Community Supported Agriculture, also known as a CSA, is a subscription-based program where consumers buy “shares” in a farm’s output. Members benefit from receiving fresh, local and affordable produce from growers they know and trust. Farmers benefit from having a reliable source of funds to help them operate in an economically sustainable manner. In the case of the UK CSA Project, since the UK organic farm is not a commercial farm and is not managed for profit, financial proceeds from the sale of shares support production during the growing season and student educational activities of the sustainable agriculture degree program, including student study tours and support for conference attendance.
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