CSA

Community Supported Agriculture

About

CSA is an alternative, locally based economic model of agriculture and food distrubition. CSAs generally focus on the production of high quality foods for a local community, often using organic or biodynamic farming methods. CSAs also allow for the consumer to have more word in what is produced. CSA focuses on the health of the soil and plants they are growing. They do not use herbicides or pesticides to help with the plants.

PROs and CONs

Pros:
The food is always fresh.
They do not use herbicides or pesticides.
It's not expensive.
The consumer has a say.
Cons:
Nature could damage your crops.
You could get a lot of unwanted produce.
Produce goes bad fast.