Category: Farms and Farmers

Relating to local farms and farmers who raise small-scale, often organic, fruits, vegetables, and herbs for community supported agriculture (CSA) shares and for wholesale

Keeping Markets Honest—A Guest Post

Do you take for granted that the produce you buy at your local farmers market is grown by the people selling it, or have you ever had some doubts? The Tampa Bay (Florida) Times recently ran a “Farm to Fable” series looking into food fraud at local farmers markets as well as farm-to-table restaurants. It’s […]

Forsythe Farms CSA: Recipes from Bounty from the Box—Part 1

A guest post on Forsythe Farms CSA blog on using the overflowing bounty coming into members’ CSA boxes. Vegetable soup is a great start!

Farm-to-Table Events—A Great Way to Eat Locally and Have Fun!

If you’re a CSA member—new or longtime—you may be visiting your farm regularly to pick up your CSA box or once in a while for a volunteer work day or some other event. Another great way for CSA members and nonmembers alike to spend time at a nearby farm is to reserve a seat at […]

Attend a CSA Share Fair: Shop for a Farm That Fits Your Needs

Put 40-plus farmers in a cavernous old industrial building along with displays of their farm goods—from honey and salami to fresh produce—then add a few chickens and piglets, local chefs doing cooking demos, and a cookbook swap, and what do you get? The second annual CSA Share Fair, sponsored by the Portland Area CSA Coalition in Oregon. […]

Have You Signed Up for a CSA Share Yet?

We love sharing stories and photos from CSA (community-supported agriculture) farms across the country, but we know that CSAs are not for everyone. A CSA share is probably not a good fit for you if you don’t have time to cook, don’t enjoy cooking, or are a serious gardener committed to growing as much food […]

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