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Looking for a great Seattle CSA!

We're looking to switch to a new CSA this year, after a few years of using Nash's Organic Produce. Looking for recommendations, and reviews of a few specific ones that we're interested in. Snowflakes inside! [more inside]
posted by skycrashesdown on Apr 8, 2014 - 5 answers

What percent of adults have sexually abused a minor?

There's a lot of statistics online about how many children are sexually abused, but not much about how many adults are doing the abusing. I did read one article that mentioned in passing that about 1 in 20 men and 1 in 3300 women have sexually abused a child, but I think that was referring to only prepubescent children, not minors in general. The article was pretty old too, and there was no source for where they got that information. If anyone knows where I can find a reliable statistic regarding the percent of adults that sexually abuse children then I would appreciate it. [more inside]
posted by sam_harms on Feb 4, 2014 - 11 answers

I Don't Know From These Berries....

CSA filter - I seek recipes to use the abundance of gooseberries (3 pints) and red currants (2 pints) I now have. Complications - single diner who's faced this problem before and already has jam from last year. [more inside]
posted by EmpressCallipygos on Jul 27, 2013 - 30 answers

Help us name our CSA Farm...

My husband and I hoping to be the farmers running a CSA farm at a new co-housing development (similar to Prairie Crossing, Ecovillage at Ithaca, or Davis Homes). At some point we will probably need to "pitch" our business - and we have everything but a name; it will undoubtably be easier with a name... and we're at a total loss. [more inside]
posted by jrobin276 on Jan 31, 2013 - 6 answers

Best tools for setting up online store for CSA-type produce business?

You have an online store where customers pay in, say, monthly subscriptions. The customers are able to manage their account online. You also sell a few other items as one-offs via a webstore. None of this requires shipping as your customers pick up in person. What sorts of programs are you using? How do you deal with credit cards? What should this all cost? Any opinions about programs such as Member Assembler, CSAware, Farmigo or DeliveryBizPro? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 23, 2013 - 6 answers

How bountiful is your CSA?

Participants in CSA/Community Supported Agriculture/local farm cropshares-- on average, how much produce does your regular share contain? How does the overall cost stack up against retail veggie pricing? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Jul 28, 2012 - 31 answers

Healthy Food for 365 Days

Maryland: Help me find a nice year-round co-op or CSA in the Baltimore Metro Area? [more inside]
posted by kensch on Mar 20, 2012 - 7 answers

Farmers' Marketing

I'm looking for a primer on the business-side of the small-scale produce production. [more inside]
posted by glibhamdreck on Jan 30, 2012 - 3 answers

What local bay area companies offer regular delivery services?

I enjoy my CSA immensely, especially the delivery aspect. What other (local) food and products can I subscribe to in the Bay Area? [more inside]
posted by bradbane on Jan 10, 2012 - 6 answers

CSA veggies in Baltimore

Can anyone recommend a CSA farm with pick-up locations in Baltimore - preferably in or near Canton? [more inside]
posted by pilibeen on Oct 2, 2011 - 7 answers

Where to find successful survivors of childhood sexual abuse?

Asking for a friend: How can an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse meet other survivors who have ended up happy and successful in spite of their childhoods? [more inside]
posted by eisenkr on Feb 10, 2011 - 1 answer

How do I deal with community supported agriculture flakes?

How do I deal with community supported agriculture flakes? I NEED people to pick up their shares. [more inside]
posted by melissam on Jan 15, 2011 - 39 answers

What makes a good casting director?

What makes a good casting director? [more inside]
posted by moody cow on Jan 12, 2011 - 4 answers

A pearfect pickle: up to my ears in Asian pears

What to do with ~20 Asian pears? Looking for recipes, freezing ideas, etc. [more inside]
posted by booknerd on Oct 7, 2010 - 13 answers

Am I brewing trouble?

Can I start a private club to function like a CSA, but for homebrewed beer? [more inside]
posted by overeducated_alligator on Aug 6, 2010 - 14 answers

Seeking an organic produce delivery service in Las Vegas.

