Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

What is a CSA Program?

Our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program provides our members with a weekly selection of fresh produce directly from our farm throughout the growing season.

We take care in creating a well-rounded assortment of vegetables and herbs at the height of their season, so that you can enjoy local produce at it's freshest.

Why join our program?

We think there are several compelling reasons for joining our CSA program.

 

Perhaps you have a keen taste for freshness and want to have your produce as soon as it's harvested. Maybe you're thrilled with idea of receiving new and interesting varieties on a regular basis. You could be interested in supporting local food production, or undertaking measures to reduce your carbon footprint.

By joining our CSA, members also support our efforts to help supply local food-banks with fresh, high quality produce. In 2019 we donated about 1,500lbs of fresh produce to our local food banks. In 2020, our donations exceeded 2,000lbs. Our hope is that our CSA program will play a central role in supporting and expanding our efforts in this space.

 

In a nutshell, we hope to sell produce to those who can afford it, so we can give it to those who can't.

How does it work?

The Season

We offer a limited number of memberships and members sign up prior to the start of the season. We expect that the 2021 season will run between 18 and 20 weeks. The first shares of the season should be ready the first or second week of June, while the final shares of the season should be toward the end of October.

Whether your share is delivered or you're picking up, shares will be available each Friday.

Like all farms, we're subject to whatever weather or natural pressures come our way. We do our best to prepare and adapt but losses are still possible.

Weekly Shares

Shares throughout the season are made up of an assortment of fresh vegetables and herbs. Whatever is in season and ready for harvest that week is what goes into our shares. We also like to try growing some interesting and uncommon varieties.

Our crop plan for the 2021 season isn't fully formed yet but we expect it to include Beets, Carrots, Beans, Bunching Onions, Basil, Peppers, Kale, Radish, Garlic, Cherry Tomatoes, Parsley, Zucchini, Butternut Squash, Cilantro, Turnips, Snap peas, Swiss Chard, Spinach, a variety of Lettuces, Greens, and Salad Mixes, and an assortment of micro-greens and sprouts.

2021 CSA Season Harvest Share

2021 CSA Season Harvest Share

C$600.00Price

June

Carrots

Lettuce

Arugula

Radish

Micro-greens

Pak Choy

Salad Mix

Snap Peas

Spinach

Swiss Chard

Summer Squash

Kale

July

Tomatoes

Peppers

Carrots

Bunching Onion

Beans

Lettuce

Beets

Cucumber

Summer Squash

Salad Mix

August

Cantaloupe

Watermelon

Summer Squash

Salad Mix

Cucumber

Beets

Beans

Bunching Onion

Carrots

Tomatoes

Peppers

September

Beets

Radish

Turnip

Lettuce

Spinach

Beans

Carrots

Tomatoes

Peppers

Melons

Butternut Squash

Acorn Squash

Pumpkins

October

Turnip

Carrots

Radish

Bunching Onion

Lettuce

Pak Choy

Kale

Beets

Spinach

Swiss Chard

Butternut Squash

Micro-greens

Herbs

Kawartha Lakes, Ontario

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