We are a producer of organic dry beans and grains near Ithaca, NY. Our main bean varieties are black, pinto, navy, and red, though we also grow several heritage varieties in smaller amounts. We also grow spelt, wheat, corn for cornmeal, and food-grade soybeans. By April, 2009, we will have an operating four mill providing locally-grown organic wheat and spelt flour and corn meal. We have been on this farm since 1976, though the current operation started in 2003. In 2005, our local food coop, Greenstar, indicated a strong interest in having a local supplier of dry beans. With their support and strong community interest, we began the process of growing, cleaning and packaging our dry beans for local sale. We currently supply Greenstar and other food coops in NY as well as several CSAs. We also are at the NYC Union Square Greenmarket on Wednesdays and hope to start Saturdays in the Fall.
Located near Ithaca, NY, we grow and sell dry beans, grains, soybeans, and flour for local consumption. Our goal is to be a stable supplier of basic safe and healthy foods for central and eastern New York and to create a stable business model that will provide opportunity for others to learn about and get involved in farming.
Season: Year round
Type: multiple farm
Full Share: variable
Work Req? No
Union Square, New York City on Wednesdays from 8 AM to 5 PM
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I deeply appreciate all the hard work and visionary undertakings of Cayuga Pure Organics! We eat food from this farm almost daily. They are a wonderful community asset.... [more]