National CSA Sign-up Day
On February 28th, we are joining with CSA farmers from across the country to celebrate National CSA Sign-up Day. This is an important time of year for us to get new members signed up because we are in the process of making the investments that will result in a successful harvest many months from now. The CSA model is an important model to support our farm. Laura, who runs First Root Farm in Concord, Mass. put it eloquently: "The CSA model was what allowed me to start my own farm business at age 23. Without the sale of CSA shares, I would not have been able to buy seeds, potting soil, fertilizer, or anything else. Six years later, my ...
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We offer our produce for sale primarily through our subscription based CSA program, but also at local farmers markets and our on-farm stand. We also sell to local restaurants and breweries.
We provide people from the Chicago and Rockford area as well as the suburbs in between with naturally grown and raised, quality food, and the opportunity to participate in a welcoming farm environment.
Our veggies are safe and chemical free. We grow naturally, the way humans have for thousands of years and the way our parents, grandparents and great grandparents taught us. We do this so that our children, and everyone, can walk into our fields, pick a veggie, and eat it there without worrying what may be on or in it.
We are excited to offer a wide variety of vegetables and herbs, some of which you won’t see at your local grocery store. Our growing season goes from early Spring to late Autumn, so it is a fun challenge to provide a nice selection of produce.
We are now accepting applications for our 2015 CSA shares
If you are interested in becoming part of our 2015 farm family and receiving a weekly (or bi-weekly) share of wonderfully safe and fresh vegetables, read on. Our program will go from early-June for 18 weeks through October with an extra bonus week if the season has been good. We are hoping to to supply around 75+ shares this year.
Included in membership: