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Posted on 30 August 2008 by urbangardencasual.com

CSA Farms: Another Option for Urban Gardeners

By Cindy Naas

If growing a few kinds of tomatoes, a couple of pepper plants and maybe herbs has inspired you to want to be involved in a larger farm, why not consider CSA, or community-supported agriculture?

It’s a great way for city dwellers to experience farm life and support farmers, too.

CSA is a way of spreading the risk of farming amongst a group of people, and of sharing the produce of the farm as well.

Members subscribe to each growing season, paying a set fee for a share of each week’s produce. In a good year, a subscriber might get several bags of fruit and veggies, but Read the rest of this entry »

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