15 May 2013

Community Supported Agriculture for the 21st century

By Nicki Passerella

Lovely lettuces at Grow Portland

These lovely lettuces from Grow Portland could be yours

Well folks, it’s that time of year again. What time you say? CSA sign-up time!

Several of Portland Farmers Market’s vendors offer CSAs with options to suit your needs. The following is a list of our farms who are still taking new members or who have on-going options throughout the 2013 growing season; some even offer pro-rated pricing.

Many farms invite members to get their hands dirty with some farm-work in exchange for CSA shares or if that’s not your style, most welcome farm visits. What better way is there to directly connect with the food you’re eating and the resources put into growing it?

It’s easy:

1. Download the following chart, which has all the information you need to get started:

2013 CSA list

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2. Choose the CSA to fit your lifestyle and wallet today.

3. Enjoy the freshest local fruits and vegetables all season long, while showing support for our hard-working farmers!

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