CSA share check-in

CSA share at the end of July

Monday morning means a quick small harvest for about half a dozen CSA shares. What’s in each share is my main harvest concern each week. The goal is to maintain the basics, like lettuce, carrots, onions, and also have some exciting new stuff each time. In a year like this one, with slow growth, this can be tough. But we’re doing OK so far. Today’s veggie menu, taken directly from the CSA newsletter: “In your share this week: basil (sweet); bean (Jade); beet (Scarlet Supreme); carrot (Touchon); garlic (Music); green onion (Ramrod); mesclun (all-lettuce); parsley (curly & flat-leaf); potato (Yukon Gold); Swiss chard (Bright Lights).” This season, shares are packed in really nice reusable shopping bags from one of the supermarket chains. They’re big and roomy, decorated with an assortment of veggie and fruit photo blow-ups, cost a buck, and can be replaced free of charge when they wear out. Much cooler than the hundreds of plastic grocery store shopping bags with the farmers’ market logo on ‘em that I used to go through, and we also pass on the bags at cost at the market.

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One Response to “CSA share check-in”

  1. Amber Cain says:

    Hi,
    I just recently found your website and LOVE IT. We have been doing nursery transplants here in Florida and have recently moved to a larger location. My question is how do you decide on the price for the weekly CSA shares? We have thought about doing them for a while and not many people in our area are familiar with it, so we are thinking of doing it weekly to start off, but the harvest is going to vary significantly from week to week to month. Any pointers?

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