Community Supported Agriculture

And Its Benefits

Community Supported Agriculture

...or CSA is a practice in many communities that is gaining increased popularity around the country. This is the process of buying produce exclusively from locally own farms, rather than from large corporate farms that grocery store chains purchase their products from.

Benefits of CSA

  • Produce are extra-fresh
  • You can learn about new fruits and vegetables that you would've not known of otherwise
  • Better understanding of growing seasons and what is able to be grown in your area
  • You gain relationships with your local farmers past just purchasing their crop yield
  • Access to special products that aren't available to the general public
  • If you cook a lot, it saves money