Winter Registration is now CLOSED
Welcome to Forest Hills Tuv Ha’Aretz CSAWe are located at the Forest Hills Jewish Center in Queens, NY, and are part of an international network of Jewish Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs through Hazon, a Jewish organization dedicated to creating healthier and more sustainable communities. (Note that we warmly welcome both Jewish and non-Jewish members.) We are also associated with Just Food, an New York City-based initiative that links up organic farms with local communities looking to have access to sustainable food. To learn about the farms we get our delicious vegetables, fruit, grain, bean, and flour from, click here to go to Our Partners page. Contact us with any questions! We hope to see you at pick ups on Tuesday evenings in the near future!
Category Archives: Shares
Fresh Garlic – Harvested just days ago, the skin is still fresh, so it’s a little harder to peel than you’re used to. You can let it sit out on the counter (at room temperature) to dry, or you can … Continue reading
Fennel, Zucchini, Cucumbers, Red Kale, Green Romaine Lettuce, Kohlrabi, Napa Cabbage – OR- Radicchio – ITEMS IN ROTATION — You’ll receive whichever item you didn’t receive last week! FOR SOME MEMBERS (In rotation, so if you don’t receive it this week, it will be coming next week!) … Continue reading
Kohlrabi – This is the green and purple bulb with leaves you’ll find in your box. What to do with it? Anything! Just peel it first — the bulb is the part you eat, although the leaves are perfectly edible … Continue reading
Baby Arugula – Super baby size, tender, melt-in-your-mouth! Don’t cook it at this size. Escarole – Looks like lettuce, but it’s not! It’s escarole, a member of the chicory family and well-loved in Italian cuisine. Quick Tip! The thicker, outer … Continue reading
In the box this week we are expecting Arugula, Red Radishes, Mustard Mix, Red Boston (Butter) Lettuce, Toscano Kale, Cilantro.
The boxes will be getting fuller and heavier in another week or so as we move into the month of June, the start of our main growing season. In the meantime, we are harvesting more greens for you this week, … Continue reading
First pickup of the 2018 season! In the box we have: Mustard Greens Salad Mix, Boston (Butter) Lettuce, Bunched Red Kale, French Breakfast Radishes, Japanese Salad Turnips.
What’s in the Box today? Nice Winter Box today! Carrots, Rainbow Carrots, Rutabaga, Potatoes, Beets, Chioggia Beets (the red and white striped ones!) , sweet potatoes, Celery Root, Scarlett Turnips. BRIERMERE FARM APPLE SHARE – Pink Lady, Granny Smith
Nice Holiday Box! Sweet Potatoes – 2.5 lbs of various sizes! These are unwashed to maintain their freshness. Wash just before preparing. Carrots – A huge 4 lb bag of our sweet early winter carrots! Butternut Squash – A classic … Continue reading
Fennel , Mokum Carrots, Rutabaga, Cabbage, Baby Red Kale, Swiss chard, White Potatoes FRUIT SHARE – 1 mixed bag of mixed Fuji & Jonagold Apples