What is C.S.A.?
Community Shared Agriculture has been around for many years. Customers invest in a share for the season's harvest. Ideally the share is paid up front early in Spring to ensure a spot but also to ensure the cash flow of the farm for starting the field production (seeds, compost, workers ... ). The CSA concept makes it possible for small-scale farms to guarantee a part of income, instead of leaving it all up to farmers markets speculations. The shareholders also share the risks of weather and growing season with the farmer.
People who buy a share in the farm will receive a weekly box of veggies that is enough to feed 2 adults starting in mid June into February. 32 weeks. The farm will be planting over 40 different types of vegetables and over 100 different varieties. This allows the farm to have a great diversity so if it is a dry year, a wet year, a cool year or a hot year, shareholders will be more or less guaranteed a bumper crop of many types of vegetables.
Here an example of vegetables we grow including herbs: beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, chard, cauliflower, cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, garlic, baby greens, kale, lettuce, melons, onions, leeks, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, radish, spinach, squash, tomatoes, turnips, watermelon and zucchini, basil, cilantro, parsley, dill.
Winter storage crops: potatoes, carrots, beets, onions, leeks, garlic, parsnips, cabbages, turnips, rutabagas.
Processed foods for winter shares: salsa, stewed tomatoes, babaganoush, soups
Ferments: Dilly Beans, Kimchi, Sauerkraut, Winterbooster
All food will be harvested the day of or the day before to ensure it is as fresh as we can get it to you. We are strict about our quality control and enjoy constructive criticism and feedback!