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what our veggie box members say about their experience.
average food item on a U.S. grocery shelf has traveled farther than
most families go on their annual vacations.”
food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of
medicine or the slowest form of poison."
you have a connection with the farm, if you’ve actually walked on the
soil of the farm, it nourishes your soul.
it becomes a revolutionary act to eat real food, we are in trouble.
of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most
vigorous, the most independent, the most virtuous, and they are tied to
their country and wedded to it's liberty and interests by the most
What is a CSA?
stands for Community Supported Agriculture. CSA programs are designed
to build a relationship between the farmer and the community. A CSA
gives its members the opportunity to have direct access to high
quality, fresh seasonal produce grown by a local farmer.
you become a member of Chimney Creek CSA Veggie Box program you are
purchasing a “share”
of a season’s worth of food from us. We commit to raising your food
with sustainable and environmentally responsible practices.
also know that your food is grown locally, handled minimally, and not
shipped from across the country or even across the world!
members pay for an entire season of food upfront. This early bulk
payment enables your farmer to plan for the season, purchase new seed,
make equipment repairs, and more. Members also share
the farmer some of the risks and benefits that come with
A growing season can bring an abundance of food, but on occasion it can
have less than ideal conditions (hail, insects, accidents etc.) that
may affect some crops.
or Community Supported Agriculture is sometimes referred to
"Subscription Farming" because the consumer buys a subscription from
a farmer for a set price to receive fresh produce on a weekly
bi-weekly basis. There is a direct link between local farmers
and consumers with Community Supported Agriculture. By making
financial commitment to a farm, you become a "member"
"subscriber" of the CSA.
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