CSA Share Options
The Summer Share will run on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for 22 weeks, from May 24 through October 22.
In 2021, we are offering 3 sizes of Summer CSA shares- Large, Medium, and Small.
- Large Summer Produce Share: $700 for the full season. Shares average 11 lbs. of produce per week. This comes to around $2.89/lb. In 2019, the weekly average was 11.40 lbs. This share is perfect for a family or household with 3 or more people who love to eat vegetables or someone who likes to preserve food throughout the season.
- Medium Summer Produce Share: $475 for the full season. This comes to around $3.08/lb. with an average 7 lbs. of produce per week. In 2019, the weekly average was 7.43 lbs. We recommend this share size for a household of 2 or 3 people who cook at home throughout the week.
- Small Produce Share: $350 for the full season. This comes to around $3.98/lb and will average around 4 lbs of food per week. This share size will be perfect for an individual who might cook at home a few times per week.
If you order after May 24th, prices will be pro-rated based on the week you order. See our order form for pro-rated options.
2021 Fall Share:
Our Fall Share runs for 5 weeks, the week of October 25 through the week of November 22.
The Fall share costs $150 for 5 weeks of produce. Fall Shares are available in one size. Weekly averages are between 7-9 lbs. depending on the season.
Pick-up days are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for Summer Shares. Fall Share pickup days will be determined shortly.
Pick-up Locations and Times
Besides offering pick up at the farm, we have delivery sites in Shrewsbury, Athol, Paxton, Princeton, Worcester and Holden (if 10 or more members join at each location). Learn more about these deliveries and pick-up locations here.
Download our printable form and send us a check, or pay via PayPal. Find both options here.
Special Payments for the CSA can be made using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. We are partners with HIP (Healthy Incentives Program), managed through the Department of Transitional Assistance. Program participants can pick up at all sites. HIP will partially match your CSA purchase with more dollars. Contact Julie: firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-355-2853 (h), 978-257-1192 (cell) to sign up.
If the payment plan listed on our order form creates a hardship, please contact us to create an individualized plan, understanding that we cannot provide food that has not yet been paid for.
Our cancellation policy
We encourage you to stick with the CSA for the season and learn what eating in season really entails. If you need to leave us before the season is done, you may request a refund for the value of your remaining shares and delivery fees, less a $50 handling fee.
Summer CSA at a monthly glance:
Though every year turns out substantially different from the last, here is a good sketch of what you might find in your bag.
Crops in June might include beets, turnips, radishes, green onions, peas, head lettuce, mesclun lettuce, rhubarb, chives, mint, cilantro, oregano, arugula, kohlrabi, dandelion greens, kale, Swiss chard, Chinese cabbage, kohlrabi, and strawberries. June is the smallest month of the CSA.
July often brings beans, beets, broccoli, green onions, head lettuce, shell peas and snap peas, a variety of herbs, garlic scapes, Swiss chard, collards, cabbage, kale, summer squash, cucumbers, raspberries, and apples.
August might include basil, beans, beets, carrots, celery, chard, cabbage, cucumbers, kale, head lettuce, parsley, summer squash, turnips, raspberries, and apples; new crops including tomatoes, carrots, garlic, potatoes, sweet peppers, and peaches.
In September look forward to beans, beets, carrots, chard, cucumbers, garlic, tomatoes, kale, lettuce, summer squash, parsley, and other herbs. New or returning crops are celery, leeks, dandelions, chives, onions, pears, sweet peppers, hot peppers, peaches, apples, potatoes, sweet potatoes, soybeans, broccoli, and cilantro.
In October, shareholders will likely continue to receive beets, carrots, tomatoes, turnips, chard, kale, leeks, onions, head lettuce, parsley, pears, peppers, potatoes, garlic, celery, collards, cilantro, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and broccoli. New and returning crops might include arugula, turnips, radishes, bok choi, tatsoi, kohlabi, cauliflower, Chinese cabbage, and winter squash.
Fall Share at a glance:
Over the five week season these shares might include: beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cilantro, carrots, celery, garlic, chicory, kale, leeks, onions, parsley, potatoes, arugula, spinach, parsnip, head lettuce, Mesclun lettuce mix, kohlrabi, collards, winter squash, radishes, and turnips.