Rockland Farm Alliance Announces its Third CSA Season
Rockland Farm Alliance (RFA) is excited to embark on the third growing season of its initial farm project, Cropsey Community Farm. RFA, whose mission is facilitating local sustainable agriculture in Rockland County and educating the community about small-scale farming and local food, started Rockland’s only Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm in 2010 on the former Cropsey Farm property in New City. Cropsey Community Farm has been visited by hundreds of students and has fed over 200 families fresh, locally grown, organic produce in its first two seasons.
“We have been amazed by the success of the farm and CSA program so far and look forward to this third season,” says Melinda Darer, new co-executive director of Rockland Farm Alliance. “Please show your supportnot just for Rockland’s newest and largest organic farm, but also for the revitalization of our entire local food system by becoming a member of Cropsey Community Farm CSA and a member of Rockland Farm Alliance.”
RFA and CSA membership support the preservation of farmland and open space, the creation of community farms and the development of educational agricultural programs for local schools, community members and young farmers.
For more information about CSA membership at Cropsey Community Farm or to become a Rockland Farm Alliance sustaining member, visit RocklandFarm.org. If you are a local business, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 634- 3167 to discuss an RFA business or corporate sponsorship. RFA is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, and all donations are tax-deductible.