Second Wind CSA

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Hi, from Allison Patrick and Alison Fletcher, Second Wind’s farmers!  We are a 55-member certified organic CSA at Four Winds Farm in Gardiner, NY.  We grow our vegetables using the sustainable, no-till method put in place at Four Winds by farmers Jay and Polly Armour over 20 years ago. Read the “About the Farm” section for more information about our growing practices.

Second Wind CSA provides a generous amount of diverse, seasonal produce that NY veggie lovers know well, plus some more specialty culinary delights.  If you like your vegetables to nourish your artistic as well as your gastronomic sensibility, the beautiful produce Second Wind provides might just be the thing for you.

The beautiful HHLT pickup in Garrison

The beautiful HHLT pickup in Garrison

Our share-season runs for 23 weeks, from the first full week in June through the last week in October, plus a Thanksgiving share in November.  We have a Tuesday pickup on the farm and a Wednesday pickup in Garrison, at the Hudson Highlands Land Trust office. Membership cost for the season is $540, which works out to about $23.50 per week.  We think this is an exceptionally great deal!

You can read some reviews from our current and past members at Local Harvest.

Members can expect the following varieties of produce throughout the season, plus more:

  • Arugula

    Not much is more satisfying than pulling a perfect carrot out of the earth.

    Freshly pulled carrots

  • Asian Greens
  • Basil
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Bok Choy
  • Broccoli
  • Broccoli Raab
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Cilantro
    Yukina Savoy

    Yukina Savoy

  • Cucumbers
  • Dill
  • Edamame
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce and gourmet salad mix
  • Mustard
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Parsley
  • Parsnips
  • Peppers
    Some of our fields

    Some of our fields

  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Radishes
  • Spinach
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Summer Squash
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnips
  • Winter Squash
  • Zucchini

This blog is primarily for shareholders to use as a planning and recipe resource.  Please feel free to browse and comment regardless of your shareholder status!

For sign-up information, please go to “2014 Sign-Up.”

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