Chubby Bunny Farm, in Falls Village, CT, is run by farmer Dan Hayhurst and his wife Tracy. They have been farming in the northwestern part of the state for more than 10 years, and are looking to expand the membership of their 22-week CSA into Fairfield County. Chubby Bunny is not certified organic, but they use organic and sustainable growing practices. They have established drop sites for weekly boxes in Norwalk, Westport, Stamford, New Canaan and Fairfield.
If you’re not motivated to shop farmers’ markets (there are two on Saturdays this winter), or just don’t have the time to work with raw ingredients, here’s an excellent way to eat locally that removes both the shopping and the prepping. Winter Sun Farms is a Hudson Valley-based business that works with small sustainable family farms to freeze and otherwise preserve their summer produce and fruit for a winter CSA that’s trucked to distribution sites in NY, NJ, and CT.
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs are partnerships between an individual farm and a community of supporters, providing a direct link between the production and consumption of food. CSA members make a commitment to support the farm throughout the season, and assume the risks and bounty of growing food along with the farmer or grower.
What’s a CSA? Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a means for consumers to buy a share in a farm’s seasonal production directly from the farmer. Consumers benefit from buying local, farm fresh, high quality produce at an attractive price and … Read more