Our Partner Farm, MimoMex

Our partnering farm is MimoMex Farm, is located on 16 acres in the Black Dirt Region in the town of Goshen, New York. Goshen is situated about 46 miles from North Brooklyn, in a valley area known for its extremely fertile soil left over from an ancient glacial lake bottom.

Nestled within the bosom of the Northeast Appalachian ranges, this series of valleys is a combination of areas with rocky forest land and rich cultivatable soil that is chiefly devoted to the industry of agriculture. It is owned and operated by Martín & Gaudencia Rodriguez.

Martín & Gaudencia both grew up on farms in Mexico and have 20+ years of farming experience. They have been on their farm in Goshen for about 5 years, and own most of the land they cultivate. This will be their third year as CSA farmers; they partner with 2 other Brooklyn CSAs (Southside and Sunset Park).

MimoMex, named after Martín’s son, is a success story for the New Farmer Development Project, a program that encourages immigrants to farm in the region. The program runs a training course to teach immigrants who already have agricultural experience how to navigate the US farming industry.  MimoMex is the first graduating farm of NFDP to own its own land.

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Author: Central Brooklyn CSA

The Central Brooklyn CSA (CBCSA) is dedicated to working with our partners the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, Windflower Farm, and the Hebron French Speaking SDA Church to continue the work of building a Community Supported Agriculture model that increases access to fresh, local produce for all members of our communities, regardless of income level. Join us as we continue to bring fresh, organic, affordable and nutritious vegetables and fruit to the Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights, and surrounding communities.

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