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This Weekend at Crossroads Farm

 

Our Farmers Market Hours are Changing to 9:00AM – 2:00 PM starting THIS Saturday June 25th.
 
We will have all the same vendors selling their delicious local products and produce, however, they’ll be starting an hour later. Sleep in and then come and shop, eat, and mingle. Also this week’s entertainment will be the beautiful sound of Kyle’s Jazz Band.
 
 
Crossroads Farm’s Own Produce
 
 
The following will be available this weekend at our Farmers market and Farm stand:

 

  • Zucchini
  • Kale
  • Collard Greens
  • Lettuce
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries (In small supply)
  • Garlic scapes
  • Bunching onions
  • Vegetable, Flower & Herb seedlings

 

Additional produce and produce varieties from local farms will also be available in our farmstand.

 

Save by Using the Following Coupons at Crossroads Farm

Get 50% off all Crossroads Farm seedlings. This includes all flower, vegetable and herb plants sold at our farmstand and farmers market. Don’t miss out on your favorite varieties, they’ll be going fast! To redeem, click the coupon below and enter the promo code IS001.

Join our Buyers Club, the $15.00 membership fee is waived.

The farm’s buyers club program is a monthly online catalog of natural and fresh produce products (when in season).  It contains a regular assortment of bulk natural food and grocery items, as well as products we have in stock.  Many things are often offered at steep discounts.  All items in the catalog are typically discounted from store retail pricing.  Fresh, local produce will be included in months where it is available.  For bulk items, your puchase is pooled with other buyers, thus enabling us to pass savings along to you and your fellow shoppers.  We have access to a vast natural foods supplier and are always open to adding new products as suggested by our members.To redeem, click the coupon below and enter the promo code IS002.

Sunshine Day Camp Back by Popular Demand

Summer camp is coming back with more dates to choose from.  You can reserve days for your child now!  Choose one day, selected days, a week, or 3 weeks. Prices are reduced if purchased in advance. The more days you reserve, the lower the price. Click here for more information and to reserve days.

All of us look forward to seeing you around the farm!

With gratitude,

Rick White, NLT Chairman and Farm Advisory Committee Chair
Leonore Russell, Education Director
Stephanie Kane, Field Manager
Judi Consigli, Operations Manager
Danielle Phair, Famstand Coordinator

 


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New Buyers Club Order Open

 

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The Buyers Club Order is Open

 

Time for a new buyers club order!

The order is open. Click here to access the catalog: http://buyersclub.crossroads-farm.org

The deadline for this order is Tuesday, June 28th.

Please feel free to respond to this email or reach out to us at any time with requests for items you do not see.  We have access to a vast natural foods wholesaler’s catalog.

The pick-up day at the farm will be on Saturday, July 2nd from 9 to 5.


We have also added a number of products which we have in stock.  There is no minimum for these items and are available while supplies last.  They all say “In Stock” and prices are discounted.  We will be adding more fresh produce from the farm and will send a bulletin with details in the coming days.  Here are some of the new items:

  • our own organic tomato and pepper seedlings, various kinds
  • our own zucchini and kale
  • our own sage, rosemary, basil seedlings
  • Crimson and Clove spices
  • Pickle and mustard making kits

Splitting-up helpers are needed! Please email Claudia if you can be there to help at 4 PM on June 27th. 

Please use our web-based ordering system to place your order.  This enables all of us to see which items have enough buyers to be included.  Information about each item is visible in real time.  We hope this both encourages each of you to select items to order and to see which items are fully allocated or will be soon with your election or elections of the item by others.

Please let me know if you experience any problems with the system or need any help.

If you have a password and have accessed the system before, you do not need to obtain a new password.  The password you used last time is still in effect.  If you don’t remember your password or are new to ordering, please use the link below in step 2 to get the password emailed to you.

Here are the instructions for accessing the on-line system and for requesting your purchases:

  1. Keep a record of your username: [_username]
  2. Obtain your password.  Click here:
    https://campaigns.softwhite.net/ConfirmQueue/GetMerge/[_queue]
    Your password will be emailed to you.
  3. Visit the ordering system.  After clicking the link below, you will be prompted to log in:
    http://buyersclub.crossroads-farm.org
    After logging in, you will see the order in the system.
  4. Once logged in, you will be viewing what we call the “order state”.  This is a view of the order that shows the total you have purchased as well as information about activity from other buyers.
  5. Click “Buy/Review” to see who has purchased the item and/or to purchase the item yourself.
  6. Click “Buy” to purchase the item in the unit amount indicated.
  7. Click “Sell” to remove an item you previously purchased.
  8. You can click “Buy” for as many shares as you wish to buy.
  9. If all shares for an item are purchased, you can click “Buy into a new case”.  A new set of shares will appear with one of them indicated as purchased by you.
  10. If enough shares are purchased for an item to complete the full case and one of the buyers is you, the system will indicate that your purchase is going to occur.
  11. To review your order, click “My Order”

Thank you for participating in this program!  If you have any questions, problems or feedback (positive or negative), please do not hesitate to reach out to me!

