Leaf lettuces, Sugar snap peas, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Kale, Garlic, Basil - green &amp; purple, Peppers, Spinach, Onions, Cauliflower, Fennel, Eggplant, Buckwheat greens, Beets with greens, Snow peas, Swiss chard, Scallions, Parsley, Asian Greens

Veggies typically harvested in August
Cucumbers, Green beans, Zucchini & amp; Summer squash, Patty pan squash, Melons, Carrots, Broccoli, Leaf Lettuces, Tomatoes, Red and green peppers, Swiss chard, Collards, Green peppers, Basil - green & purple, Eggplant, Parsley, Buckwheat Greens, Beets
 
Veggies typically harvested in September
Sweet corn, Potatoes - red, white or Keuka Gold, Leeks, Peppers ~ red, green, purple, hot, Sunflowers, Apples, Zucchini & Summer squash, Cauliflower, Fennel, Cucumbers, Green and red cabbage, Spinach, Onions, Tomatoes, Broccoli, Collard greens, Patty pan squash, Summer squash, Beets, Swiss chard, Eggplant, Parsley, Leaf lettuces

Veggies typically harvested in October

Winter squash - spaghetti, acorn, butternut, delicata, carnival, Potatoes - red, white, Keuka Gold, Apples, Cauliflower, Leeks, Red onions, Yellow onions, Green peppers, Green and Red cabbage, Kale, Collards, Parsley, Beets, Eggplant, Swiss chard, Fennel, Leaf Lettuces