Sharing the harvest: a citizen's guide to Community Supported Agriculture

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Chelsea Green,
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2007.
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English
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To an increasing number of American families the CSA (community supported agriculture) is the answer to the globalization of our food supply. The premise is simple: create a partnership between local farmers and nearby consumers, who become members or subscribers in support of the farm. In exchange for paying in advance--at the beginning of the growing season, when the farm needs financing--CSA members receive the freshest, healthiest produce throughout the season and keep money, jobs, and farms in their own community.

In this thoroughly revised and expanded edition of a Chelsea Green classic, authors Henderson and Van En provide new insight into making CSA not only a viable economic model, but the right choice for food lovers and farmers alike. Thinking and buying local is quickly moving from a novel idea to a mainstream activity. The groundbreaking first edition helped spark a movement and, with this revised edition, Sharing the Harvest is poised to lead the way toward a revitalized agriculture.

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subject_facet Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States, Agriculture, Cooperative -- United States, Collective farms -- United States, Community gardens -- United States, Farm produce -- United States -- Marketing
title_display Sharing the harvest : a citizen's guide to Community Supported Agriculture
title_full Sharing the harvest : a citizen's guide to Community Supported Agriculture / Elizabeth Henderson with Robyn Van En ; foreword by Joan Dye Gussow
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