Maitri Farm in Amenia, New York (Dutchess County) is offering a 22-week CSA program to Fairfield County that runs from June-October. Kaia Yoga studios in Westport and Greenwich, CT are the locations where members will pick up shares of farm-fresh vegetables grown using organic practices and pasture-raised eggs.
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.
Convenient to more communities than ever, Sport Hill Farm’s organic CSA is a wonderful way to eat local-in-season. Farmer Patti Popp grows many varieties of vegetables and fruits, including heirloom vegetables like deer tongue lettuce, Romanesco broccoli (looks like green cauliflower), and green zebra striped tomatoes. Late season goodies like sauce tomatoes and sweet corn are perfect for freezing or putting up.
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.
Why are organic CSA shares so rare? Because we have lost so much farmland in Connecticut that less than one percent of our residents earn a living by farming. Eat well, support your local farmer and do your bit to … Read more