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Friday, June 5 first CSA delivery for the spring session

Posted 5/29/2015 8:30am by Gregg Keckler.

If you are getting this email you are on our list to get a share at:

River Park

Gangplank Marina

Senate Square Towers

Flats 130

Hamilton House

77H Apartments

Local Delivery Gettysburg (Friday)

Local Delivery Carlisle  (Wednesday)

11408 Newport Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD 20902 (Back Porch)

10681 Weymouth Street, Bethesda MD (residence)

2800 Woodley Road northwest, DC 20008 (apartment building)



Gregg will create an approximate delivery schedule by Monday, June 1.  I will let everyone know this schedule when we have it finalized.

Your share will be delivered to the designated spot.  Check at the main desk.  It  will be in a cardboard box.  DO NOT TRASH OR RECYCLE THE BOX OR ANY ITEMS INSIDE!   Please bring the box and all rubber bands, cartons, etc back the next week and trade in the empty box for a full one.  Please return all boxes to the designated spot before the second delivery.

 LOCAL DELIVERIES- We will deliver Gettysburg area on Friday morning on the way down to DC.  Carlisle will be Wednesday morning.

If you cannot pick up for any reason, please arrange to have someone else pick up your share for you.  We are not able to give double shares or add extra weeks.  If you let us know ahead of time, you can donate your share to the DC Soup kitchen if you will not be able to pick up. 

You may choose to change your pick up spot within the same week that you are missing if this would help you plan your schedule.  For example:  If you normally pick up on Tuesdays at DOT and you will be out of town that day, you can send us an email and pick up your share at St Luke's on Saturday.  You must choose a site that is open to the public, usually one of the farm stands or Farmer'' markets.  We have them listed on our website.  www.orchardcountryproduce.com


Extras:   We do offer extras that you can purchase in addition to your regular share.  These items will be listed on the online store on the website.  You can go to the store and order items that will be included in addition to your share. You will be able to go to the store and order and pay with a credit card or  I will keep a running total and send you an email of the amount due at the end of the 7 weeks.  The store will be open by Monday, June 1 for delivery next Friday. 


Each Monday I will send an email  with the listing of the items that will be in your share that week.  We try very hard to keep to this list, but occasionally we do have to substitute when things do not work out.  If you have any questions about what something is or how to use it, do not hesitate to send me an email and ask.  I will answer your questions as promptly as possible. 


Thank you for joining us this year for a great harvest.  We are looking forward to meeting everyone again.  We love what we do and we hope that you will love it too!


Gregg, Louise, Virginia, and Oliver Keckler

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc