CSAs that Think Outside the Produce Box - Modern Farmer

CSAs that Think Outside the Produce Box

Gone are the days when CSA meant produce only. Meat, medicinal herbs, coffee - you can nab a share of almost anything farmed or fished. We've highlighted our favorite sources.

1. Poultry and Eggs


In Kent, CT, Camps Road Farm provides one pasture-raised chicken and a dozen eggs to members each week. (campsroadfarm.com)

2. Coffee



The Coffee CSA project ships fresh-roasted, organically grown beans directly from its network of owner-farmers to participants. (coffeecsa.org)

3. Medicinal Herbs


Rising Stone Farm of Portland, OR, offers seasonal shares of herbal tinctures, teas, and salves formulated for health and wellness. (risingstonefarm.com)

4. Seafood


Cape Ann Fresh Catch, America’s largest community-supported fishery, delivers seafood straight from the dock to pickup areas throughout New England. (capeannfreshcatch.org)

5. Beef


Southern California’s grass-fed True Pasture Beef sells 8-, 16-, and 24-pound shares of free-range, hormone-and antibiotic-free ground beef, steaks, and roasts. (truepasturebeef.com)

6. Flowers


From June through September, Nashville’s Humble Flowers peddles just-picked, sustainably grown perennials and annuals. (humbleflowersnashville.com)

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