What is a CSA?
Community Supported Agriculture
A CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is a way for the food buying public to create a relationship with a farm and to receive a weekly basket of produce. By making a financial commitment to a farm, people become members or shareholders of a CSA.
- A way to benefit the consumer, the economy, and the environment
- Locally grown products taste fabulous and are packed with nutrition.
- Local produce provides a variety of foods such as heirloom vegetables, heritage meats, and specialty items.
- Membership is a great way to know where your food comes from and how it has been grown or raised.
- Buying local keeps more money in the community.
- The average American dinner travels 1,500 miles before reaching the table. Eating local foods reduces consumption of fossil fuels, and wasteful packing materials.