Friday, March 18, 2011

2011 Egg CSA, Now Accepting Members

Do you want fresh delicious eggs laid by happy chickens here in Brooklyn?

Now is your chance. Bk farmyards is accepting members for out 2011 Egg CSA.

When you become a member of bk farmyards Egg CSA, you’re purchasing a “share” of the eggs from our chickens. Weekly from May through October, you will receive a dozen fresh eggs. Our chickens are cage free, and can go in or outside as they please. Our chickens are fed a variety of foods including spent grain, lots of veggie scraps, formulated feed, weeds from the farm, as well as all the grubs, worms and insects they find as they wander the garden. This means happier chickens and better tasting eggs for you!

• Join the CSA. Signing up is easy. Fill out an application and choose your payment methods. The CSA runs from May 5th to October 6th. Membership costs $90-$135 depending on your income, for 22 weeks. We have a variety of payment options; you can pay for the whole season up front, pay in two installments.

• Attend workdays and workshops. All CSA members are requested to attend one workday at the Imani garden. Members are encouraged to attend our free community workshops. Please engage with us in the process of raising chickens, building community and celebration!

• Pick up your egg share every week. Come by the garden every week to pick up your eggs. If you can’t make it one week, ask a friend to pick up your share. Picks ups will be Thursdays from 5:30-7pm. The Imani Garden is located on Schenectady between Dean & Pacific in Crown Heights.

• Enjoy fresh and healthy eggs. Every week you will receive about a dozen fresh eggs. Our eggs come from cage free chickens, fed organic feed and food scraps, plus all the grubs and worms they like while they wander around the garden.

Want to Join? Here is the Application

Membership is on a first come first serve basis, with preference given to those living in N. Crown Heights and Bed Stuy. Sending an emailed copy of the application form will hold your spot, until checks arrive in the mail.

For more information check out our brochure or flyer or email

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