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
Huntsville (Madison County)
Dripping Springs Garden [Mark Cain & Michael Crane]
1558 County Route 548
Jacksonville (Pulaski County)
North Pulaski Farms [Kelly Carney]
8 Tara Mount Drive
North Little Rock (Pulaski County)
New South Produce Cooperative [formerly known as Foodshed Farms & Incubated by Heifer International’s USA Country Programs]
101 Market Plaza
Cooperative of 8 Arkansas family farms dedicated to building communities through fresh Certified Organic and Certified Naturally Grown produce while caring for the earth
More than 15 pickup locations around Northwest & Central Arkansas (click on link for info)
Whitton (Mississippi County)
Whitton Farms [Keith & Jill Forrester]
5157 West State Highway 118
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.