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Our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program gives you access to the freshest local produce around, and by purchasing a share, you directly support the farm and it’s students throughout the growing season!

Learn more about Community Supported Agriculture.

 

2017 Share Details

  • Summer: June 7th – Sept 27th
  • Peak Season: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Fall: Oct 4 – Nov 22

Sign up for a Summer 2017 Membership

Box Size: One size- produce valued at an average of $30 per week

Cost for Summer CSA Membership: Total $510 ($30 per week) for faculty and staff, $470 for students.

Here are some of the veggies that you can expect in your box: basil, beets, bok choi, carrots, celeriac, celery, chard, cherry tomatoes, chicory/radicchio, cilantro, collard greens, cucumber, dill, eggplant, fava beans, fennel, garlic, green beans, heirloom tomatoes, hot peppers, kale, kohlrabi, leek, lettuce, melon, napa cabbage, onion, oregano, parsley, parsley root, parsnips, peas, potatoes, radicchio, radish, rosemary, sage, salad mix, salad turnips, scallions, shallots, spinach, summer squash, sweet peppers, thyme, tomatillo, winter squash

EARLY BIRD SIGN-UPS

If you pay by the end of February, we are offering your choice of:

  • 3 U-picks of cut flowers throughout the season, OR
  • 5 seedlings for you to plant in your garden!

Pick-up Details: 

Locations: On the farm (Center for Urban Horticulture) or the UW Club on main campus

Day and Time: Wednesdays after 3pm*

*Any boxes remaining out at the sites at 7:30am on Thursday will be removed.  If you are not able 56to pick-up your box while you are out of town, please let us know ahead of time so that we can keep the produce from going to waste!

FAQ

Q: I need financial assistance, are there any options for me?

A: We offer need-based discounts! Please contact us at sgeurk@uw.edu to learn more. You may also pay in installments, but full payment for the whole season is due by the first pick-up on June 7th.

Q: What Happens If I go on vacation or miss a pick-up?

A: Due to health and safety regulations any produce remaining at the sites at 8am Thursday will need to be composted. If you are not able to pick-up your box while you are out of town, have a friend pick it up or let us know ahead of time so we can keep the produce from going to waste. We have many students who would gladly eat this delicious produce rather than seeing it get tossed!

Q: What would be an example of a typical box?

A: August bounty; Heirloom tomatoes, salad greens, basil, hot and sweet peppers, melons, and kale.

 

A peek at what we grew in 2016

 

 

Testimonials

IMG_2058 (1)“The benefits I experienced as a CSA member included a much greater variety of locally produced, organic vegetables and herbs than I had made a part of my diet in the past. It also provided an opportunity to share the bounty with family and neighbors. I became good friends with my neighbors and shared meals! The variety of vegetables led naturally to my cooking a greater variety of meals….and when tomatoes were plentiful, I learned to can them!”

~Franklin Furlong

 

Questions? Email sgeurk@uw.edu.