MEAT Share Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)!
Imagine… a monthly selection of antibiotic-free, hormone-free meats, straight from the New York family farms where they are raised to your table!
WHAT WILL I GET EACH PICK UP IN A TYPICAL SHARE?
SUMMER season and WINTER season meat shares are similar.
The Meat share is 6 months of a once-a-month pickup. All meats in our CSA program will come from animals fed NO anitibiotics, hormones, or animal by-products of any kind. All meat will be frozen.
TYPICAL QUANTITY will be 4-5 lbs of prime beef/3-4 pieces per month, OR one whole free-range pasture raised chicken fed organic feed, plus 2-3 cuts of beef, lamb, or pork, or something similar.
3 months: Beef from upstate NY farmers we work with from their strictly grassfed herd. The meat is high-quality and delicious! No Dairy beef here! A typical share would be approximately 5 lbs of beef, i.e. one 3 lb roast, OR 1-2 prime steaks and 1.5 lbs ground beef. This is not a huge amount of meat, however prime grassfed beef retails for more than $18 per lb in local stores, and the share costs just $50 per month – what you’d pay for one prime steak shipped through the mail!
2-3 months: Whole chickens, raised on our farm or from nearby farmers we work with. Free range Cornish cross broilers, fed all vegetarian feed and no antibiotics. Sorry but they are not soy-free.
1 month: pork or lamb, plus some additional items, including possibly DUCK or FISH. Lamb raised on our farm, grassfed and humanely raised. Grassfed Pork from farmers who we personally know in upstate NY. Each will consist of approximately 4 packages of different cuts.
PORK-FREE shares are possible (will be substituted w beef or chicken): please note your preference in ” comments” box at time of sign up or send us an email after signing up
Meat that is not picked up CAN NOT BE SAVED OR REPLACED. If you are not able to make your share pick-up, you are welcome to have a friend pick up your share. No prior notice is required, just tell them to check in under your name.
Our goal is to supply you with good value and great quality. The quantity of meat will vary depending on the type of product and its monetary value.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
CSA is like a subscription, or a vegetable-of-the-week club. You pay in full for your share before the distributions begin in early June, and in return for your commitment to our farm we provide you with just-picked organic produce at a good value, as well as farm trips, news, recipes, and a community of like-minded people to get to know!
WINTER SEASON DETAILS
Meat shares are a monthly pickup for the 6 month season, for a total of 6 pickups. Cost is $300
SUMMER SEASON DETAILS
Meat shares are a monthly pickup for the 24 week season, for a total of 6 pickups. ALL Meat PICKUPS WILL BE ON “A” weeks, every 4th week (i.e. the first pickup of the season, and every other week after that.) At all locations except for on the farm, you DO have to sign up for a a vegetable share, to get the meat share.