Ben Flanner in the hoop house at Brooklyn Grange. Over 20,000 seedlings are getting their start in the hoop house. They'll be planted in the beds at the Grange's Long Island City and Brooklyn Navy Yard rooftop plots in the coming weeks.

Ben Flanner, founder and head-farmer at the Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm. The Grange is expanding to a second one-acre roof in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and expects to harvest 30,000 pounds of produce this ...

 
Wen-Jay Ying, founder of the Local Roots CSA, with an armful of organic produce from their partner Rogowski Farms. Brooklyn is home to close to fifty CSAs, and the cutthroat signup season for shares starts now. Check our listings for all Brooklyn's CSAs in our Good Food Guide.

Wen-Jay Ying, founder of the Local Roots CSA, with an armful of organic produce from Rogowski Farms. Brooklyn is home to close to fifty CSAs, and the cutthroat signup season for shares starts now. Check ...

 
plovgh

Plovgh (pronounced ‘plow’), an East Williamsburg-based alt-CSA, is forging their own freewheeling twist on the traditional CSA subscription model. Plovgh partners with several upstate farms to bring a wide variety of fresh local produce to ...

 
Rhode Island's Walrus and Carpenter Oyster Farm is bringing their fresh oyster CSA to The Brooklyn Kitchen on Saturday, December 17th.

Rhode Island's Walrus and Carpenter Oyster Farm is bringing their fresh oyster CSA to The Brooklyn Kitchen on Saturday, December 17th. Long before the rise of the slice, the hot dog, or the ...

 
IMG_0238s

Wen-Jay Ying, founder of the Local Roots CSA, at one of her weekly produce pickups at 61 Local in Boerum Hill As CSAs have gained popularity as a way for Brooklynites to source fresh, local ...

 
IMG_0238s

Local Roots CSA Founder Wen-Jay Ying Suddenly, winter is gone.  Instead of finding ourselves hunched against swirls of snow, we’re dazzled by flurries of cherry blossoms wafting through the streets.  For those of you ...

 
IMG_0238s

Still looking for a CSA to tap this summer?  We’ve learned of a new one offering all kinds of produce and herbs for pickup in Williamsburg this season, and it’s got ...

 
IMG_0238s

Stacey Murphy and Bee Ayers of BK Farmyards As annoying as the goddamn Energizer Bunny is, it’s about time he did someone a solid. This year, Stacey Murphy of BK Farmyards – the local urban ‘...

 
IMG_0238s

There’s a new breed of CSA-inspired projects popping up in Brooklyn. The twist that these newbies are bringing to the table is something we all love: Freedom. What does that mean? You get to ...

 
IMG_0238s

It’s official. The spring training pre-season is on for our local farmers. The latest? Tenth Acre Farms, one of Williamsburg’s newer urban farms, recently opened registration for their 2011 CSA. There ...

 
IMG_0238s

Remember when the arrival of red-breasted robin or the emergence of those shocking green crocus shoots were the first harbingers of spring? Nowadays you know spring is lurking when the seasonal CSA buzz begins to ...

 
IMG_0238s

If there’s a knock on CSAs in our area it’s that the selection gets pretty limited from November through May. But that’s the point right? CSAs deliver fresh local produce days after ...

 
IMG_0238s

Could it bee the first ever in our parts?  We think so.  Meg Paska of Brooklyn Honey writes, “I will be making a limited number of Honey Shares available to folks in the neighborhood that ...

 
IMG_0238s

Vegetable CSAs are thriving in Brooklyn, but because of the high demand, it can be tough to get your share (see Food Coop above). Happily, farmers are starting to bring different types of produce to ...

 
IMG_0238s

It’s apple time! The good folks at Red Jacket Orchard have announced a new winter-season fruit CSA, with pickup locations at Brooklyn Farmacy in Carroll Gardens and The Urban Assembly of Arts and ...