Posted (Lori) in News
WEEK #13
Dear CSA Member
Moving into fall and you will see the difference starting to show in your CSA shares.  There are still summer time vegetables: Tomatoes and Peppers with new fall crops of Kale, Broccoli and Leeks.  Each week the farm moves slowly with the seasons.
September 12 is the annual Fall Farm Festival from 11:30-3.  If you are using GPS please use 145 Garcia Lane, Leeds, NY 12451.  There are also directions on the farm website, “Contact Us” tab.  Use the Physical Address  Come and meet your farmers, walk the fields where your vegetables are grown.  At 12 we will gather for lunch.  The farm will provide pulled pork with rolls and also a vegetarian stew, roast corn, portobello mushrooms, fresh fruit and coffee.  We ask members to bring a dish to share to help round out the lunch offerings and their own place setting.
There will be wagon rides, walks around the farm, pick a bouquet of flowers and help dig carrots to take home.   If you would like to take flowers home, please bring your own scissors and something that will keep the flowers until you get home.  Wet paper towels or newspapers in a plastic bag will usually do the trick.  No pets, please.
If you are traveling from NYC you might be interested in the bus that Chelsea CSA is sponsoring:
Bus Info:
The Chelsea CSA is chartering a bus from NYC to the farm and back for the Fall Farm Festival on Saturday 9/12. Bus tickets are $5 per person and will help defray the cost of the bus rental.
Tickets can be purchased here:
Transportation will leave from the Hudson Guild Elliott Center (441 West 26 St) at 8:30 am SHARP! Please arrive NO LATER THAN 8:15 am, or you will miss the bus. We will begin boarding at 8 am in front of the Center. Plan to arrive back in the city around 6 pm. Kids are welcome. Tickets are first-come first-served and are non-refundable.
Questions about the trip should be directed at Day of contact is Laura,  908-866-1272.
Other local farms and businesses that will be attending:
Heather Ridge Farm will have pastured meat and poultry for sale along with fiber items, socks from their own flock of Dorset & Icelandic sheep and llama wool, beeswax candles . All meat is frozen, please bring a cooler if you would like to purchase meat or poultry. To view all of their products go to their website.  If you are interested in placing a larger meat order, please contact Heather Ridge at  Eat local.  Stock up on meat and poultry by ordering from Heather Ridge Farm and pick up your order at the farm visit.
Banana Moon Bakery with their delicious baked treats will have cookies and pie for sale.
Our local  Beekeeper James McManus will have the observation hive and also honey for sale.
Stoneledge Farm Marketplace items will be available as well during the Farm Visit.
Hope to see you at the Fall Farm Festival.
Deborah for everyone at Stoneledge Farm
This is a Coffee Share delivery week
Sunkist Heirloom Yellow Tomatoes-3
White Russian Kale-1 bunch
Dill- 1 bunch
Leeks-1 bunch
Cabbage-1 head
White Potatoes-2 pounds
Sweet Peppers-4
Broccoli-2 heads
Red Tomatoes-an updated list will be sent tomorrow after harvest
Fruit Share
1 bag
Bartlett Pears
1 bag
Donut Peaches
both grown by Fix Brothers Orchard
Mushroom Share
grown by Bulich Mushroom Company

Stoneledge Farm LLC
359 Ross Ruland Road
South Cairo, NY  12482

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