Just in time for our first fruit share, meet the berry lovin’ Stephanie.
Who are you? Stephanie Chiuminatto
What do you do? I‘m an interior designer with a passion for sustainable design and green living.
Where do you live? I just moved to Windsor Terrace (what the brokers now call “South Slope”)
Where did you grow up? South Texas
How long have you been a member? 2 years
When you do your pickup where are you coming from? Depends. Sometimes I’m coming from home or else coming from a meeting in Manhattan.
Where are you going to? Typically, I go straight home so that I can start fixing dinner and have some of the fresh goodies I just picked up!
What are you never without at pickup? My PLG CSA bag and lots of ziplocs.
What time is it usually? So far it’s been on the earlier side of the distribution time, but that may change as the season progresses.
Who cooks your veggies/fruits? Me!
Who eats them? Me! And sometimes one of my best friends who lives a block away.
What do you think you use the most? So far, I’ve been using everything, but one of my favorite snacks (since last summer thanks to another CSA member) is kale chips. Yummy!
What’s your favorite fruit or veggie score? For fruit, I love all types of berries and cherries. In terms of veggies, I’m loving having fresh green salads right now. And I have a favorite swiss chard recipe.
What’s the best part of the CSA? Getting to know so many people who share my love of food!
Is there a fun fact about you that you would like to share? In high school, I was a debutante. Twice!
If you were a fruit or veggie what would you be? Why? Hmmm…. This is a hard one. Probably a type of berry b/c you can have them for so many meals – breakfast, dessert, snacks… Can’t wait for fruit to start!