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Are you joining a CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture)? (Comments & Reviews)


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I love the idea but with picky eaters in the house I don't think we'd eat all the things you get in a CSA so we're going to shop at the farmer's market. I think a CSA would be cheaper though...

michelle_7

03/12/2010 - 12:56pm

I like the community aspect of going to the farmers market every week in the summer. But I've been considering signing up for a winter share. Has anyone had a good experience with that? I'm afraid of getting so many root vegetables I don't know what do to with them...

Anonymous

03/12/2010 - 6:05pm

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Anonymous

03/12/2010 - 6:16pm

Not joining one yet. Not many in our area. We need to make better use of our excellent farmers' market (twice weekly April-October). After that, we may join.

Anonymous

03/18/2010 - 12:13am

I am allergic to tomatoes, but I will be a volunteer at one. They are conduction classes on how to grow a garden. I am expecting some CSA in return for 6 weeks x 2 hours work.

CSA for 1 is not available.

Anonymous

03/18/2010 - 12:56am

All the CSA organizations in Cincinnati are full and have very long waiting lists.

Anonymous

03/19/2010 - 4:29pm

I have never heard of any of them. We have a Costco but I don't buy peanut butter from Costo.I will look up the one at Safeway and try it.What about Adams all Natural (100% peanuts).

Anonymous

03/19/2010 - 5:49pm

CSA's are a great thing? The abundance of food is the only obstacle for a family of 2. Your forced to prepare or store the food each week, it becomes laborious. My solution is buying local at farmers markets, I will be contributing to the local farmer while getting delicious and nutritious food. Its a win-win situation.

Anonymous

03/20/2010 - 8:25am

I have been a member of a CSA for 12 years. I love the variety. I have tried many different vegetables that I otherwise would not have chosen at the grocery store.

Anonymous

03/20/2010 - 1:37pm

I watched Food, Inc. and then, for the first time, bought a CSA share to a wonderful, fully-organic, local farm. I'm expecting to use my "EatingWell In Season" cookbook frequently, and hoping to make some drastic, much needed changes in my diet.

Anonymous

03/21/2010 - 12:17am

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