Re: local foods, local restaurants - CSAs?
- Subject: Re: [cg] local foods, local restaurants - CSAs?
- From: Adam36055@aol.com
- Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2003 07:30:08 EST
A quick thought before work:
In addition to creating relationships with restaurants, you might to also
might want think of your local Community Supported Agriculture ("CSA") groups
and/or a local farmer's market as an outlet for your veggies and greens, if
you produce them in sufficient quantities.
This would be a great way to introduce your young people to the workplace by
having them collect the produce early on a Saturday, get into an adult van,
set up a table and sell the products that they grew themselves. Some young
Bronx people , organized by the Vista program, sell high quality lettuces and
cherry tomatoes at Greenmarkets (city run open air farmer's markets)
This Bronx group also has a greenhouse which makes their project year-round.
Also, hooking up with a local CSA (where consumers sign up for a quantities
of veggies on a weekly basis) might be another source for your produce if
you and can keep up with the demand.
The American Community Gardening Association listserve is only one of ACGA's services to community gardeners. To learn more about the ACGA and to find out how to join, please go to http://www.communitygarden.org
To post an e-mail to the list: email@example.com
To subscribe, unsubscribe or change your subscription: https://secure.mallorn.com/mailman/listinfo/community_garden