Just when I thought I knew all my vegetables, this shows up in my CSA box. They look like turnips with cancer.
It’s that time of year again: time to sign up for your local CSA! CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. It is a system in which we can support local farmers by purchasing “shares” of their crops. Depending on the size of the farm and the size of the share (how much you will actually [...]
When I was looking for a CSA last summer and all the farms were well into their growing season, I came across a unique company that delivers organic produce right to your door. Fresh Connect was started by Kevin Glaser, a 27-year-old entrepreneur and father of three, when he saw an opportunity to start a [...]
For my out-of-towners and friends totally bored with the CSA talk, please bear with me. I’m going to talk a couple more times about “eating local” hear in Kansas City and then I’ll shut up for a while… Anyone else interested in an easy way to experience a CSA? Because Hen House Markets are starting [...]
Oh, my faithful readers, I feel like I have failed you. Just a little. Most of the farms that participate in the KC CSA Coalition are all full. So if you had high hopes of working directly with one farm and knowing that your money went to the actual sweet potatoes in you box, you [...]