What is Community Supported Agriculture?
Community Supported Agriculture is a shared commitment between the farmers and the eaters. We grow food for you. You support the farm and share in the bounty and risks associated with farming. Becoming a CSA member stream lines the process of getting food from the farm to your table through a direct connection with your farmer.
Why a CSA share from Homegrown?
- Our produce is extremely fresh!
- Our CSA is a cost effective way to eat pesticide free food.
- Supporting urban farming is a good way to be a steward to the earth’s resources.
- Support your local foodshed and help it grow.
- Support your local economy and local enterprise.
- Tasty recipes are included with your share each week
What’s in a share?
The exact contents of the share depend mainly on the time of year: different vegetables grow at different times!
Here are a couple examples of what a box (weekly share) may contain throughout the season:
A week in April : 1 bunch of cooking greens (kale, chard, pac choi, collards…), 1 bunch of beets, 1 bunch carrots, 1/4 # arugula, 1 bunch radishes, 1/2 # salad mix
A week in June: pea shoots, 1 bunch herbs, cucumbers, squash, garlic, rattlesnake beans, zinnia bouquet, cooking greens
A week in September: okra, chard, cucumbers, eggplant, fresh herbs, sweet and hot peppers, potatoes, summer squash, tomatoes
A week in late October: 1 bunch parsley, 1 bunch cilantro, 3 pounds potatoes, 1 pound lettuce, 2 bunches celery, 2 pounds onions, 2 pounds cooking greens