Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

CSAs have been showing us for many years that when bringing together producers and the general public, it can be a win-win situation. By sharing the responsibilities, risks and rewards of farming, not only does the community have access to good food, but the benefits go far beyond including training programmes, high levels of employment, higher quality of life, better connections between farming and communities, better turnover for producers.

CSAs come in many shapes and sizes. For example, The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm thinks of itself as a bit of a giant shared allotment. Members enjoy fresh vegetables from the farm on a weekly basis, with the harvest distributed equally among all members. Helping out on the farm supports the health and well-being of members and fosters community. The farm also provides education and training to support low-carbon food production. 

What we love about it:

Bringing farmers and citizens together!

Find out more: communitysupportedagriculture.org.uk

8 hours ago
Help us @LandworkersUK @UKSustain demand more support for farmers and new entrants and better safeguards for #land and #environment by responding to the Lump Sum and Delinked Payments consultation before 11 August https://t.co/2NQGlglRMP https://t.co/BLgndAtH8o
1 day ago
Respond to the @DefraGovUK consultation on Lump Sum and Delinked Payments using @LandworkersUK @UKSustain templates. Read more here >>> https://t.co/2NQGlgDsEn https://t.co/qx5c08otzf
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Demand more support for farmers and new entrants in response to @DefraGovUK Lump Sum and Delinked Payments consultation using @LandworkersUK and @UKSustain template response https://t.co/2NQGlgDsEn https://t.co/kd71s1gNg6
3 days ago
Lots of #CSAs including @LoveYourVeg @GoonownG @farm_moss and many more have joined the @BetterFoodTrade movement to showcase their #agroecological, fresh, fairly produced food to more local people #localfood https://t.co/QfLabkaaRL
1 week ago
Are you a CSA farm? Going to the @LandworkersUK skills fair next month? Get in touch to help us run our #CSA session https://t.co/g0cbVlJJC2
1 week ago
Tonight! Why #soil is so important to #organic production systems, what the threats are to soil-based production, and how we as #growers can maximise the vitality of our soils for healthy #crops, people and planet https://t.co/euoet773qv @LandworkersUK @OGAgrowers @SeedSov
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