Beach (Golden Valley County)
Rolling Hills Farm [Jaci Cutforth]
16771 21st ST SW
Pickup sites at farm & in town
Carpio (Ward County)
North Star Farms [Marvin & Ilene Baker]
101 Washington Avenue
Pickup sites in Minot & Minot Air Force Base
Colfax (Richland County)
Bill Erbes Farm [Bill Erbes]
16998 County Road 8
Pickup sites in Colfax, Abercrombie, Fargo & Wahpeton
Felton (Clay County in Minnesota)
Kragnes Family Farm [Ben & Tyne Kragnes]
10600 60th Street N
Pickup sites in North Dakota: Fargo & South Fargo
Ruso (McLean County)
Ruso Ranch [Farrah Faulkner, Myron & Georgean Lick]
1921 21st Street NW
Streeter (Stutsman County)
Forager Farm [Hannah & Jonathon Moser]
4795 52nd Avenue SE
Pickup sites on farm and also in Bismarck, Hazen & Jamestown
West Fargo (Cass County)
Hildebrants Farmers Market [Trina Kalm]
349 East Main Avenue
(farm located northwest of Hawley in Clay County, Minnesota)
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.