Get home grown produce right here in Bruce County
CSA is Community Supported Agriculture – basically means you’re getting produce grown within Bruce County!
Ever thought about eating more vegetables, locally grown fruits or fresh produce? Are you a cottager, staying in Bruce County and looking for those fresh veggies from a local farm? Imagine taking that first bite into a juicy watermelon, or roasting that sweet corn-on-the-cob over the bon fire.
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables for Cottagers!
Ever thought about eating more locally grown vegetables, or fruits? If you’re a cottager, staying in Bruce County and looking for those fresh veggies from a local farm? You are in luck! Eat Local gets you easy access to local fruits and vegetables! Imagine taking that first bite into a juicy watermelon, or roasting that sweet corn-on-the-cob over the bon fire.
What is a CSA?
Community Share Agriculture (CSA) is a mutual relationship between the farmer and the member in which a farm supports the community’s needs for fresh produce, fruit and meats and the community supports the farmer in farming sustainably. Becoming a CSA member means you will have fresh food all summer into the fall, directly from the farm to your plate.
Members commit to CSA by making a deposit at the beginning of the season. Most CSA farms will start pick-up and/or delivery around the 3rd week of June. So act quickly to take advantage of the entire growing season!
Why participate in a CSA?
You will get fresh in-season vegetables, fruits and meat on a weekly basis.
You will get to try more rare fruits and vegetables, such as Kohlrabi, purple carrots and delicata squash.
You get to meet the farmers behind the fresh fruits, vegetables and meat your family thrive on!
You get educated about organic vegetables and receive new recipes.
Here is a list of CSA Farms to contact in Bruce County:
Ruetz Farm Fresh Produce, Teeswater – email@example.com
Persephone Market Garden and CSA, Allenford – www.persephonemarketgarden.ca
Black Sheep Farm CSA, near Chesley –www.justblacksheep.com
Down to Earth Organics, Port Elgin – www.facebook.com/pages/Down-To-Earth-Organics-CSA/140279286146238