RISE Farm Share Distribution

The RISE Farm Share's mission is to bring fresh, locally-grown organic produce at an affordable price directly from the farm to the Rockaway community.

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Eat Fresh, Eat Affordable, Eat Healthy

Welcome to the RISE Farm Share! The only mixed income farm share (CSA) serving the Rockaway Peninsula. 

In light of Covid-19 we are expanding this years farm share to serve more Rockaway residents than ever before. We have also set up strict protocol, to create a safe distribution, with enforced social distancing in line, scheduled pick up times and delivery to seniors and vulnerable residents. Distribution takes place every Wednesday, June 8th to November 16th, 3-6PM from the RISE lot adjacent to Beach 60th St station for pick up, both by car and in person. 

What is it?
The RISE Farm Share is a 24-week membership subscription to a "share" of locally-grown vegetables. Members sign up ahead of time to receive a share of fresh produce each week. Our farmer,  Sang Lee Farms, is a family owned and operated certified organic farm that delivers produce directly to our door each week for Rockaway residents.

All share options are FULL season (June 8th - November 16th) commitments.

How much does it cost?   

 

Large
(8-12 items/week)   

Small
(4-8 items/week)

Solidarity Share

$880 paid-in-full

$670 paid-in-full

Standard Share

$780 paid-in-full

$570 paid-in-full

Subsidized Share    

Free

Free

  
Do I qualify for the subsidized share?
RISE believes that EVERYONE should be able to access fresh, nutritious food. Affordability is important to us and cost should not be a barrier to joining RISE Farm Share. We are able to offer FREE shares to Rockaway residents who fall under any of the following criteria: 

  • Currently unemployed or furloughed as a result of COVID-19
  • Family household incomes under $30k per year
  • Eligible for SNAP benefits
  • NYCHA residents

RISE is only able to provide one subsidized share per family.

What about options for fresh, locally-grown fruit?
We also offer fruit shares through Briermere Farms. For $170 you'll get 18 weeks of either 1 pint or 1 bag of berries, peaches, apples and/or pears.

How do I sign up?
Contact us at info@riserockaway.org with any questions