Alberta

On Borrowed Ground, an urban community supported agriculture project in Edmonton, 780.434.7752, maintains a website which lists a dozen CSA programs in Alberta [www.csaalberta.com/index.html]

Carstairs (North of Calgary)

Blue Mountain Bio-Dynamic CSA [Kris & Tamara Vester]
RR2
403.337.3321
www.bluemountainbiodynamicfarms.com/

Edmonton

On Borrowed Ground CSA (Anita Gregoire)
780.434.7752
www.onborrowedground.com

Opal (North of Edmonton, between Redwater & Gibbons)

Sparrow’s Nest Organics Farm [Graham Sparrow]
780.942.2259
www.sparroworganics.com/

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a growing movement in the United States and Canada, which has provided economic support and predictability to farmers, practicing traditional family farming, that they will be able to continue to farm, and that communities will be able to enjoy fresh, local farm products.  Partnering with local farms by purchasing a “share” in the season’s harvest, consumers can know where their food is coming from and have the satisfaction of supporting local agriculture.  Participants, who purchase their shares early in the season, provide the farmer with a stable income, and in return they receive a weekly supply of fresh local farm products.

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