Only available for members purchasing a Family or Small vegetable share. If you are interested in splitting any of the add-on options with another member, or if you have any questions/issues with your add-on options, you can always contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fruit - Hepworth Farms Milton, NY (Weekly Delivery)
Hepworth grows a variety of fruits, including a wide variety of apples, apricots, blueberries, cherries, currants, gooseberries, grapes, melons, nectarines, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries, rhubarb and strawberries. Weather permitting, this season members can expect to start in June with strawberries, followed by cherries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches, and nectarines in July, and peaches, plums, blackberries, pears, and cantaloupe in August. In the fall, we typically receive a mix of gooseberries, ground cherries, grapes, apples, plums, and pears. Each week members will receive 2-4 different types of fruit averaging 5 lbs/week..
All berries and melons are organic; in fact they aren’t even sprayed with anything. With the rest of their fruit Hepworth practices Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Using IPM, Hepworth sprays only when and where necessary, using only the most natural of sprays.
Eggs - Wayne County, PA 1/2 dozen (Weekly Delivery)
Eggs come from Red Sex Link layers that are more than free-range as they are chickens who have a steady supply of fresh grass and bugs (a chicken’s natural diet). They are also supplemented with a custom blend of grain including flax seed, alfalfa and marigold.
Araucana Eggs - Sullivan County, NY 1/2 Dozen (Weekly Delivery)
These amazing eggs are from pastured Araucana Hens that when needed, are supplemented with organic feed. Sometimes called "easter eggs" because of their varied colors, Araucana hens are a breed that originated in South and Central America and lay eggs tinted from green to pink. They tend to have a richer flavor than the eggs of older hens, and often have darker, larger yolks as well signifying their higher nutrient value.
Raw Goat Milk – Hudson Valley, NY (1 Quart, Weekly Delivery)
The milk comes from goats who graze outdoors on grass. Their diet is supplemented organic grain (when they need coercing to come into the barn at milking time), and some hay in the winter.
Raw Milk – Hudson Valley, NY (1/2 gallon, Weekly Delivery)
The milk comes from Jersey cows, which according to milk lovers, produce the most creamy and delicious milk. It is non-homogenized and non-pasteurized, and is produced on a humane, non-toxic, pasture-based dairy farms that practice small-scale, traditional processing. The cows graze outdoors all day (except for milking time) and their pasture is constantly rotated to allow the grass to continue to grow. Their diet is supplemented with organic grain but they don't need much of that except in the winter when there isn’t much grass.
Organic Milk - Pasteurized, Non-Homogenized, Kosher Sullivan County, NY (1/2 gallon, Weekly Delivery)
Milk is processed at low heat so all the beneficial enzymes are intact! Cows are pastured and grass-fed and produce the kind of delicious, creamy milk that you can only get from Jersey Cows! Organic, whole milk is pastured and bottled on a state licensed plant using milk from closed herd of Jersey/Jersey Cross cows AND it's Kosher too!
Grass-Fed Cow Cheeses - Delaware County, NY (1/3 lb, Weekly Delivery)
Cow’s Cheese comes from 100% Grass-fed Cows. Various Goat Cheeses are from a 30-40 herd of pastured goats that are supplemented with hay and grain. Cow cheeses are made with the century-old tradition of aging cheese in cool, moist caves where temperature and humidity are relatively constant, the perfect conditions for ripening aged cheeses and bringing it to its elemental peak!
For a list of the many cow cheese varieties, click here.
Organic Plain or Flavored Greek Yogurt (Kosher)- Sullivan County, NY 5.3 oz (Weekly Delivery)
Whole milk yogurt is made from the raw milk of 100% Grass-fed Jersey Cows. Yogurt comes in individual sized, sealed containers.
Grass-fed Ground Beef - Sullivan County, NY (Weekly Delivery)
100% Grass-fed. USDA certified. No hormones or antibiotics are used; meat products are freshly vacuum-sealed and frozen.
