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Farm Update – July 4th Week

 

  
      

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  Our Next Food Truck Rodeo is Friday, July 20th!

The final Food Truck Rodeo of the season is fast approaching.

Get ready for lots of outdoor fun. There’s family fun for all including hayrides, corn hole games, a bouncy house and face painting for the kids. Adults can enjoy craft beer from local breweries and wine.   The food trucks that will be participating for this event: Wafle & Dinghy, Cheesy Pete, Elizabeth Walker, Green Street & Kona Ice

They’ll be entertainment by the School of Rock band of Long Island.

Tickets for the Food Truck Rodeo may be purchased in advance  at the Farm stand or may be purchased at the door.

If you’ve volunteered in the past and would like to help out at the Food Truck Rodeo, click the link below:

 


 

Upcoming Fundraisers in 2018
Mark your calendar and join us for one or all of our fundraisers. There’s something for everyone in our new Barnyard Event Series. We are adding new food and beverage vendors, lots of exciting activities including line dancing, different and fresh local bands and more entertainment. Don’t worry though, some of your old favorites will still be here for you to enjoy!
 
We are excited about our upcoming events and look forward to seeing you back at the farm this season.
 

We Have What You Need for Your July 4th BBQs

Here’s what’s at the farm stand:

From Crossroads Farm:

Black and red raspberries, a wide variety of loose leaf and head lettuces, snap peas, kale, Swiss chard, fresh herbs and squash blossoms

From Rustic Roots:

Local asparagus, sweet potato, red potatoes, Yukon gold potato, yellow onions, red onions, peaches, sugar plums, beefsteak tomatoes, heirloom cherry tomatoes, cucumbers strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, cherries, and CORN (NON-GMO from No. Carolina).

Note: Local corn is not available yet.

From Alberts:

ALL ORGANIC – Green beans, broccoli crowns, carrots, green & red cabbage, cauliflower, celery, green swiss chard, corn, eggplant, butternut squash noodles, zucchini noodles, garlic, ginger, turmeric, portabella mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, baby arugula, zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes on the vine, *NEW ITEM – few varieties of vegan salad bowls.

Tom Cat Bakery:

Pretzel burger buns, brioche burger buns, brioche hot dog buns, brioche cheddar pull aparts, onion-poppy pull aparts, raisin walnut cranberry pull aparts, pugliese sesame batard, 7 grain batard and pumpernickel batard

Jericho Cider Mill:

Apple cider donuts

10″ pies: apple, blueberry, cherry, peach
6″ pie: apple, apple crumb, apple raspberry crumb, apple cherry crumb, blueberry, peach

Missy’s Baked Goods:
Chocolate chip cookie, oatmeal raisin cookie, snickerdoodle cookie, macadamia nut cookie
 


Volunteer Opportunities in July_

 

 

Want to get involved?  Want to make a difference at the farm and in your community?  We have a vibrant and well organized volunteer program.

Come join us at the farm and enjoy a day outside while you get your hands dirty. We are maintaining the fields, sowing seeds, planting,  transplanting and harvesting.  Join us and help us grow, learn some farming and biodynamic skills while you mingle with the staff and other volunteers. If getting your hands dirty is not your thing, you may also help at our next fundraiser the Food Truck Rodeo on Friday, July  20th.

 Friday, July 6th from 9 am – 11 am, Field 2 – Tomato Trellising.

 Tuesday, July 10th from 2pm – 4pm, Seed Saving

 Tuesday, July 17th from 9am – 11am, Farm Clean-up amd Recycle Day

 Wednesday, July 18th from 9 am – 10 am, Seed Saving & Weeding

 Friday, July 20th from 4:30pm – 9:30pm, Event help – Food Truck Rodeo

 Friday, July 27th from 8:30am – 10:30am, Soil Blocking

 Tuesday, July 31st from 10am – 12pm, Starting Seeds

Please join us for one or more volunteer activities. Sign up here.

Note: Press the down arrow to the right of the first activity displayed to see them all.

