Customer Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a way for members to connect directly to their local food system by engaging with a local farmer in their area.  The CSA model took root in the United States when a group of community members, who wanted to help their local farms grow and succeed, chose to directly invest in a farm at the beginning of a growing season.  Their investments helped to off-set the seasonal start-up costs the farm faced.  In exchange for their investment, these members received the bounty that the farm produced that year.  This type of relationship is at the heart of the local food movement and is the material of which the fabric of local economies and communities is woven. Click here to read more about how a CSA works!

Meat csa box

Pork & Beef 6 deliveries of beef and pork only (each month contains approx. 3-4lb ground (combination of sausage, linked sausage, ground beef), 2-4lb steak cuts (i.e. sirloin, ribeye, NY strip, pork chops, bacon), 2-4lb of braise or roast cuts (i.e. sirloin roast, london broil, pork shoulder)

Chicken 6 deliveries of chicken only (each month contains 2 whole chickens and either breasts or thighs and wings)

Pork, Beef, & Chicken 6 deliveries of beef, pork and chicken in the quantities described above

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Vegetable csa box

Our vegetable CSA shares include 20 deliveries of Certified Biodynamic and Organic vegetables, May through October, with a choice of five convenient weekly pick-up locations in Boone, Zionville and Banner Elk. There are meat add-on options of Animal Welfare Approved, pasture-raised ground beef, sausage and/or whole chicken to add to your weekly vegetable share.


What to expect each season

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Spring

1 head lettuce
1 bunch radishes
1 lb peas
1 lb broccoli
1 bunch chard
1 lb summer squash
1 bunch spring onions

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Summer

1 1/2 lb tomatoes
1 head lettuce
1 lb eggplants
1 bunch basil
1 lb beans
1 head garlic
1 1/2 lb onions
3/4 lb sweet peppers

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Fall

1 leek
1 bunch kale
1 head lettuce
1 bag spinach
1 lb ginger
1 1/2 lb sweet potatoes
1 1/2 lb sweet peppers