April 8, 2013

Visit Norwich Meadows Farm!

The Summer 2013 CSA season is just around the corner! Every year, Washington Square CSA Members take an annual farm trip. This year, Grand Street CSA is honored to join them. Thanks to the core of our sister CSA, Washington Square CSA (WSCSA), for inviting our members and organizing this exciting trip! 

On Saturday, April 27th we will be visiting our CSA farmer Zaid Kurdieh at Norwich Meadows Farm (http://www.norwichmeadowsfarm.com) in Norwich, New York. We will be touring the farm where our veggies are grown and Zaid may even have small projects for us to complete! Members, friends and family are welcomed and encouraged to attend! 

TRIP LOGISTICS
Where: Norwich Meadows Farms (Norwich NY)
When: Saturday April 27, 2013
Who: You do not need to be a member to attend; children and families are welcome. Members from other CSAs are also welcome!
Cost: $20 per person (if you choose to ride the bus) - this must be paid by Saturday, April 20th to reserve a seat! Part will be refunded if some members are able to ride with members who are driving their own vehicles.
What’s Included?: $20 will cover the bus rental, gas, and basic snacks such as water, apples, clementines, bananas, granola bars and cookies
What to bring: Money for your lunch (or a bagged lunch), additional snacks, comfortable clothes and shoes, sunhat, additional water, sunscreen, items to occupy you on the bus ride and a smile!
Details: The bus will leave St. Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery (131 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003) at 7AM and return at approximately 7PM. It is a long drive, but it's the drive our farmer makes every week to bring our delicious CSA produce!

Action Required: by Saturday April 13th, 2013
              If you would like to join us, please RSVP by email to info@washingtonsquarecsa.com and info@grandstreetcsa.org) and provide us with the following information, so we and the farm can plan accordingly. The farm requires a list of all visitors. 
  1. Your Name/Email (main contact):
  2. Names of all attending:
  3. Total #:
  4. I/We want to ride on the bus - Y/N
  5. I/We will drive separately - Y/N
    • I/We can accomodate other passengers to & from the farm in our car - Y/N
    • # of extra passengers I can take:

For those who plan to ride the bus, checks should be made payable to Washington Square CSA and all checks should be received by Saturday April 13.  Once you RSVP, we'll provide info if you need to mail in a check.

We hope you can join us for this year’s farm trip!