WHAT IS A CSA?
Receive Fresh, Local, and Organic Produce every week during our Harvest Season!
WHAT IS CSA?
CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. CSA is a way for you to obtain fresh, local, and certified organic produce directly from us during harvest season. The produce you will receive is grown by us at our farm in Calverton. Hand-picked fresh the same day that you will receive it. You have a direct access to local organic food and a direct contact with your very own organic farmer that grows your food.
WHEN DOES IT START?
Our CSA Program starts from mid-June till end of October, 20 weeks. You will be notified the actual week/date of pick-up before it starts.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Our 2018 CSA Share is $500 for the season within 10miles from our farm. ($25/week)
Other pick-up locations more than 10miles from our farm is $550* for the season. ($27.50/week)
Monthly Payment terms are available for mailed in membership fees. $100 deposit required and remaining balance can be paid monthly till May 1st. We also accept Venmo. Just let us know if you use the Venmo app. You can download the Venmo app for free on any mobile device or even on your computer.
Credit card payments are accepted with minimal processing fee and membership mus be paid in full. Paypal invoice request with payment instructions will be sent shortly after filling up our application form.
We recommend check, money orders or venmo so you can save on your membership and avail of the deferred payment plan until May 1st.
Confirmation email and payment instructions will be sent shortly after filling up our application form.
Membership for other pick-up locations more than 10miles from our farm has a minimal additional fee to cover part of the delivery expense. Payments must be made directly to us only. Our pick-up locations or coordinators are not authorized to accept payments for our program.
WHAT IS IN MY SHARE?
You will receive a weekly share of a variety of in-season produce that we grow from our farm. This will consists of at least 6 to 10 items each week. Please check our sample CSA share photos to get an idea of what you will be receiving. For more information about each fresh produce that you will receive in your share including recipe suggestions, click here.
WHERE CAN I PICK-UP MY SHARE?
You can pick up your weekly CSA shares from our farm in Calverton or from our other different CSA sites across Long Island, NY: Babylon, Manorville, Massapequa, Rockville Center, Rocky Point and Sayville. We also have private CSA groups. You can check out the details and schedule of our CSA sites here. If you would like to start and host a site, click here to be one of our CSA Coordinators.
All of our current CSA members will be invited to the farm to meet us and get a tour of how we do things. Members will learn and see first hand how a working farm operates. We will walk you through the process on how we are growing the produce you are receiving. Our farm tours are usually scheduled before we start harvesting. Invitations will be sent in Spring of the current year.
Being a CSA Member, you will receive weekly emails with regards to what you can expect in your shares that week, produce guide and tips, and some recipe suggestions. You will also have access to an exclusive facebook group where you can share and get recipes, storage and cooking tips from other CSA members. Current CSA Members also gets 10% discount that can be used when purchasing additional produce from our farmer's markets and online markets. Current Season CSA Members also get an additional $10 discount off their next year's membership if renewed by the end of the year.
By joining our farm's CSA Program, you will learn more about your produce, what is in season, what are the benefits, and how to use them. It is a prepaid share that you purchase in the beginning of the year that helps us start up and plan the farming season. In return, you will get a weekly bounty of produce straight from our farm. Joining our CSA Program is an investment to your health.