Published Jul 12, 2011

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) wisdom from Elizabeth Henderson on members as partners

By Luke Gran

Hundreds of CSA farm opportunities are available to consumers in Iowa and perhaps many thousand farms around the country. There is great interest and need for information sharing with farmers to strengthen this developing market for local fruit and vegetable production.

What are the principles and philosophies of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)?

How did CSA develop in the USA?

What tasks on a busy vegetable farm can be done well by volunteers?

What are the ways to engage CSA members with the farm?

Learn how your members can be engaged in some administration, tasks like transportation and distribution of fresh produce, collecting funds from members, and a system of governance!

In this enlightening 90-minute seminar, recorded on March 15, 2011, you will learn from veteran CSA farmer Elizabeth Henderson from New York, USA.

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Supported by the Ceres Foundation and the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2010-49400-21843