stephmodo: On Joining a CSA: Part Deux

On Joining a CSA: Part Deux

• 12 February 2008

Last year I read an article about Community Supported Agriculture programs around the nation and became very excited about the prospect of joining here in SLC. I found one via this website and promptly joined. We enjoyed our experience immensely and signed up again for 2008. I am not sure how other CSA's are priced but ours, through East Farms, is very cost-effective. For about $10 per week you receive a box of freshly picked organic produce, straight from the farm. If you need to miss a week due to vacation plans, you can double up the following week. It's awesome.

You can read all about it here.

You can sign up locally here.

Not in Utah but want to join a CSA? Click here.


  1. I think that's a great idea. Fortunately, we live in the plainsland where there's plenty of room for everyone to have their own garden. I LOVE fresh produce!

  2. Wow, I wish I lived where you do! My CSA is $27/week and in the winter I very rarely get enough produce for what it costs. But it supports our local farmers and is organic and all that, so I keep doing it. Until I move back to SF and have real farmer's markets!

  3. thanks for the info....what a great idea....good for your local economy as well. i'm looking into "buying" a cow. yes, we enjoy beef....have you ever tried "laura lean's beef." it's great...if you eat it. apparently the prices on beef at a local farm, who feeds the beef organic feed, given no hormones, etc. is also very reasonable. do you know anything about this?


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