“What will we do?” my son asked, when I told him the sad news. “I, I don’t know,” I stammered, trying to hide the panic in my voice. We had just discussed the seasonal end of our CSA – the Community Supported Agriculture shares that had provided our family with week upon week of veggies […]
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This won’t earn me the Mother of the Year award, but I felt somewhat proud about the snack I served my sons last week. It took little effort on my part, other than opening a container of just-picked locally grown strawberries and slicing a loaf of freshly baked whole-wheat sourdough bread.
Even as they grow in numbers, Community Supported Agriculture programs remain a mystery to many Iowans. Members of the programs, known as CSAs, pay an annual fee upfront to receive weekly shares of a farm’s fresh produce for several months during the growing season. In return, the farmers have a guaranteed source of income