 


Many Annuals and Perennials Still Available for Your Garden

Many plants and flowers available at the farm this weekend, purchase  roses, annuals including  impatiens, marigolds, begonias, portulaca, petunias, and more. Buy annuals by the flat or single cell. We also have a variety of hanging baskets including impatiens, petunias, and geraniums.  Please stop in to purchase these beautiful flowers for your home and garden. 

 


Attention Landscapers and Home Gardeners: Crossroads Farm’s Own Compost

Crossroads Farm has taken one more step in being earth-friendly!  Our 5-Gallon compost bags are now being sold in reusable burlap, With each purchase, there is one less plastic bag being used.  The bags are an additional $2 deposit you will get back upon return.  Inside is the same five gallons of our great local organic compost.  

 

Compost Pricing:   

  • 1 gallon –  $2.00
  • 5 gallons – $8.00
  • 1 yard –  $60.00
  • 5 yards –  $250.00
  • 10 yards – $450.00
  • Contact us regarding larger volume pricing. 

For inquiries email compost@crossroadsfarmli.org


Last Chance to Buy CSA Booklets for 2018!

Support your local farm by providing revenue for the current growing season. This revenue goes towards the purchase of soil, seeds, and other farming supplies. Sales of 2018 CSA Booklets ends on July 3rd.

Here’s how Crossroads Farm Consumer Supported Agriculture (CSA) works:

  • Purchase your CSA booklet at $50 and receive $55 worth of coupons.
  • Purchase your CSA booklet at $100 and receive $110 worth of coupons.
  • Use your CSA coupons for purchases in the farm stand.

Additionally, customers using their CSA booklets get a 10% discount on all their farm stand purchases.

You may purchase your CSA booklets on-line by clicking the link below or in the farm stand.


Store Hours during the July 4th Week:

 

Monday, Tuesday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Wednesday, July 4th – CLOSED for the holiday.

Thursday – Sunday: -10 AM – 6 PM

 


480 Hempstead Avenue – Malverne – NY – 11565 – google map – 516-881-7900 – info@nassaulandtrust.org – Store Hours


Click donate to make a fully tax-deductible contribution.  Or click volunteer to offer your time.  Our success depends on you, our extended farm family!

 
      


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Volunteer Opportunities – July 2018

 

  
      

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Volunteer Opportunities in July

 

 

Come join us at the farm and enjoy a day outside while you get your hands dirty. We are maintaining the fields, sowing seeds, planting,  transplanting and harvesting.  Join us to help us grow and learn some farming skills while you mingle with the staff and other volunteers. If getting your hands dirty is not your thing, you may also help at our next fundraiser the Food Truck Rodeo on Friday, July  20th.

 

 

 Friday, July 6th from 9 am – 11 am, Field 2 – Tomato Trellising.

 Tuesday, July 10th from 2pm – 4pm, Seed Saving

 Tuesday, July 17th from 9am – 11am, Farm Clean-up amd Recycle Day

 Wednesday, July 18th from 9 am – 10 am, Seed Saving & Weeding

 Friday, July 20th from 4:30pm – 9:30pm, Event help – Food Truck Rodeo

 Friday, July 27th from 8:30am – 10:30am, Soil Blocking

 Tuesday, July 31st from 10am – 12pm, Starting Seeds

 

Please join us for one or more volunteer activities. Sign up here.

Note: Press the down arrow to the right of the first activity displayed to see them all.

 

The farm thrives on community support.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

 

 


 

480 Hempstead Avenue – Malverne – NY – 11565 – google map – 516-881-7900 – info@nassaulandtrust.org – Store Hours


Click donate to make a fully tax-deductible contribution.  Or click volunteer to offer your time.  Our success depends on you, our extended farm family!

 
      


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Volunteer Clean-Up and Recycle Day at the Farm

 

  
      

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Clean Up and Recycle Day at the Farm

 

 

My name is Lindsey and I’m interning at Crossroads farm this summer. I’m hosting a clean-up and recycle day on Tuesday, July 17th from 9 AM – 11 AM at the farm. We’ll be collecting trash and debris in and around the fields and property. We will separate each waste product into separate categories for proper recycle and disposal.  You’ll also learn a little bit about composting while you’re here. Please dress for the day and wear proper sun-protection. Please also bring your own reusable water bottles.

