Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, is a partnership between farmers and families and a way to become a member of a food community.
A Waxwing CSA subscription is a commitment to supporting local growers, eating well, experiencing a farm first hand, learning what’s in season, and exploring with cooking. It will connect you and your family to small scale agriculture and your local food economy in a deep and meaningful way.
We love growing for the people in our community, and it is through your support that we are able to provide you such high quality, sustainably grown produce. In choosing one of our CSA options, you choose to connect with our farm and us, your farmers, and we deeply value the opportunity to know and grow for you and your families.
CSA option 1: “Market Style” on farm weekly pick up
This CSA option is great for people who feel able to consistently come to weekly pickup and who enjoy having the surprise of what we harvest for you each week. We are known for our awesome garden salad mix, a wide array of diverse crops, and offering you things that go well together.
How it works: Every Tuesday afternoon, your freshly harvested veggies are displayed in our stand and a list is posted with what to take that day. Each pick up typically includes six to eight vegetables, with specific options and mix and match to help suit varying tastes. Our “take one- leave one” swap basket is available as well, and while we can’t guarantee what is in it, this allows for some additional flexibility and surprise. Plus, we send out quarterly Farm Updates with news from us, and lots of great recipes with your CSA veggies in mind!
We offer multiple market style shares: Full Season (summer and fall), Summer only, and Fall only. Pickup is always Tuesday between 3:30-6:30pm at the farm.
Full share, Full Season: $675 for 27 weeks May 26th-December 1st. FULL for 2020!
Bi weekly share, Full Season: $350 for every other week pickup, includes 14 pickups. FULL for 2020!
Full share, Summer only: $500 for 20 weeks, May 26th-October 6th. FULL for 2020!
Bi weekly share, Summer only: $275 for 10 pickups. Start dates are May 26th or June 2nd. FULL for 2020!
Full share, Fall only: $175 for 7 pickups begins Tuesday October 13th and runs thru Tuesday December 1st, with the week of November 17th off.
Bi weekly share, Fall only: $100 for 4 pickups, beginning October 13th. Pickup dates are 10/13, 10/27, 11/10, 11/24
Veggies you can expect for our fall CSA: Winter salad mix, spinach, swiss chard, braising mix, kale, collards, broccolini, carrots, beets, fresh herbs, leeks, winter squash of many types, potatoes, shallots, garlic, parsnips, daikon radishes and watermelon radishes, turnips, chicories and more!
* Our summer market style CSA membership includes access to our u-pick flower patch! Once the flowers are blooming, we welcome you to come into the patch each week and pick a beautiful bouquet to bring home.
* Missed pickup/vacation: If you miss a pickup, we will automatically give you $25 in credit to use when the farmstand is open (Wednesday and Saturday), up to three times.
We do not offer refunds, credits or late pick up otherwise, but you are always welcome to let a friend pick up your share, or have us donate it if you know you cannot make it.
Farm Open Houses: We invite all CSA members to our spring and fall member events! These are special days on the farm where you have the opportunity to tour the farm with us, see how things are growing and changing, and enjoy time together on the farm!
Ready to sign up? Please email us with your intention to join and we will confirm that space is available and schedule payment.
CSA Option 2: Farmstand CSA
This membership is highly flexible and convenient, and a great option if you would like ultimate flexibility and choice, while still deepening your relationship to our farm.
How it works: You pre-purchase the farmstand CSA value of your choice, and redeem your credit when our farmstand is open, Wednesdays 9am-5pm and Saturday 10am-2pm, all season long. (Spring- early Winter) You keep track of your purchases in our notebook, and once your credit runs out, you can always buy more. This CSA option allows you to commit to eating well and supporting our farm, while having the flexibility to choose from what veggies are available, and not worry about missing a “pickup” day. You will receive our weekly farmstand email, letting you know what we will be harvesting for the stand that week, and our quarterly Farm Updates with news from us and recipes to try! As we are also offering custom boxes for Farmstand CSA members, if you place an order for a box, that total will be deducted by us from your credit.
*This option does not include u-pick flowers, but bouquets will often be available in the stand for purchase.
*Farmstand CSA members are invited to our Farm Open House events as well!
We offer two farmstand CSA values, each with a bonus:
$250 for $262.50 credit (5% savings)
$500 for $550 credit (10% savings)
*Farmstand credit will expire at the end of the year, or if purchased mid season, one year from the date of purchase.
Ready to sign up? Please email us and we will facilitate payment.
In joining our CSA you become an integral part of our farm. We can’t wait to grow for you!