What is Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)?
Community Supported Agriculture is a popular way for community members to buy fresh, seasonal food directly from Peacehaven.
Community members purchase a "share" of the harvest upfront. "Shares" are similar to a subscription or membership. In return, they receive a box of produce each week for 10 weeks during Peacehaven's growing season (usually June–August).
What is included in the CSA box each week?
Every week, CSA boxes will contain vegetables, herbs, or fruits grown at Peacehaven. Each week is a unique selection of freshly picked produce––ranging from cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, onions, squash, spinach, garlic, watermelon, and many other farm goodies.
We guarantee Peacehaven's produce will be fresh additions to your summer meals.
What are the benefits of CSA?
CSA has many benefits––both for you and for Peacehaven!
Shareholders receive healthy, vitamin rich food grown on Peacehaven's 89 acres. Shareholders also get the chance to learn more about how Peacehaven grows our food and about our mission of connecting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the community.
Peacehaven's Core Members (the adults with disabilities who live at the farm) are the farmers who pick, clean, sort, and package the shareholders' weekly boxes. The CSA is a vocational opportunity, which allows them to engage in meaningful work and earn income. The CSA also allows the Core Members to develop relationships with one another and the community shareholders.
How can I purchase a share?
If you are interested in purchasing a 10 week share, please email Mark Socha at firstname.lastname@example.org
- A full share is $200
- A half share is $100