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Farm Update 9-13-19

Join us for A Night Under the Stars with Malverne Civic Association!

Join us on September 20th, 2019 for our annual wine tasting event with The Malverne Civic Association! Ages 21+. 
 
Ticket prices:
$30 in advance
$35 at the door

 

Contact us at info@nassaulandtrust.org with any questions.


See What’s at the Farmstand this Weekend

From Our Fields

Other Produce and Products:

Friday:

Produce:

Org red onion, org yellow onion, org sweet potato, org carrots, org zucchini, org Zestar apples

LOCAL: “Rottkamp Farms” Long Island corn, local honeycrisp apples, local McIntosh apples, local Paula Red apples, local spring mix and local beefsteak tomatoes

Other products:

Jericho Cider Mill: 1/2 gallon size apple cider, 10″ pies – apple  or blueberry
6″ pies – apple, blueberry, apple raspberry crumb, apple cherry crumb

September Sales:

Crimson & Clove Spices = buy 2 get 1 free
Kookaburra Coffee = Decaf ONLY BOGO Free
All hot sauces = 20% off
Selected Traditional Medicinal Teas = 20% off

Carrots


Rosie

Swing by the farm Saturday, 9/14/19 from 12pm-3pm, for some free samples with Rosie’s Hot Sauce.

Rosie will also have some recipes on hand, such as spicy pickled onions, and hot honey butter with cornbread.


Young Farmers Education Program

young farmers

Each week, young farmers will work with Education Staff alongside Farm Staff to experience what it takes to work on an organic urban farm. Seasonally appropriate activities include seeding, composting, weeding, harvesting and seed saving and more!

6-week series meeting on the following dates 10:00 am -11:30 am:

September 19th

September 26th

October 3rd

October 10th

October 17th

October 24th

Check out our Eventbrite page for more information.


Harvest Volunteers needed next week!

The fields are alive, we could use a hand with harvesting and processing all our beautiful produce! Come drop in any weekday between 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 

Join us and get your hands dirty at the farm! 

For more information on our volunteer program, check our website’s volunteer section or email volunteer@nassaulandtrust.org. 


Mark your calendars! Barnyard Event Series 2019

Barnyard Series Updated Event Flyer

Save the date for our fundraising events this year!

All proceeds raised for our events directly support the farm and our ability to carry out our mission. 


Compost at Crossroads

introduces our newest product, compost tea!

Compost Tea

– Half gallon container.
– Makes 32 gallons of tea.
– Put 2 ounces per gallon or 1 tablespoon for each quart of water.
– This is the organic compost leachate from organic composted pine shavings, hay and horse manure.
– Contains microorganisms which feed your soil and plants.
– Non-acidic/neutral pH and not treated with lime.
– Composted to between 130°F to 160°F to kill any weed seed and any potential pathogens.
– Approx. 180 ppm of nitrogen

Come on by and pick some up to support your fall garden!

Compost!

We offer compost in a variety of ways: 

1 gallon for $2.00

7.5 gallons for $8.00

One tractor bucket for $25.00

By the yard

1 cubic yard for $60.00

5 cubic yards for $250.00

10 cubic yards for  $450.00

For quantities that require tractor use (1 yard plus,) please schedule in advance with our compost manager Joe Castiglia at (347) 925 – 3292. 


Our Store Hours 

NEW STORE HOURS (now in effect)

OPEN: Friday through Monday from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

CLOSED: T, W, Th

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

 

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

We have several volunteer opportunities available! 

1. General harvesting, weeding, and fieldwork. Come in any weekday morning from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. 

2. Mowing, weed whacking, and landscaping. Come in any weekday morning from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. 

3. Event help for our and Malverne Civic’s A Night Under the Stars Wine Tasting, September 20th. Event help might include helping with wristbands, set-up, pouring, or other set-up and break down tasks. 

Sign up for event help here. For field support, you can either sign up for a listed session or drop-in during our hours. 

We appreciate your passion and support, and we hope to see you soon!


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