Seeking an organic produce delivery service in Las Vegas. [more inside]
posted by ryo.pau on Jun 10, 2010 - 4 answers

Because pressure canning tomatoes from the supermarket feels wrong

I recently got a pressure canner for Christmas, and, being the treehugger that I am, I would like to eat local and join a CSA. Anyone have any advice for finding a good one near the Somerset county, NJ region? [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim on Feb 8, 2010 - 9 answers

Help me to find land for farming!

I am a farmer without a farm... What are my options of leasing some land for agriculture purposes? [more inside]
posted by Sentus on Jan 10, 2010 - 11 answers

At least the question isn't "should I eat it?".

Name that veg: what is this green, vine-y vegetable/lettuce/herb thing that showed up in my CSA box this week? [more inside]
posted by soleiluna on Dec 15, 2009 - 24 answers

DC CSA 411?

CSA in Washington DC? [more inside]
posted by RandlePatrickMcMurphy on Aug 17, 2009 - 12 answers

Lettuce out!

I joined a CSA program for the summer and or first pickup has so much lettuce I don't think I cold possibly eat it all this week. What can I do with it besides make salads and put it in sandwiches? Preserving counts! I just don't want to waste anything.
posted by mkb on Jun 15, 2009 - 19 answers

Which CSA in San Francisco should we choose?

Please recommend to me a CSA that delivers in San Francisco and anything to look for in establishing a good relationship with the farm. Also, what's it like to be the drop-off site for a CSA? [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow on Jun 1, 2009 - 11 answers

what do you wish you would have known when you picked out your CSA?

For those of you who have gotten shares in a CSA, what information do you think would be helpful to someone trying to choose which CSA to participate in? More specifically, any recommendations on CSAs in the Twin Cities area? [more inside]
posted by ialwayscryatendings on Jan 29, 2009 - 12 answers

CSA shopping in Chapel Hill

CSA recommendation in Chapel Hill/Carrboro/Durham, NC? [more inside]
posted by amtho on Jan 11, 2009 - 7 answers

hot farmer in the city

How do I break into the sustainable agriculture scene in Chicago? [more inside]
posted by chickadee on Nov 11, 2008 - 6 answers

Recipes for a family covered over in bok choy.

We got a huge load of bok choy in our CSA last week, and I'm at a loss as to what to do with it outside of stir-fry. Please, no more stir-fry! Bonus points for dishes that could be frozen.
posted by Mimzy on Jun 23, 2008 - 29 answers

Can you recommend a Chicago-area CSA

Do you belong to a CSA that has deliveries/pick-up locations in Chicago? In Lakeview, specifically? Which do you recommend? Which would you avoid? [more inside]
posted by crush-onastick on Feb 13, 2008 - 9 answers

Name that root! (or tuber, I suppose)

Can you identify this vegetable? [more inside]
posted by uncleozzy on Sep 19, 2007 - 16 answers

Recommend a CSA farm in Portland, please

CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farms in Portland (Oregon.) There are a lot of them. Anyone have any particular recommendations for or against? [more inside]
posted by dersins on Aug 20, 2007 - 4 answers

It ain't easy cooking green.

What do I do with all these unfamiliar veggies from the CSA? [more inside]
posted by Inconceivable! on Jun 21, 2007 - 31 answers

Which Boston-area CSA?

Which Boston-area CSA should I choose? [more inside]
posted by david1230 on Apr 21, 2007 - 14 answers

Corner grocer?

Do you have a corner grocer where you live? A market to pick up fresh veggies, meats or cheeses, or maybe a bottle of wine for that evening's dinner, that you can walk to? Apparently grocers make very little money, so the bigger the store, the lower delivery costs, etc. So why not have several small stores in one area to concentrate delivery? Or go with smaller trucks? Or partner with local farmers? Sort of like CSA for a city dweller.
posted by yoga on May 25, 2005 - 12 answers

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