Lauren Fairbanks http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/939/all en Sharing Farm Shares http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/people_perspectives/sharing_farm_shares <p>Amy Seek envisioned a CSA (community-supported agriculture) share that provided high-quality produce to all members of her community, including those who might not be able to afford the upfront costs (usually around $275 for a half share, $545 for a full share) to participate. Seek, an architect and food activist, is a resident of Flatbush, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, where about 21 percent of residents live below the poverty line.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lauren Fairbanks </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Making high-quality produce available to more people. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-standard"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_standard" width="310" height="310" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/sharing_farm_shares.jpg?1255119583" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> November/December 2009 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Links: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/farmers_markets/americas_top_farmers_markets">America&#039;s Top Farmers&#039; Markets</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/farmers_markets/7_reasons_to_eat_and_cook_from_the_farmers_market">7 Reasons to Eat and Cook from the Farmers&#039; Market</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/eatingwell_in_season/5_ways_to_eat_local_beyond_the_farmers_market">5 Ways to Eat Local Beyond the Farmers&#039; Market</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/food_news_origins/seasonal_local/good_eats_hard_work_in_hardwick_vermont">Good Eats &amp; Hard Work in Hardwick, Vermont</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/people_perspectives/sharing_farm_shares#comments Lauren Fairbanks November/December 2009 Food News & Origins - People & Perspectives Thu, 08 Oct 2009 20:05:29 +0000 Nifer 15053 at http://www.eatingwell.com