Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Ithaca Crop Mob, July 16, 2011

An announcement from the Ithaca Crop Mob:

Summer is here! And our midsummer crop mob is right around the corner. Come crop mob with us!

WHERE: Sweet Land Farm, 9732 State Route 96, Trumansburg, NY 14886
WHEN: July 16th, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., followed by lunch
WHAT: Midsummer maintenance! Possibly on the menu: weeding, thinning, harvesting, mulching, lots of possibilities!
WHO: Mobbers of all ages
WHY: Crop mobbing is awesome!
FARMERS: Evangeline Sarat and Paul Martin

What to bring:
Please wear closed toed shoes, weather appropriate clothing, hat, and sunscreen.
Please bring full water bottles for yourselves.
Wear gloves if you have them.
Bring a place setting (plate, bowl, cup, fork, spoon, napkin) for the meal.
Kids are welcome, supervised by their parents.
Please leave your pets at home.

How to sign up:
If you know for sure you'd like to come, please RSVP to ithacacropmob@gmail.com. Is this your first time crop mobbing? We would love to have you!
Please include in your RSVP email any dietary restrictions or special circumstances we should know about.

Get to know your fellow crop mobbers and save fuel- request or offer a ride. If you are able to offer a ride OR if you need a ride, please let us know in your RSVP email and we'll try to connect you with others.

Directions from Ithaca:
Going north from Ithaca, take Route 96 through the village of Trumansburg. Once the speed limit turns from 45 to 55mph, the farm is on the left-hand (west) side of the road.

About the farm:
Sweet Land Farm is an organic CSA-only vegetable and small fruit farm in Trumansburg, NY. They have a beautiful young operation and a beautiful young family. Sweet Land's harvest dinner to benefit Healthy Food for All will be the next day, and we may be doing some harvesting or beautification to help them prepare for it.

You can read more about Sweet Land Farm here: http://www.sweetlandfarm.org/

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