Arkansas

Fayetteville (Washington County)

Cobblestone Project Farm [Mark Priest]
1210 54th Street
Pick-up of shares in Fayetteville, Springdale, Bentonville & Rogers or delivered for extra charge
www.thecobblestoneproject.org

Summer Kitchen Farm’s White River CSA [Mariah & Ira White and Janet Bachmann of Riverbend Gardens]
3702 S. Wilson Hollow Road
479.263.9965
www.summerkitchenfarm.org/CSA.html

Huntsville (Madison County)

Dripping Springs Garden [Mark Cain & Michael Crane]
1558 County Route 548
870.545.3658
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dripping-Springs-Garden/157116191026218

Wildfire Farm [Marcie Brewster & Diane Schumacher]
4059 County Route 516
870.545.3120
www.localharvest.org/wildfire-farm-M7

Jacksonville (Pulaski County)

North Pulaski Farms [Kelly Carney]
8 Tara Mount Drive
501.240.4233
www.northpulaskifarms.com/

North Little Rock (Pulaski County)

Foodshed Farms [Incubated by Heifer International’s USA Country Programs]
6800 Camp Robinson Road
501.907.2603
15 family farms (click on link for info)
Four pickup sites around Little Rock (click on link for info)
www.foodshedfarms.com

Whitton (Mississippi County)

Whitton Farms [Keith & Jill Forrester]
5157 West State Highway 118
870.815.9519
www.whittonfarms.com

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a growing movement in America, 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.  This concept of Community Supported Agriculture was introduced into the United States in 1985 by Robyn Van En, who farmed in South Egremont, Massachusetts.  She learned of the concept from a Swiss friend, Jan Vander Tuin, and within 4 years her farm’s original membership of 30 shares grew to 150.

Wilson College in Chambersberg, Pennsylvania has established the Robyn Van En Center in honor of Ms. Van En who died in 1997.  The Robyn Van En Center maintains a data base of Community Supported Agriculture farms, now numbering over 1400 farms,  which is easily searched.  CLICK HERE to search for a CSA farm convenient to your home using this directory.

A Community Supported Agriculture directory of farms is also currently under construction for this website.  This directory will provide detailed information on CSA farms, which have established a commitment to produce their farm products using organic methods, without the use of harmful chemicals, genetic engineering or any synthetics, and which show care for the health of people, animals, land and water.  Please send information on CSA farms which meet this standard by visiting the contact us page.

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