Student Supported Agriculture [Rise of SSAs]

Community Supported Agriculture programs have been running since the 1980’s, giving farmers and consumers the connection that they needed. Consumers invest money into a farm; in return they get a share of the farm’s products. It is a way for consumers to share in the risks and rewards of agriculture while also knowing exactly where, by who and how their food is being grown. Continue reading

How to Choose a CSA [Community-Supported Agriculture]

CSA: Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture programs are available at many small farms to help connect the consumer with the grower.  Buying locally, reducing transportation costs, eating healthier, supporting local businesses, and lower environmental impacts are all benefits of using CSA’s. Continue reading