What is a CSA ?

 CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Members of the community become members of the farm by purchasing a "share" of the farm harvest.

 Members benefit by receiving weekly, fresh vegetables grown by people they know. The farmer benefits by having an early off season income to buy seeds and farm supplies. The farmer is able to spend more time on the farm - farming and less time off the farm trying to find markets for the vegetables. More time on the farm means better pest monitoring and healthier plants and animals.

 CSA's help keep local small farms farming and help preserve local farm land.

 CSA members have a relationship with the people producing their food and can see the techniques used to produce it.

 At our CSA children are encouraged to help pick in the "pick your own" garden to learn about where food comes from.