Kosher Boneless Chicken Cutlets - Sullivan County, NY .85 lb (Weekly Delivery)
2 boneless, skinless chicken cutlets totaling @ .85 lb from free-range, hormone & antibiotic free chickens who are fed an all natural vegetarian diet AND they are Kosher! USDA inspected breast meat comes from a single bird, is trimmed and delivered fresh.
EVERY OTHER WEEK SHARES:
Bread from Bien Cuit - NYC 1 loaf (Every other Week Delivery)
Our fresh breads come from the exceptional multi-award winning, Cobble Hill bakery right here in Brooklyn, NY. Bien Suit combines small batch mixing with slow fermentation (16-68 hours) to create low-gluten, large, delicious crusty loaves of bread.
Grass-fed Beef - Sullivan County, NY Approx. 1 lb of beef (Every other Week Delivery)
100% Grass-fed. USDA certified. Members receive a portion from a diverse variety of beef products from 100% grass-fed cattle every other week. Steaks will be dry aged for 14 days minimum making them even more tender and flavorful than they already are! Comes freshly vacuum-sealed and frozen.
Grass-fed Lamb - Sullivan County, NY Approx. 1 lb of lamb (Every other Week Delivery)
100% Grass-fed. USDA certified. Members will receive a variety of lamb products. Comes freshly vacuum-sealed and frozen.
Premium Grass-fed Steaks- Sullivan County, NY Approx. 3/4 -1 lb of beef (Every other Week Delivery)
100% Grass-fed. USDA certified. Members receive a steak(s) from a diverse variety of steaks from 100% grass-fed cattle every other week. Steaks will be dry aged for 14 days minimum making them even more tender and flavorful than they already are! Comes freshly vacuum-sealed and frozen.
Breakfast Bacon and Sausages - Sullivan County, NY Approx. 1 lb. of Bacon or Breakfast Sausage (Every other Week Delivery)
USDA certified. Members receive either a package of Hickory Smoked Bacon made without Nitrites/Nitrates (Strip, Irish/Cottage or Canadian/Loin) or Breakfast Sausage links (traditional seasoning or maple seasoned).
Pastured Pork - Sullivan County, NY Approx. 1 lb. of pork (Every other Week Delivery)
USDA certified. Members receive a portion from a diverse variety of pork products from pastured pigs. Comes freshly vacuum-sealed and frozen.
Broiler Whole Chickens - Wayne County, PA (Every other Week Delivery)
Each Cornish Cross weighs approximately 3.25 pounds and is delivered freshly frozen. Chickens are Free Range and are free from hormones and antibiotics. They are fed grass, hay, and a custom whole grain blend including flax seed, marigold and alfalfa.
Chicken, Legs/Thighs - Wayne County, PA (2 lb. Every other Week Delivery)
2 lb. packages of legs and thighs from Cornish Cross birds. Chicken meat is delivered freshly frozen and vacuum sealed. Chickens are free of hormones and antibiotics. They are fed grass, hay, and a custom whole grain blend including flax seed, marigold and alfalfa.
Kosher Ground Turkey - Sullivan County, NY 2 lb Ground Turkey (Every other Week Delivery)
Delivered freshly frozen.
For even more detailed descriptions of the shares below, please proceed to our membership form where all information is easily found towards the beginning of the sign up process i.e. well before you are asked for contact info and payment.
"Order As You Go" Offerings
In addition to offering seasonal CSA shares, some of our farm partners allow Cream of the Crop CSA members to place single, individual orders. The farmers will deliver these "As You Go" orders on the same schedule as their add-on options, which vary according to farm.
Products we have offered for purchase “as you go” later in the season included:
Grass Fed Aged Beef Products
Turkeys (for Thanksgiving)
Pastured Chicken Products
Pastured Lamb Products
Sharing/splitting an Add-On Option with a partner:
You can always partner up with another member to share/split any of our add-on options as well but again, you must work out the pick up and payment details between yourselves. Some of our add-on options are delivered weekly and some every other week so do look closely at the descriptions before to help you plan.
If you would like to split an Add-On Option but don’t have a partner for that, contact email@example.com as there is a good chance we can find a match for you.