If you want to refer a friend to this program, please email me with the referral information.

Just a reminder that first time buyers will be charged a one-time fee of $10 when they pick up their order.

With gratitude,

Rick White, NLT, Farm Advisory Committee Chair, 516-308-1794
Danielle Phair, Farm Stand Coordinator
Stephanie Kane, Field Manager
Judi Consigli, Operations Manager

 


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Farmers Market Starts Today

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Starts in One Hour!


Folk Festival June 12 — next Sunday!


All of us look forward to seeing you around the farm!

With gratitude,

Rick White, NLT Chairman and Farm Advisory Committee Chair

Leonore Russell, Education Director
Stephanie Kane, Field Manager
Judi Consigli, Operations Manager
Danielle Phair, Famstand Coordinator

     

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s
480 Hempstead Avenue
Malverne, NY 11565
516-881-7900

Click here for our volunteer sign-up sheet.

Visit the farm web site.

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Volunteers Needed for Folk Festival on June 12th

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Volunteers Needed for Our Annual Folk Festival on Sunday June 12

We’re expecting a big crowd at our annual Folk Festival with this year’s headliner being Tom Chapin. We’ll need a lot of support from all our dedicated volunteers.

Please come out and help us.   There’s not only music but lots of activities  that require your support to make this day a success.   Please help us with the petting zoo, bouncy house, registers, ticket taking, set-up, clean-up and more.

The festival is on Sunday June 12th from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM. There are two time-slots that you can volunteer during and you may select one or both.

The first time-slot is from 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

The second time-slot is from 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Please sign up below.

Click here to sign up.

You can work all or part of the event, we are always grateful for any and all help you provide.

Please ask your friends and families to join us too. It’s a wonderful way to meet other members of our community and have a fun day as well!

We look forward to your help at the Folk Festival and in the future.

The farm thrives on community support.  

Thank you,
Judi Consigli, Operations Manager
Stephanie Kane, Field Manager
Danielle Phair, Farm Stand Coordinator
Lee Jacob, Volunteer Coordinator

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s
480 Hempstead Avenue
Malverne, NY 11565
516-881-7900

Click here for our volunteer sign-up sheet.

A project of the Nassau Land Trust

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Flowers for Memorial Day Weekend

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The store is full of flowers!

    

Store Coupons

Click on the coupon below to retrieve and use promo code AF001

Click on the coupon below to retrieve and use promo code AF002

Melissa and Doug Toys!

Click on the coupon below to retrieve and use promo code XD8


It’s In Store:  Honey From Our Farm Bees

      

Our own swiss chard

Bi-color organic corn coming this weekend


Store hours in December:  

Open Memorial Day weekend: Saturday and Sunday 10 to 6 and Monday from 10 to 3

Regular hours:  Tuesday to Thursday 11 to 6, Friday to Sunday 10 to 6.

Starting June 4th with the Farmer’s Market, Saturday hours will be 8 to 6.


Folk Festival June 12!


Sunshine Days: Summer Camp Is Back!

Summer camp is coming back with more dates to choose from.  You can reserve days for your child now!  Choose one day, selected days, a week, or 3 weeks.  Prices are reduced if purchased in advance. The more days you reserve, the lower the price. Click here for more information and to reserve days.



As a reminder, the farm is run by the Nassau Land Trust, a 501(c)(3) non profit.  When you come to an event or buy in the store, you are not only having fun, filling your table with healthy vegetables, and enjoying one of the most precious assets in our community, but you are also supporting the farm financially. We receive no financial support from Nassau County, nor do we receive any public funding.  Please support this project!


Have a great holiday weekend!  All of us look forward to seeing you around the farm!

With gratitude,

Rick White, NLT, Farm Advisory Committee, Chair
Judi Consigli, Operations Manager
Leonore Russell, Education Director
Stephanie Kane, Field Manager
Danielle Phair, Famstand Coordinator

     

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s
480 Hempstead Avenue
Malverne, NY 11565
516-881-7900

Click here for our volunteer sign-up sheet.

Visit the farm web site.

A stewardship project of the Nassau Land Trust

 

Folk at the Farm Welcomes Tom Chapin!

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Folk Festival June 12!


Sunshine Days: Summer Camp Is Back!

