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Raffle info, details, etc.

Winter Shares, Week 2

Sweet Potatoes! Image via GEOF

Happy New Year Everyone! Here’s what to expect at pick-up this evening, plus we’ve got some fun stuff going on this month—scroll down!

Golden Earthworm Share
Sweet Potatoes (2 lbs)
Watermelon Radish (3 lbs)
White Potatoes (2 lbs)
Beets (2 lbs)
Carrots (5 lbs)
Rutabaga (2 lbs)
Fennel (1 piece)

Bremiere Apple Share
1 mixed bag of Golden Delicious and Macoun apples

Bremiere Cider Share

Winter Sun Share
Sweet Corn
Butternut Squash
Tomato Puree
Pea Shoots

Village Fishmonger Fish Share
Rainbow Trout

Big aLICe Beer Share
First pickup! (if you signed up for a beer share)

A few friendly reminders & updates:

Fruit Share Raffle
Briermere Farms has generously donated us a Summer Fruit Share for the upcoming season–that’s a $140 value! The fruit share runs for 16 or more weeks, usually beginning in July. Members receive 1-2 kinds of fruit a week from Briermere Farms, including a variety of berries, apples, pears, & peaches.

We’ll be selling tickets during this week’s pickup (1/9) and the following pickup (1/30). Tickets are $5 for 1, $10 for 3, and $20 for 10. Please bring cash. All ticket sales support our subsidy program, which offers reduced-cost CSA shares for families who want to eat healthily but could use a little financial help. For more info on summer fruit shares, check out our website.

Upcoming Member Items
The Annual Member Survey will be distributed via email soon. Please take the time to give feedback! Remember, it’s OUR CSA!

Town Hall Meeting ~ Save the Date ~ February 4th
Sign-ups for returning members will start at the Town Hall.

Win Tickets to the Food Film Festival!

Farm to Film to Table + Matt Timms’ Green Chile Takedown

We’re raffling off a pair of tickets to the NY Food Film Festival at this Thursday’s pickup (Oct. 24th)! Win tickets tickets to the Festival’s closing night event on Sunday Oct. 27th at 5:30pm, Farm to Film to Table + Matt Timms’ Green Chile Takedown, an evening of sustainable food and films followed by the Green Chile Takedown and the 2013 NYC Food Film Festival Awards Ceremony. Tickets include food, beverages and entry to film screenings, a $150 value!

Raffle ticket prices are: $5 for 1 ticket, $10 for 3 tickets, and $20 for 10 tickets. Cash only.

As always, ticket sales help support our subsidy program, so more local families can afford access to fresh, organic, local produce.

Thanks and good luck!

Check out The Chile Film Trailer, featured at the Food Film Fest this year.

Win a Pair of Tickets to the “Taste of L.I.C” on June 4th!

Thanks to everyone who responded to our quest for qualifying subsidized share members, we are able to help 15 families eat well this year who would otherwise have no access to such fresh, organic produce. Those shares are subsidized through a combination of donations and fundraising efforts, all of which depend on you, the CSA membership, to succeed. Which brings us to our…


To kick off our 2013 CSA season, we are raffling off a pair of tickets to this year’s 8th Annual Taste of L.I.C., held Tuesday, June 4th, 2013. That’s a $120 value! A fixture of cultural life in LIC, the event is a fundraiser for the Chocolate Factory Theater in Long Island City. It presents a smorgasbord of food and drink from over fifty Queens restaurants and vendors, including pub grub purveyors Alewife; throwback specialists The Astor Room; trendy M. Wells Dinette; traditional red sauce joint Testaccio Ristorante, gelato specialists Manducatis Rustica, Brooklyn Brewery, and many, many others.

The soiree on Tuesday takes place over lovely Gantry Plaza State Park—home to the landmark Long Island City sign—which sits right on the East River waterfront with stellar views into the city. All of the proceeds from this raffle go directly into our subsidized shares, so please support our subsidy program by purchasing tickets at tomorrow’s pickup! The winner’s name will be drawn immediately following the pickup and will be notified no later than Friday 5/31.

Ticket prices are $5 for 1, $10 for 3, or $20 for 10. Cash only, please!

photo credit: Sara Luckey

Raffle ~ Donate & Win Arty, Foodie Prizes!

To support our subsidized share program, we will be selling RAFFLE TICKETS at tomorrow’s pickup. **Bring Cash**

Here’s what you can win:

* 2 Passes for MOMA (Museum of Modern Art), good till the end of the year

* 2 tickets to the Taste of Woodside tasting event (featuring local Woodside restaurants) on Wednesday November 7th, the 7:30-9 pm session.

Tickets are $5 for 1 ticket, $10 for 3, and only $20 for 10!

We’ll be drawing the winners on November 2nd.


Donate A Raffle Prize!

Happy Spring! As we gear up for another bountiful season, Sunnyside CSA is seeking raffle prize donations and we need your help! At vegetable pick-ups and events throughout the season, we will host a series of raffles to support our subsidized share program. Any prize you donate will help us continue to offer fresh, organic, local produce to those with limited incomes.

A few raffle prize donation ideas: Ball game or Broadway tickets, Weekend get-away packages, Museum admission passes, or Goodies from local businesses–massage treatments, dinner-for-two, or family events.

All proceeds from the raffle will go towards our subsidized share program.

If you are interested in donating a prize for the raffle, please email events [at] sunnysidecsa.com or Contact Us.

Thank you in advance for your kind donation!