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CSA Philosophy

What it's all about!

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a unique food distribution system that weaves the farmer and community of eaters together in an intricate seasonal food web. In the book Farms of Tomorrow Revisted: Community Supported Farms, Farm Supported Communities, the authors stated "CSA is not just a clever, new approach to marketing for farmers. Rather, community farming is about the necessary renewal of agriculture through its healthy linkage with the human community that depends on farming for survival."

We took these words to heart and in 1995 took on our first few members. It has been 20+ fruitful years and we have seen our CSA family grow and mature.

So, how does it work? 

Individuals purchase a "share" of the farm's anticipated harvest before the farm season begins, and in return receive a selection of produce as it becomes available during the growing season. CSA is an intimate relationship between you and the farmer. All of our winter plans, spring labors and summer and autumn harvests are based on providing you and your family the healthiest, most diverse, and abundant eating experience possible.

Oh, and did we mention that it tastes better too!

Joining a CSA is a bit of a leap in faith and is definitely a seasonal cooking and eating adventure. Inside your share, you will find a wide range of produce, all harvested at their ripest, best tasting, and highest level of nutrition. And you'll also receive our newsletter, More Than Good Eats, filled with news about the farm from Landis' unique point of view! 

Shared Risk - Shared Reward.

CSA is a unique relationship between you and your family farmer. We strive to bring you a beautiful and bountiful box each week. We do our best to provide what is promised and shareholders in turn agree to understand that Nature is full of both blessings and mischief. In short, there are times when the production of certain crops is plain out of our hands, whether from a late frost, a freak hail storm, drought or flood.

Joining Hermit Creek Farm is about making a choice to live and eat healthier; it's about making a commitment to paying a fair price for the labor and knowledge of the farmers who feed you; it's about choosing cleaner water, healthier soils, cleaner air, and fewer toxins in the environment for those that grow your food and for everyone living downstream.

Still not sure?

Take a look at  Frequently Asked Questions and Tips for CSA Members and check out this short video to learn more about Community Supported Agriculture. 

 

We're excited to be your family farmer!

CSA Share OptionsOctober 22nd, 2018

Welcome.  All Share types for 2018 are now sold out! If you are interested in 2019 CSA membership, please drop us an email at info@hermitcreekfarm.com and we'll add you to our wait

Notes from the Farm KitchenJuly 17th, 2018

Greetings, welcome to Notes From the Farm Kitchen, a mostly weekly gathering of news, tidbits, recipes, and other good stuff from Hermit Creek Farm. The format is informal, we'll add as we go, just sc

CSA PaymentMarch 21st, 2018

Whether using our handy electronic sign-up (pay with PayPal) or with our paper sign-up form (pay with a check), you are just a few short steps away from a season of great eating!

What's up at Hermit Creek?

 

The leaves are down, crops are nearly all harvested, snow buntings mix with the first snow squalls, firewood needs splitting, and we are scrambling to finish all those things that need doing before our farm world turns white for the next five months!  

 

 

 

All 2018 CSA shares are now SOLD OUT.

If you're interested in 2019 CSA membership, please drop us an email at info@hermitcreekfarm.com and we'll add you to our CSA wait list or check back early January.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We believe in the old adage, "you are what you eat!" and besides our belief in organic food being healthier for you, it's also healthier for your farmer and the land.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At Hermit Creek, we're serious about how we farm, we're serious about our health, and we're serious about your health as well. Certified organic, it's simply plain old common sense.