 

To participate, please sign up  here.

 

The farm thrives on community support.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

 

 

 


480 Hempstead Avenue – Malverne – NY – 11565 – google map – 516-881-7900 – info@nassaulandtrust.org – Store Hours


Click donate to make a fully tax-deductible contribution.  Or click volunteer to offer your time.  Our success depends on you, our extended farm family!

 
      


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Farm Update – Join Us Tonight at 5 PM for Our Food Truck Rodeo Fundraiser!

 

  
      

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 Its Here! Join Us Tonight at 5 PM for Our Food Truck Rodeo Fundraiser!

Join us tonight for our first Food Truck Rodeo of the season!

Get ready for lots of outdoor fun. There’s family fun for all including hayrides, corn hole games, a bouncy house and face painting for the kids. Adults can enjoy craft beer from Lithology Brewing Co. and other local breweries. They’ll be wine and spirits from Long Island Beverage Brokers.   The food trucks that will be participating for this event: Empanada Queen, Good Eats Grill, Mr. Smith’s Seafood, and Frozen Sin.  

They’ll be entertainment by the Stagecoach Band of Long Island.

 

Tickets for the Food Truck Rodeo may be purchased in advance  at the Farm stand or may be purchased at the door.

If you’ve volunteered in the past and would like to help out at the Food Truck Rodeo, click the link below:

 


The Malverne Civic Association presents: A Garden Tour on Saturday, June 23rd

 

Come explore some of Malverne’s hidden gems. Many of your neighbors have generously opened their gardens for your enjoyment. Start at Crossroads Farm to get your program and map. Tour the specific locations and enjoy the beautiful home gardens of Malverne.  Also tour the Teaching Garden and Herb Spiral at Crossroads before concluding with light refreshments at the Farm.

 

 

Purchase tickets on-line at: http://www.malvernecivic.com/gardentour

 


Upcoming Fundraisers in 2018
Mark your calendar and join us for one or all of our fundraisers. There’s something for everyone in our new Barnyard Event Series. We are adding new food and beverage vendors, lots of exciting activities including line dancing, different and fresh local bands and more entertainment. Don’t worry though, some of your old favorites will still be here for you to enjoy!
 
We are excited about our upcoming events and look forward to seeing you back at the farm this season.
 

See What’s at the Farm stand Fathers Day Weekend!

We have just what you need to enjoy a backyard barbecue with Dad including marinades, rubs, cheeses, burger & hot dog buns, dessert items, and more. We  have some great gift items too!

Here’s a sampling:

Missy’s Baked Goods:
 
Blueberry breads, whole wheat banana bread, chocolate chip bread, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies, macadamia nut cookies and M&M cookies.
 
Jericho Cider Mill:
Apple cider donuts
10″ pies:
Apple, blueberry, peach, strawberry rhubarb pie
6″ pies:
Apple or apple crumb blueberry, apple cherry crumb, peach raspberry crumb, apple raspberry crumb & apple blueberry crumb.
 
Tom Cat Bakery:
Bavarian Pretzels, brioche burger & hot dog buns, brioche cheddar pull aparts, onion-poppy pull aparts, 7 grain batard, pugliese batard & pretzel batons.
 
Rustic Roots: sourced from Briermere Farm – Riverhead, Hepworth Farms – Hudson Valley, Lady Moon – Georgia:
Asparagus, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries,  peaches, heirloom cherry tomatoes, rainbow carrots, red & golden beets, beefsteak tomatoes, sweet potato, Yukon, red potatoes, cucumbers, yellow & red onions, broccoli crowns, yellow squash, zucchini, kale, rhubarb, swiss chard.
 
 
Vines & Branches:
 
Roasted garlic champagne mustard, champagne jalepeño mustard, sweet beet & horseradish mustard.
 
