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What is a CSA?

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a way for consumers and farmers to share the risks and benefits of food production in a given growing season. By purchasing a CSA share before the growing season starts, you are supporting a local farmer in advance in exchange for receiving a weekly share of the harvest all season long.

CSA programs allow consumers to enjoy eating fresh food grown right in their community while learning what it means to eat seasonally. CSAs are the best possible way to eat the most nutrient dense organically grown food.

At Easy Bee Farm, loving workers harvest the CSA shares in exchange for produce. Harvest occurs the same morning as pickup – we believe in fresh!

 

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Produce Per Season

As a CSA member, you will learn about what crops are available in Moab during different times of the year. Timing and availability will vary each year based on the weather and agricultural variables.

Early Season

Cool Weather Crops (May-June)

Arugula • Beets • Bok Choy • Bunching Onions • Carrots • Chinese Cabbage • Lettuce Mix  • Romaine Lettuce  • Peas • Radishes • Spinach • Salad Turnips • Fennel

Summer

July- September, when it’s too hot for the early season crops, we offer:

Cabbage • Carrots • Chard • Cucumbers • Eggplant • Garlic • Green Beans • Leeks • Kale • Bulb Onions • New Potatoes • Peppers (sweet, green chilies and hot) • Tomatoes • Zucchini (and other summer squash)

Late Season

September- October, summer crops will still be available in addition to:

Arugula • Beets • Broccoli • Carrots • Kohlrabi • Potatoes  •Radishes • Salad Turnips • Spinach • Winter Squash

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much is a CSA Share?

 

A CSA Share with Easy Bee Farm for the 2019 season is $560. The option for delivery of your shares is available for an additional $200 for the season.

When is the Sign Up Deadline for 2019?

 

All CSA applications must be received no later than March 1st, 2019. Payment for the share is due within a week of acceptance (an emailed invoice will be issued upon review of your application.)

How Do I Pay for My Share?

 

Once your application has been reviewed and accepted, an invoice will be emailed to you. Payment may be mailed by check, or paid online via the link provided in the invoice.

Please mail checks to:
Easy Bee Farm
4065 Easy Street
Moab, UT 84532

Do You Offer Delivery for CSA Shares?

 

Easy Bee Farm offers a limited number of delivered shares each year. Delivery is an additional $200 for the season. Please note, if you are interested in delivery, we will provide the service on a first-come, first-served basis. If you receive one of the delivery shares, we will contact you to work out a procedure for drop-off.

 

Where & When Do I Pick Up My CSA?

 

The 2019 CSA season will run for 22 weeks from the week of May 15th through the week of October 16th. There will be no share the week of July 4th. Pick up will be Wednesdays or Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Easy Bee Farm site’s garden kitchen. The farm is located at 4065 Easy Street. Plan on bringing your own bag or basket to pick up your share.

Can’t make it one week? Consider having a friend pickup your share for you. Please let us know ahead of time if this is the case.

 

 

What Produce Will I Receive Weekly?

 

Vegetables vary throughout each season. See our blog page for a week by week description of share contents.

How Much Food Comes in a Weekly Share?

 

A full share will feed a couple or small family and is on average $25 worth of produce each week. Some weeks may be worth much more during peak harvest times while others may not quite reach that mark. For example, there is usually a lull between Spring and Summer crops where you may not receive as much produce, but in August you will most likely receive an excess.

Most members find that it is a good amount of food for a couple or small family. Individuals who like to cook a lot can handle a share, but it can be a lot of produce for one person. If you are worried it will be too much food for you, consider splitting a share with another individual (picking up every other week or dividing the share each week). Vegetables make great gifts 🙂

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2019 CSA application

Easy Bee Farm CSA Terms & Conditions

All applications are subject to approval, with payment due no later than one week after receiving invoice. Application approvals will be distributed by email.

The 2019 CSA season will run for 22 weeks from the week of May 15th through the week of October 16th. Pick up will be Wednesdays or Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Easy Bee Farm site’s garden kitchen. It is the obligation of the member to pick up their share during the confirmed pick up date and time.

The farm is located at 4065 Easy Street south of Moab. Plan on bringing your own bag or basket to pick up your share. We will send information about pickup procedures before the season begins.

If you are unable to pick up during the allotted time and have not scheduled delivery for the season, you will be required to either find another person to pick up your share or let us know 24 hours in advance. If you are having someone else pick up your share, you are responsible for sharing the pickup procedure document and directions.

Shares that are not picked up by 7:00 p.m. on the evening of pickup will be donated to the food bank or otherwise distributed.

If you signed up for a delivery share, it is required to provide access to a refrigerator or cooler in the event you will not be home during the confirmed drop off day. Your share will not be left without access to one of these things.

We do not offer refunds for CSA memberships. Transfer of CSA memberships may be granted but are not guaranteed.

 

2017 Weekly Offerings

Check back in May 2017 to see our weekly shares!

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