Sunset Park CSA Potluck on February 4!

Save the Date – Sunset Park CSA Potluck on Saturday, February 4

Sunset Park CSA is having a potluck!  Join Martin and Gaudencia Rodriguez from MimoMex Farm and members of the Sunset Park CSA on Saturday, February 4 from 1-3 pm to share in food, learn more about the farm and sign up for the 2012 season!  Please invite friends and neighbors who are interested in learning more about the CSA to join us.

The potluck will take place at The Center for Family Life in the 2nd floor meeting room, located at 345 43rd Street.

Please RSVP to sunsetparkcsa(at)gmail.com with the number of adults and children who plan to attend. We look forward to seeing you on February 4!

And here are a few other interesting events going on…

Just Food is having a conference!

Join Just Food, local food lovers and advocates, CSA members, community gardeners, urban and rural farmers, food professionals and entrepreneurs for two days of hands-on workshops, discussions, skills-building sessions, and good food. Learn about cooking and food preservation techniques, CSA trends, and the food justice movement in New York City and beyond, as well as ways you can mobilize to create good food projects in your own community.The Conference will take place on February 24 and 25.  You can attend one or both days.  Learn more and buy tickets online at http://justfood.org/events/overview. The first five members to sign up from Sunset Park CSA will receive a 25% discount off ticket prices. If you would like to attend, please email sunsetparkcsa(at)gmail.com  for the discount code.

Did you know that Sunset Park has a community garden?

The community garden is located on 64th St between 3rd and 4th Ave.  The garden is now accepting new members for 2012.  If you are interested in joining the garden or learning more, please email 64thcommunitygarden(at)gmail.com.  Please mention in your email that you are a member of the Sunset Park CSA.

Food related conferences in Jan and Feb

Even though we are in the “off” season of our CSA, there are still many food and health related events going on around the city!

On  January 21,  join TEDx Manhattan in “Changing the Way We Eat” and on February 25 & 25, there is Just Food ‘s 2012 conference.

Check ‘em out!