In Response to COVID-19

Dear Friends of New City Neighbors, It’s impossible to completely fathom the future. I don’t think anyone in our community expected the plan for 2020 to include words like social-distancing, quarantine, and spending the season of Lent in near total solitude. Yet, here...

Farm Cornonavirus Plan

New City Farm’s Current Coronoavirus Plan: We are viewing the farm as an essential service and we plan to grow as much food as we can this season. Fresh, local and nutritious food feels all the more important in these uncertain times. We still have shares...

Winter Farm Update

Here are some 2020 Farm Updates! Below are the results of the survey completed by 2019 Shareholders: 1. Most shareholders would like a little more beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cucumbers, beans, peas, spinach, parsnips and herbs. Each season is different and last...

Veggie of the Week: Summer Squash

  Summer Squash is low in Saturated Fat and Sodium, and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Protein, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Niacin, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate,...
Veggie of the Week: Tomatoes

Veggie of the Week: Tomatoes

Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes! We have tunnels full of tomatoes at the farm in all colors. Last week at Honor the Harvest, we featured Gazpacho in our menu. It had such a positive response, we decided to share the recipe.  Fun Fact: Tomatoes are the state vegetable of...
Produce of the Week: Strawberries

Produce of the Week: Strawberries

This week, the farm is all about strawberries. So stop and smell the strawberries, and enjoy U-pick for strawberries. Strawberries are the only plant to have seeds on the outside, and is typically 200 seeds for the average berry. They are a perennial plant, and the...
Veggie of the Week: Fennel

Veggie of the Week: Fennel

Fennel is known for its licorice like flavor. The white bulb and green fronds are the only edible part of the plants, not the hard stalks. It’s bulb is a great source of energy, potassium, vitamin C, and other dietary fibers. In the Indian subcontinent, after a meal...