Meet Our Farmers

Fresh Radish Farm

Fresh Radish Farm is a small 9 acre family farm located in the Black Dirt region of Goshen, NY, a 1.5 hour drive from Manhattan. Felix Gonzalez, Fresh Radish’s Farmer, grew up farming on his family’s farm in Mexico . In 2006, he graduated from the New Farmer Development Projects training course and that same year he started his own farming business, Fresh Radish Farm, something that he never thought possible in the USA.

Seed saving is a vital part of Felix’s farming business, as it allows him to save money on seed costs and produce some of his own delicious “heirloom” varieties. His growing practices reflect a deep respect for the earth, as he doesn’t use pesticides and incorporates many sustainable practices into his business. Felix is excited  to continue working with our CSA group, something he has been working towards for the past couple of years. The farm grows a large variety of produce, including some Mexican Specialty items.

What He Grows

Here are some of the produce grown by Felix:

Arugula
Basil
Green Beans
Beets
Broccoli
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Sweet corn
Cucumbers
Eggplants
Fennel
Spinach
Zucchini
Squash
Swiss Chard
Tomatoes
Lettuce
Onions
Parsley
Peppers
Potatoes
Papalo
Mexican Ciliantro
Tomatillos
Calabaza
Epazote
Alache
Watermelon
Radishes

Hepworth Farms

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Our fruit share is provided by Hepworth Farms, a seventh generation, family-owned farm in Milton, NY.  Each week, Hepworth Farms will provide a selection of locally grown fruits that is cultivated using practices as close to organic as possible in this region. The fruit will vary with the growing season, but in the past Hepworth Farms has included the following fruit in their farm shares:

strawberries, cherries, apricots, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears, apples (many different varieties).

Read more about Hepworth Farms at the farm’s website here  and in this story in the New York Magazine.

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