Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Healthy CSA News

As a follow-up to our post from Monday on CSAs (community supported agriculture programs), here are some recent articles on CSAs in the news. This method of farming/eating is growing more and more popular, as people become increasingly aware of the effects of commercially grown, chemically treated foods on our health, and the environment. Participating in a CSA, or patronizing your local farmers' market is one of the best ways to reduce toxins both in your body, and the world at large.

Here is some more info on this interesting community-based method:

How to Pick the Right CSA for You
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a popular and growing business model that allows consumers to become more connected with their local farms and the food they eat. We are just entering into the registration time for Community ...
Publish Date: 02/06/2011 7:55

Winter. Or is it?
We farm using natural methods because we care about the health of our families, workers, and customers, and we want to be good stewards of the portion of this earth that is temporarily under our care. ...
Publish Date: 02/03/2011 0:31

Utilize your local CSA for the modern Paleo lifestyle
What is a CSA? CSA is an acronym for community supported agriculture. My family uses the Full Circle Farm CSA program at Every week we receive a "family" sized box of ALL organic fruits and vegetables DELIVERED ...
Publish Date: 01/27/2011 1:38

CSA News 35: Working Fast to Slow Climate Change, Featured ...
In contrast, organic agriculture - it's called “organic” because it increases soil organic matter - uses natural fertilizers (compost, manure, cover crops, crop rotations, and intercropping) to improve soil health and clean greenhouse ...
Publish Date: 01/24/2011 17:42

CSA shareImage via WikipediaImportant Note: Remember that CSA sign-up season is NOW! Most CSAs try to fill their memberships by April or May, so don't wait too long, or those in your area may be full. If you are having trouble finding a CSA in your area, post a comment below to let us know, and we'd be happy to try to help!

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