Summer camp is coming back with more dates to choose from.  You can reserve days for your child now!  Choose one day, selected days, a week, or 3 weeks.  Prices are reduced if purchased in advance. The more days you reserve, the lower the price. Click here for more information and to reserve days.



Opening Day A Great Success!


Paper Mulch

We are using a bio-degradable paper mulch on dozens of growing rows this year at the farm.


The Tomato Team!


All of us look forward to seeing you around the farm!

With gratitude,

Rick White, NLT Chairman and Farm Advisory Committee Chair

Leonore Russell, Education Director
Stephanie Kane, Field Manager
Judi Consigli, Operations Manager
Danielle Phair, Famstand Coordinator

     

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s
480 Hempstead Avenue
Malverne, NY 11565
516-881-7900

Click here for our volunteer sign-up sheet.

Visit the farm web site.

A stewardship project of the Nassau Land Trust

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Volunteers Needed for Planting!

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Volunteers Needed for General Planting and More!

The new growing season is upon us. The rain and cold weather has delayed our transplanting, planting and seeding. Now we need your help to get the farm green and growing.

We could use help planting, transplanting, direct seeding and also laying down the new paper mulch that will prevent weeds. There are several days when you can help, please click on the link below to view the dates and sign up.

Click here to sign up.

You can work as little or as long as you want, we’re always grateful for the help you provide.

The farm thrives on community support.  We look forward to seeing you back at the farm!

Thank you,
Stephanie Kane, Field Manager
Judi Consigli, Operations Manager
Lee Jacob, Volunteer Coordinator

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s
480 Hempstead Avenue
Malverne, NY 11565
516-881-7900

Click here for our volunteer sign-up sheet.

A project of the Nassau Land Trust

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Mother’s Day Flowers!

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Happy Mother’s Day from Crossroads Farm!

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than purchasing beautiful flowers from our farm-stand. We have many varieties including geraniums, dahlias, impatiens, and more. Purchase beautiful pre-made baskets, planters or individual plants.   For the gardening enthuisiast there’s flats of flowers and our own organic herb and vegetable seedlings.

Tempt Mom with some delicious sweet local preserves from  “Really Good Jam”  and “Miss Amy’s” or  local Tanglewood honey.  Additionally, there’s local artisan made soaps and organic lotions.

Store hours this weekend:

  •  Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 6

 Farmers Market starting Saturday, June 4th at 8:00 AM

Our regular farmers market is moving to Saturday mornings this year!  The market will start on June 4th, from 8AM – 1PM each Saturday, through November 19th. We’ll have many of our local vendors from last year’s farmers market like Miss Amy’s preserves, Lithology Brewing Co., Sal’s Pickles, Sconeheads and Sep’s Farm. And of course we’ll be there with our local produce and products. New vendors will be represented like Mana’s sauces and Catapano Goat cheese.

Our 2016 CSA discount books are available until May 31, 2016.  Booklets can be purchased online or in the store.  They are a great way to support the farm while getting a store discount on items of your choice.

Store hours this Season 2016:

  •  Monday Closed
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

We have firewood!  Available by the bundle, 1/4 cord, 1/2 cord, and full cord.


Opening Day 2016

The farm opening day ceremony and festivities have moved to Saturday, May 14th!  Please join the event on Facebook and show your support!  We will have a ribbon cutting, pony rides from the NYEC, hay rides, a bouncy house, live music by Copy Cat, craft vendors, food trucks, beer and wine, and lots of good stuff in the store.


Sunshine Days: Summer Camp Is Back!

Summer camp is coming back with more dates to choose from.  You can reserve days for your child now!  Choose one day, selected days, a week, or 3 weeks.  Prices are reduced if purchased in advance. The more days you reserve, the lower the price. Click here for more information and to reserve days.


The 2nd Annual Crossroads Folk Festival Featuring Tom Chapin

The Crossroads Folk Festival:  June 12th.  Tickets are on sale now.  To purchase in advance and for more information, please click here.


Organically Produced Compost

We are producing our own compost from horse manure.

The material is certified organic for our farm use and is available for your garden or business in small amounts (5 gallons) and in large amounts by the cubic yard.  Buy online or at the store and pick up from the farm.  The production process is a great example of sustainable interaction between two farms, ours and the New York Equestrian Center stables in West Hempstead.


All of us look forward to seeing you around the farm!

With gratitude,

Rick White, NLT Chairman and Farm Advisory Committee Chair

Leonore Russell, Education Director
Stephanie Kane, Field Manager
Judi Consigli, Operations Manager
Danielle Phair, Famstand Coordinator

     

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s
480 Hempstead Avenue
Malverne, NY 11565
516-881-7900

Click here for our volunteer sign-up sheet.

Visit the farm web site.

A stewardship project of the Nassau Land Trust

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