The growing season is upon us and that means it’s time to sign up for a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Becoming a member of a CSA is a great way to get access to local, seasonal food directly from a farmer.
Here’s how it works:
A farmer (or group of farmers) offers a certain number of “shares” to the public. Typically the share consists of a box of vegetables, but other farm products may be included, such as dairy items, fruits, or meats. Interested consumers purchase a share and in return receive a box of seasonal produce each week (or bi-weekly) throughout the farming season.
Here’s why it’s great:
How to find the perfect CSA:
How to get the most out of your CSA:
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