First, you have to become a member. That means completing and signing the membership agreement form above and sending it with full payment by the due date to NYCCAH at the address on the form to secure a spot at the CSA.
If you are purchasing a share with your Food Stamp/SNAP benefits, a 10% deposit payable by check/money order is required to secure your share. The remaining portion is paid weekly during the season with your Food Stamp/SNAP Benefits at the weekly distributions.
Membership means that you will come to the weekly CSA distribution site in Central Brooklyn (serving Crown Heights, Bed-Stuy, and surrounding areas) each week for 22 weeks to pick up your share and fulfill your volunteer requirements. This is a requirement for all of our members. Remember, the CSA functions best if ALL members do their part!
Second, full payments are due before distribution begins UNLESS you are paying as a low-income member. In the event that you are paying as a low-income member, you may pay for your share in installments. The payments made before distribution begins help the farmer cover his costs early in the season, so please note the payment due date on the membership agreement and send in your payment with your form.
Once your payment has been processed, we will contact you to confirm your membership in the CSA. To learn more about our CSA, download the above brochure.