Organic Produce for your Family

Why Use CSA?

CSAs generally focus on the production of high quality foods for a local community, often using or methods, and a shared risk membership–marketing structure. This kind of farming operates with a much greater degree of involvement of consumers and other stakeholders than usual — resulting in a stronger consumer-producer relationship. The core design includes developing a cohesive consumer group that is willing to fund a whole season’s budget in order to get quality foods. The system has many variations on how the farm budget is supported by the consumers and how the producers then deliver the foods. CSA theory purports that the more a farm embraces whole-farm, whole-budget support, the more it can focus on quality and reduce the risk of food waste or financial loss.
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Produce at Steep Falls F
armers' Market

beginning of May thru the end of October
Every Saturday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Options for purchasing: 
Retail Customer, Market Share or
if eligible a free Senior Farmshare (click for more information).
WIC also accepted at the farmers' market and
Starting in 2017 SNAP accepted.

Our Market Share
The Market Share system is a pre-paid account.  You pay in the spring, helping out our farm through our high expense season, before we are realizing income.  The share is in $100 dollar increments and you realize an extra 10% credit on your account.  You pick and choose what produce, seeds, herbs, and seedlings that you want to buy at our market stand at the Steep Falls Farmers Market, and we keep track of your balance.  To get an idea of produce available by the month, look at the list below.  You can renew your share any time throughout the season.  We expect that you will use your entire credit before the end of the season, because there are no refunds.  

Many folks love this type of share rather than the boxed CSA, because they are able to pick out just what they want or need, and still help their farmer friends.  We would love to have you as a market share customer and have you visit the farmers' market and also shop other vendors and enjoy the events that the market offers.  Below is a paypal method of payment or at the bottom of the page a form you can printout out a mail with your check.

Market Share Plans

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Our Produce CSA
Produce is available at Sweet Relief Farm through full, half and business CSA (community supported agriculture) membership Shares' which means  pre-pay and receive a package of produce valuing $25.00 per week for 20 weeks or for 10 weeks for the half shares:  June through mid-October.  In 2017 we are offering twenty full shares and ten half shares.  We are MOFGA certified organic, providing you with the best nutritional and freshest produce in the area.

 Here is a sample of what you'll receive each week:

Early Season Produce
        starting first of June: 
Broccoli, Chard, Collards, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard, Radishes, Spinach

        starting  July:  Arugula, Beets, New Potatoes, Sugar Snap Peas, Shell Peas

Mid-Season Produce

        starting mid-July:  Basil, String Beans, Carrots, Cucumbers, Garlic, Kohlrabi, Onions, Parsley,
            Summer Squash, Sungold & Cherry Tomatoes, Slicing Tomatoes, Zucchini

Late Season Produce
        starting late August: Cabbage, Cauliflower, Eggplant, Garlic, Leeks, Melons & Watermelon,
            Hot & Sweet Peppers
  
        starting mid-September:
Pumpkin, Rutabaga, Turnip, Winter Squash, Onions, Carrots

 Throughout the season you'll find chard, collards, kale, lettuce, beets, herbs and often a surprise in your CSA package.

Current Share Pricing 2018

We want you to eat healthy, organic, food, so we have developed affordable payment plans.

FULL SHARE - Pick up Produce EVERY Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning. (Total of 18-20 weeks)

       - $50.00 deposit holds your share.   
        - $475.00 full payment by March 1 - a $25.00 savings.
        - $450.00 balance 
        - $500.00 full payment 
            Three installment plan available:  $150, $175 and $175 

 HALF-SHARE - Pick up Produce EVERY OTHER Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning.  (Total of 8-10 weeks)
         - $25.00 deposit
         - $240.00 FULL payment by March 1 - a $10.00 savings.

         - $225.00 Balance 
         - $250.00 FULL 
                Two installment plan: $100.00, $150.00

Business Shares:  $25 off! Combine your shares at work, and have a co-worker near us,  pick it up.

A business share is when a group of co-workers arrange to have their shares picked up at our farm and delivered to you at your place of business.  This is a great way to combine your shares and divide up the produce at work.  Generally the person who picks up, is driving right by the farm, and our shares are ready Tuesday afternoon & evening and Wednesday morning, convenient for the commuter.  And you’ll receive a discount - $25.00 off!

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Click here to download a payment form, print, and mail.

 Specialty Items

When available:  mushrooms, raspberries, eggs, winter greens and surplus vegetables for sale at a local farmers' market and at the farm during CSA pickup.    

 Buy your Produce Share with a Paypal Payment Plan

FULL Produce Share Plans


HALF Produce Share Plans




Produce from our Farm


Beautiful Rainbow Chard

Young Zucchini Plant

Early Broccoli

Spring Parsnips