Some methods, such as easily readable signs, are obvious. Others, such as always standing and greeting customers, are more subtle and personal. All are important.
Deciding in advance on what to include each week in addition to calculating how much to plant and when are components ensuring every CSA member gets a bountiful basket.
Burnout is common for new farmers. Simple things such as setting your own work hours and keeping your growing areas close to your house will help you avoid it.
Drop everything to start a CSA tomorrow? No way. But if you dream of having a farm, here are some ways you can get started in the space you already have.
These market favorites are easy to sell and can help bring customers to your CSA throughout the season. Here’s why strawberries make CSA sense.