Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

We Grow Your Vegetables, Your Support Trains New Farmers

Soil Born Farms’ community supported agriculture (CSA) program is a partnership between our non profit urban farms and a community of supporters. Twice a year CSA members purchase a “farm share” which helps us cover the costs of growing. In return, Soil Born Farms provides CSA members with an abundance of fresh from the field, nutrient-rich, organically grown produce each week during the season.

As a CSA member, the impact of your dollars goes beyond putting healthy, delicious food on the table. This investment in Soil Born Farms allows you to reconnect with the land, know your farmers and participate directly in a local food system. In addition, you provide valuable support for innovative education programs, food access initiatives and the development of a local community farm and education center.

Sign up online for fall/winter CSA 2018-2019 >>

CSA Schedule

2018-2019 Fall/Winter CSA runs for 28 weeks with two 2-week breaks:
From Wednesday, November 7, 2018  to Wednesday, May 15, 2019
1st Break: December 26 and January 2
2nd Break: March 6 and March 13

Payment Options

Sign up during Early Bird and Save

Early bird pricing is offered before each season begins:
Fall/Winter: September 10 through October 2

Early Bird Price:

Full share Pay in Full $528 ($22/box, save $48)
Every Other Week Pay in Full $264 ($22/box, save $24)

Regular Price:

Full Share Pay in Full $576 ($24/box)
Every Other Week Pay in Full $288 ($24/box)
Call the office number above to see the prorate cost for the remaining summer CSA season.

Alternative Monthly Payment Plans:

Contact the office to make arrangements: (916) 363-9685 x 1006
Note: Early Bird discount does not apply for payment plans.

Spring/Summer CSA Pick-up Times and Locations

You can choose to pick up your CSA box at one of the following locations:

Wednesdays

American River Ranch (after 8 a.m.)
Western Feed and Supply, 1600 34th Street, Sacramento CA 95819 (after 12 p.m.)

Fall/Winter CSA Pick-up Times and Locations

Pick up your CSA box at one of the following locations:

Wednesdays

American River Ranch (after 8 a.m.)
Western Feed and Supply, 3400 34th Street, Sacramento CA 95819 (after 11:30 a.m.)

Note: Forgotten boxes will be available for late pick-up until 5:30pm on Thursday at the Midtown location. However, we are unable to guarantee the quality of the produce if it is not picked up on Wednesday due to lack of refrigeration.

What’s in the CSA Box?

There will be 8 to 10 items of seasonal produce each week.

Spring vegetables may include: Kale, chard, collard greens, baby bok choi, Asian greens, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, chicory, cucumber, green garlic, leeks, arugula, lettuce, beets, carrots, turnips, tomatoes, radish, romanesco, fennel, kohlrabi, onions, parsley, scallions, snap peas, spinach, summer squash, salad mix, culinary herbs, seasonal fruits..

Summer vegetables may include: Kale, chard, lettuce, basil, broccoli, beets, corn, carrots, fennel, leeks, cucumbers, summer squash, tomatoes (red slicer and heirlooms), peppers, potatoes, onions, scallions, snap peas, spinach, parsley, eggplant, beans, garlic, culinary herbs, apricots, plums, melons, peaches, nectarines, figs, pluots, watermelons, apples, persimmons and pomegranates.

Fall and winter vegetables may include: Kale, chard, collard greens, Asian greens,
winter squash, beets, carrots, turnips, broccoli, corn,cabbage, baby bok choi, cauliflower, chicory, arugula, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, lettuce, leeks, peppers, radish, romanesco, fennel, spinach, summer squash,tomatoes, turnips, salad mix, parsley, onions, culinary herbs, basil, oranges, grapefruit, kiwi fruit, melons and apples.

Extras

  • CSA members will occasionally have the option to purchase limited quantities of flowers as they become available through the season.
  • CSA members will receive Soil Born Farms’ CSA Digest with news from the farm, information about the produce and simple recipes the whole family will love.
  • CSA members will be invited to family volunteer nights, farm tours, community events and occasional free classes.

Consider Donating to our Healthy Food Fund

Your donation will help direct much needed, high-quality produce to underserved communities in the Sacramento area. You can make a donation online >>

Share with a Friend

My friend and I shared a box. On the drop-off day, one of us would pick up the box and then meet at the house closest to the drop-off site. We would split up the produce while chatting about our day and planning meals around the contents of our box. On the odd days when one of us was too busy, I might split the box by myself and leave a bag on my porch for my friend to grab once she was free. We were able to use all the produce in the box plus we got to see each other more often!

My CSA box has changed my diet. It makes me so happy to pick up my box, unpack my veggies and plan my meals. I love the fresh taste and love that I am helping support local farms.

I have been pleased and amazed by how many more vegetables my husband, kids and I have been eating. Everything tastes so much better than what is available at the grocery store.

~CSA members

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your membership, you will be eligible for a full refund minus a $25 processing fee.