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Core Committee

The Core Committee is a dynamic group of Washington Square CSA members with a shared passion for local produce. We always are looking for new Core Committee members to offer their skills to help lead the CSA.  Please contact us at info@washingtonsquarecsa.com if you are interested in joining us!

Daniel Miron
Daniel Miron

Dan was born and raised in a town of less than a thousand people in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and fondly remembers many visits to pick-your-own strawberry and tomato farms in order to put up the flavors of summer for the interminable winters. Little did he know he would practice this in NYC! He is s interested in local/sustainable/ethical agriculture and husbandry, common-sense nutrition unmediated by ridiculous lobbyist-designed food charts, and egalitarian cooking featuring dishes suited for all diets, from omnivorous to pure juicing. He joined the WSCSA in 2013 and serves as the Site Coordinator.

Melinda Sekela
Melinda Sekela

Melinda is originally from Cleveland Ohio, but has lived in NYC since 2012. She is a designer for a small design studio in Union Square (which she loves for it’s proximity to the greenmarket). Her passion for cooking and eating has been essential to her lifestyle since she was young. Obsessed with the Food Network, her birthday gifts every year included kitchen supplies and cookbooks. Her graphic communication design thesis project involved designing a system-based toolkit of printed and web materials for first time CSA users, called Refresh. It was research for this project that introduced her to Washington Square CSA and she’s been a member ever since. When she’s not cooking with CSA veggies, she’s biking around Prospect Heights or attending broadway shows.

Natalie Greaves-Peters
Natalie Greaves-Peters

Natalie grew up on a farm on the tiny volcanic Caribbean island of St. Vincent. Frequent consumption of organic fruits and vegetables was the way of life for Natalie, so when she migrated to New York City for college, she was surprised by the disconnection between consumers and their food sources. She was also concerned about the obesity and diet-related diseases epidemic she witnessed in her community. This, coupled with her passion for fresh farm food and her love for cooking, prompted her to leave her corporate career to pursue a Masters of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at New York University. During this time, Natalie was introduced to the Washington Square CSA, she became a member in 2010 and joined the Core Team in 2011. She has rotated through almost every role in the CSA over the years. Currently, she is the administrator, treasurer and farm communicator.   

Professionally, Natalie educates communities on how to live a healthier lifestyle through food. She also manages the Food Justice program at the Children’s Aid Society. This program empowers youth and their families from economically disadvantaged backgrounds in New York City to explore how food and social justice intersect in their communities. The curriculum also includes nutrition education, cooking and gardening classes – basic life skills required to lead a healthy life.

Rachel Schorr
Rachel Schorr

Rachel is from Philadelphia, where she learned to appreciate the best in food and the best in ingredients. In Philadelphia, she spent time interning in the pastry kitchen at the famous (and sadly no more) Le Bec Fin, working in a local farmer's market, and eating her way through every food stand at the Reading Terminal Market. While at Vassar College, she ran the student Food Committee and sat on several others related to campus dining and sustainability. Though she ultimately chose the non-food route as a lawyer, she continues to cook and bake regularly.

WSCSA Summer Pickup #3 - Tuesday June 26June 25th, 2018

WHAT'S COMING These veggies will be on the truck tomorrow: mixed squash fennel greens garlic scapes cucumbers lettuce radishes sorrel Fruit Share:  strawberries rhubarb WEEKLY RE

WSCSA Summer Pickup #2 - Tuesday June 19June 18th, 2018

WHAT'S COMING These veggies will be on the truck tomorrow: Squash Fennel Lettuce Dandelion Greens Garlic Scapes Kohlrabi Cucumbers WEEKLY RECIPE INSPIRATION Smashed Cucumber Salad with

WSCSA Summer Pickup #1 - Tuesday June 12June 11th, 2018

WHAT'S COMING These veggies will be on the truck tomorrow: garlic chives with flowers red kale a variety of lettuce beets kohlrabi bok choi  WEEKLY RECIPE INSPIRATION Chive Blos