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It’s a Win Win

Community Supported Agriculture

 

Soil Born Farms’ community supported agriculture (CSA) program is a partnership between our non profit urban farms and a community of supporters. Twice a year CSA members purchase a "farm share" which helps us cover the costs of growing. In return, Soil Born Farms provides CSA members with an abundance of fresh from the field, nutrient-rich, organically grown produce each week during the season.

 

As a CSA member, the impact of your dollars goes beyond putting healthy, delicious food on the table. This investment in Soil Born Farms allows you to reconnect with the land, know your farmers and participate directly in a local food system. In addition, you provide valuable support for innovative education programs, food access initiatives and the development of a local community farm and education center.

 

2015-16 Fall/Winter CSA is currently full, if you would like to be on the waitlist- Call 916-363-9685 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

CSA Schedule

2015-2016 Fall/Winter CSA runs for 28 weeks with 4 weeks off.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

Please note there will be no boxes during the following breaks:
No CSA box December 23 & Dec 30.
No CSA box Feb 24, 2016 & March 2, 2016

 

2016 Spring/Summer CSA runs for 24 weeks.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - Saturday, November 5, 2016.

Early Bird Registration begins Mon. March 28- Sun. May 1

 

2016-17 Fall/Winter CSA runs for 28 weeks with 4 weeks off.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016- Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Early Bird Registration beings Mon. September 12- Sun. October 9

No CSA box December 21 & Dec 28
No CSA box March 1 & March 8


Payment Options for the 2016 CSA

 

Early Bird Pricing is offered before each season begins:

  • Pay in full  ($528) save $48 and receive $25 Soil Born Bucks (redeemable at our American River Ranch farm stand)
  • Pay in three installments ($576) and receive $25 Soil Born Bucks. Note: No Early Bird price discount.
  • Every Other Week total is ($264) save $24.

 

Spring/Summer early bird pricing begins Mon. March 28- Sun. May 1

Fall/Winter early bird pricing begins Mon. September 12- Sun. October 9

 

Regular Pricing Payment Options:

  • Full Share Pay in Full $576 ($24/box)
  • Three consecutive monthly payments $192 each
  • Every Other Week Pay in Full $288 ($24/box)

Contact us for alternative payment options: 916-363-9685


Please consider adding a $100 donation to your share for our Healthy Food Fund. Your donation will help get much needed, high quality produce to underserved communties in the Sacramento area. You can make a donation online or add a donation to your payment.

 

Consider sharing with a friend!

"My friend and I shared a box. On the drop-off day, one of us would pick up the box and then meet at the house closest to the drop-off site. We would split up the produce while chatting about our day and planning meals around the contents of our box. On the odd days when one of us was too busy, I might split the box by myself and leave a bag on my porch for my friend to grab once she was free. We were able to use all the produce in the box plus we got to see each other more often!" ---CSA member


Eat more Vegetables!

"I have been pleased and amazed at how many more vegetables my husband, kids and I have been eating. Everything tastes so much better than what is available at the grocery store. I am getting great experience cooking things I never knew I liked. My new fave is the blue ballet squash. And I am determined to get my sister in law to like fennel, which she hates!"---CSA member

 

Spring/Summer CSA Pick-up Times and Locations

You have the choice of picking up your CSA box at a few different locations. See the signup page for more information.

 

Saturdays:
American River Ranch (after 8 a.m.)
2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, 95670


The Farm on Hurley Way (after 12 p.m.)
3000 Hurley Way, Sacramento 95684

 

Wednesdays:
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Business Office (after 2 p.m.)
1919 Alhambra Blvd. Sacramento 95816

 

American River Ranch (after 8 a.m.)

 

The Farm on Hurley Way (after 2 p.m.)

 

 

Fall/Winter CSA Pick-up Times and Locations

You have the choice of picking up your CSA box at a few different locations. See the signup page for more information. NOTE: No Saturday pick-ups during Fall/Winter season.

 

Wednesdays:
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Business Office (after 12 p.m.)
1919 Alhambra Blvd. Sacramento 95816

 

American River Ranch (after 8 a.m.)

 

The Farm on Hurley Way (after 12 p.m.)

 

 

What’s in the CSA Box?

There will be 8-10 items of seasonal produce each week. Veggies and fruit may include:

 

Fall-Winter: Kale, chard, collard greens, Asian greens, winter squash, beets, carrots, turnips, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, leeks, arugula, lettuce, fennel, onions, herbs,oranges, grapefruit, kiwi fruit, and apples.

 

Spring: Kale, chard, collard greens, Asian greens, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, leeks, arugula, lettuce, carrots, beets, turnips, radish, kholrabi, leeks, fennel,onions, herbs, seasonal fruits.

 

Summer: Lettuce, basil, beets, carrots, summer squash, cucumbers, tomatoes (red slicer and heirlooms), peppers, potatoes, eggplant, beans, melons, garlic and herbs, apricots, peaches, plums, nectarines, figs, pluots, watermelons, apples, persimmons, and pomegranates.

 

Extras

  • CSA members will occasionally have the option to purchase limited quantities of flowers, meat and eggs as these items become available through the season.
  • CSA members will receive Soil Born Farms CSA Digest with news from the farms, information about the produce and simple recipes the whole family will love.
  • CSA members will be invited family volunteer nights, farm tours and community events.