Why Join a CSA? Wait...What is a CSA?

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Do you want your family to eat local, healthy foods but do not have the time to plant a garden?  Consider joining a CSA.  But wait.... WHAT IS A CSA?  Community Supported Agriculture, like Canticle Farm.  Here's a video of Mark Printz, Farm Manager at Canticle Farm, explaining what a CSA is and why you should join one as a presentation at the 2018 Cattaraugus County Farmer Neighbor Dinner.

What is a CSA Video

Simplify your life and subscribe to a spring share at Canticle Farm; your backyard garden without the work.  Become a shareholder and receive over thirty varieties of Certified Naturally Grown vegetables throughout the growing seasons of spring, summer, and fall. The spring share begins May 8th, 2018. 

A Canticle Farm fresh, weekly supply of homegrown produce offers the benefits of:

  1. learning about vegetables and their preparation;
  2. getting your produce straight from the Farm;
  3. knowing who grows your food and how its harvested;
  4. receiving a weekly newsletter with quick and easy recipes.

To receive garden fresh vegetables every week, choose the size of the share, small or large, that is right for you or your family.  Canticle Farm is a not-for-profit community supported farm founded and sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY.

Registrations for a share may be found on our website, www.canticlefarm.org, or at Canticle Farm Market in Allegany. For more information contact Canticle Farm at 716-373- 0200 ext 3358 or email office [at] canticlefarm [dot] org.

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Top 10 site for Steelhead Fishing

Cattaraugus Creek has been listed in the top 10 sites for Steelhead Fishing (rainbow trout fishing) by 2 outdoor magazines. Steelhead Trout AKA Rainbow trout are very similar to Salmon in both taste and habits. Unlike other areas of the United States, our native Rainbow trout (Steelhead Trout) spend a majority of time in Lake Erie a freshwater lake and spawn in the Cattaraugus Creek and other tributaries.

The following is from the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation's article "Steelhead Fishing in Lake Erie Tributaries"

Lake Erie's tributary streams, both big and small, receive an annual run of migratory rainbow trout called "steelhead." From October through April, thousands of steelhead ascend New York's Lake Erie tributaries on their mission to spawn. Excellent fishing opportunities await any angler who wishes to try their hand at steelhead fishing. Between the acrobatic leaps, long drag-screaming runs and rod quaking head shakes, the fight of an early run steelhead is a truly exhilarating experience.

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