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Community Supported Agriculture: Participating in a Share
USU Extension (2017)
  • Roslynn McCann
  • Kenna McMurray
  • Kelsey Hall, Utah State University
Abstract
Community Supported Agriculture is a farming practice that provides a direct link between the community and the grower. Shareholders purchase a share of the CSA and receive produce at incremental time periods, generally weekly. Barriers and benefits to becoming a shareholder vary. Potential benefits include access to local, fresh produce free of preservatives and added hormones, and supporting diversified agriculture. Some potential barriers include the seasonality of production, a smaller variety of product, and the upfront cost of shares.
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Publication Date
2017
Citation Information
Roslynn McCann, Kenna McMurray and Kelsey Hall. "Community Supported Agriculture: Participating in a Share" USU Extension (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/roslynn_brain/125/