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Strawberry Picking June 17

Take a ride with us to visit Golden Earthworm Organic Farm and pick all the sweet strawberries you want (first pint is free!).

Strawberry season is underway, and Golden Earthworm Farm is offering u-pick strawberries to CSA members only. You’re welcome to drive out to the farm on your own, but to make it even easier, we’ve chartered a bus!

When: Saturday, June 17th
Bus Pick up: 8:30am at Sunnyside Community Services
Bus Return: 5:30/6:00pm
Suggested Donation: $5 per person / $10 per family (kids free)

All veggie share members get a free quart of strawberries. Want more than a pint? Pick as much as you’d like for only $4.50/pint.

Sign up for a spot on the chartered bus here. (Spots are limited–sign up soon!)


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U-Pick Strawberries (final details)

UPDATE: Our bus is full! For those who are already signed up, please be ready to go at the Pathmark parking lot NO LATER than 8:50am.

As mentioned earlier, lots of folks are interested in sharing a bus ride to Golden Earthworm Organic Farm on June 10th for a day of Strawberry Picking! Now for  the final details… Please read and sign up for the trip!

Once a year Golden Earthworm Organic Farm opens up their beautiful organic strawberry fields for you and your family to enjoy a day of strawberry picking. SUNNYSIDE and ASTORIA CSAs will be traveling by bus to the farm, located in the North Fork of Long Island.

THE SPECIFICS

  • DATE: Sunday June 10th, 2012
  • TIME: Please be at the Pathmark parking lot for pick up NO later than 8:50am
  • We will be back in Astoria/Sunnyside by 5:30pm

***PICK UP: @ PATHMARK Parking LOT ***
Pathmark Long Island City
4202 Northern Blvd
LIC, NY 11101

If you are driving, visit the Golden Earthworm page for directions. Depending on traffic, the drive is a little over 2 hours.

PLEASE PACK A LUNCH! This trip is rain or shine please dress appropriately—the farm can be a little muddy in the Spring 🙂

Sorry, no animals are allowed on the bus or the farm.

Again, if you are definitely planning on attending the strawberry picking, please fill out the short form.

NOTE: Even if you already filled out the previous form expressing interest in attending the strawberry picking, we need you to fill out this new confirmation form. ***It is especially important to fill out the form if you plan on taking the bus!***

Bus for U-Pick Strawberries Sun. June 10th!

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Photo via: Golden Earthworm Organic Farm

Because interest in attending the U-Pick Strawberries event at Golden Earthworm Farm on Sunday June 10th was high, we have arranged for a bus to transport members to and from the farm!  The cost to ride the bus is $5 per adult CSA member, $10 per adult non-member, and children ride free (note, this is in addition to the cost to pick the strawberries, which is $4/quart).  We will be sharing the bus with members from the Astoria CSA.  The pickup will be at 9:00 am at the Pathmark on Northern Blvd, and the estimated arrival time back into Queens is 5 pm.

If you are definitely planning on attending the strawberry picking, please fill out the short form.

NOTE: Even if you already filled out the previous form expressing interest in attending the strawberry picking, we need you to fill out this new confirmation form. ***It is especially important to fill out the form if you plan on taking the bus!***

CLICK HERE to fill out the form

We hope you enjoy picking (and eating!) all of those delicious strawberries!

Questions? Feel free to Contact Us!

Strawberry Picking Spectacular!

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Photo via: Golden Earthworm Organic Farm

On Sunday, June 10th, CSA members can pick organic strawberries at $4 a quart at Golden Earthworm Organic Farm (our vegetable farm)! Depending on your interest, we are hoping to help arrange transportation to the farm, which is a couple of hours away on the East End of Long Island. Whether this is in the form of a bus or carpooling depends on the interest level, so if you are seriously interested in this fun event, please fill out our online survey now! Time is of essence!

Just so you know, Golden Earthworm Organic Farm is open on other weekends for strawberry picking as well. If you want to go on your own, you can check their site for a list of U-Pick dates.