Backyard Bees:
 
Mountain Man soap (skin softening & moisturizing for tired, dry skin, particularly under a bushy beard), Beard Balm (6 beards nourishing oils & beeswax combine to tame, nourish & sweeten beards & mustaches), Gardeners soap (hemp oil to soothes dry hardworking hands, while coffee grinds gently scrub the dirt away), Traditional cedarwood shaving soap, Cool Cat (minty mixed with pine & lavender) OR Zesty (ground juniper berries are great for exfoliating & help control small breakouts) – combo body/shampoo bar, all in one – great for the gym rat.

 


Roses, Hanging Baskets, and Annuals Available 

Many plants and flowers available at the farm this weekend, purchase  roses, annuals including  impatiens, marigolds, begonias, portulaca, petunias, and more. Buy annuals by the flat or single cell. We also have a variety of hanging baskets including impatiens, petunias, and geraniums.  Please stop in to purchase these beautiful Spring flowers for your home and garden. 

There’s also a variety of organic herbs to purchase including basil, thyme, rosemary, oregano, catmint, mint & more.


Attention Landscapers and Home Gardeners: Crossroads Farm’s Own Compost

 

We produce high-quality organic compost at Crossroads Farm in conjuction with the New York Equestrian Center.  Get the composted manure that we use at Crossroads.

We have large volumes available at very competitive pricing.   

  • 1 gallon –  $2.00
  • 5 gallons – $8.00
  • 1 yard –  $60.00
  • 5 yards –  $250.00
  • 10 yards – $450.00
  • Contact us regarding larger volume pricing. 

For inquiries email compost@crossroadsfarmli.org


Support Crossroads Farm and Purchase Your 2018 CSA Booklets Today!

Support your local farm by providing revenue for the current growing season. This revenue goes towards the purchase of soil, seeds, and other farming supplies.

Here’s how Crossroads Farm Consumer Supported Agriculture (CSA) works:

  • Purchase your CSA booklet at $50 and receive $55 worth of coupons.
  • Purchase your CSA booklet at $100 and receive $110 worth of coupons.
  • Use your CSA coupons for purchases in the farm stand.

Additionally, customers using their CSA booklets get a 10% discount on all their farm stand purchases.

You may purchase your CSA booklets on-line by clicking the link below or in the farm stand.


 The Farm stand is OPEN!

Store Hours:

Tuesday – Sunday 10 AM – 6:00 PM

 


 

480 Hempstead Avenue – Malverne – NY – 11565 – google map – 516-881-7900 – info@nassaulandtrust.org – Store Hours


Click donate to make a fully tax-deductible contribution.  Or click volunteer to offer your time.  Our success depends on you, our extended farm family!

 
      


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Reminder: Volunteer Opportunities in June

 

  
      

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REMINDER -Volunteer Opportunities in June

 

 

Come join us at the farm and enjoy a day outside while you get your hands dirty. We are preparing the fields, sowing seeds, planting,  transplanting and harvesting.  Join us to help get the fields growing and learn some farming skills while you mingle with the staff and other volunteers. If getting your hands dirty is not your thing, you may also help at our next fundraiser the Food Truck Rodeo on Friday, June  15th.

 

 

On Tuesday, June 12th from 9:30am – 11:30am, Field 1 preparation and maintenance.

On Friday, June 15th from 8am – 10am, transplant Calendula flowers

On Friday, June 15th from 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM, event help – Food Truck Rodeo

On Thursday, June 21st from 3:00pm – 5:00pm, work with strawberries

On Tuesday, June 26th from 8:00am – 10am, harvest what’s ready!

On Thursday, June 29th from 9:00 am – 11:00 am, trellis tomatoes

 

Please join us for one or more volunteer activities. Sign up here.

Note: Press the down arrow to the right of the first activity displayed to see them all.

 

The farm thrives on community support.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

 


480 Hempstead Avenue – Malverne – NY – 11565 – google map – 516-881-7900 – info@nassaulandtrust.org – Store Hours


Click donate to make a fully tax-deductible contribution.  Or click volunteer to offer your time.  Our success depends on you, our extended farm family!

 
      


A stewardship project of the Nassau Land Trust – [profilelink] – Privacy Policy