A Great Way To Connect with our Farm
CSA = Community Supported Agriculture
Purchase a share of our farm’s harvest and receive your share of the harvest: a weekly box of fresh-picked, locally grown, certified organic fruits & vegetables. If you’re looking for an alternative to the grocery store that supports local, independent farmers, read on:
Pre-pay for a season, and receive a weekly box of seasonal, certified organic fruits & veggies from our farm, plus bonus items from regional partner growers. We select in-season items from our farm each week and work to provide the best variety and quality possible throughout the growing season.
We offer a “Farmer’s Choice” membership which includes seven to ten items weekly. Sign up once for the season, and receive a weekly box with no additional effort. These shares are not customizable, there are no substitutions.
If you want to become a member and select your own items, please use the “Pre-Paid Your Choice Membership” option, which is a one-time payment of $500. You will need to log in weekly to place your order and can choose from any items in our store. When you use up your credit, you can purchase more at any time.
OUR SEASONS & PRICING
Pricing varies by location – PICK UP pricing is listed below:
$520 Individual Size Per 13 week Season (works out to $40/week)
$819 Family Size Per Season (works out to $63/week)
Home delivery service adds about $5-11/ week, depending on your location.
What’s Growing? Download Our Updated Crop Calendar
WINTER: Wednesday, January 5th – Saturday, April 2nd
Kale, radishes, turnips, lettuce, arugula, bok choy, carrots, chard, fennel, snow peas, English peas, sweet potatoes…
SPRING: Wednesday, April 6th – Saturday, July 2nd
Strawberries, lettuces, carrots, radishes, sweet corn, potatoes, peaches, plums, figs, squash, cucumbers, beans, kohlrabi, spring onions, cabbage…
SUMMER: Wednesday July 6th – Saturday, October 1st
Potatoes, watermelon, summer squash, cucumbers, peppers, okra, basil, eggplant, tomatoes, cucumbers, persimmons, fresh roselle hibiscus…
FALL: Wednesday, October 5th – Saturday December 31st
Sweet potatoes, green beans, chestnuts, kale, roselle hibiscus, radishes, turnips, bok choy, arugula, collards, lettuces, mustard greens, scallions…
We now accept SNAP/EBT for CSA Memberships. The Fresh Access Bucks matching grant program pays for 50% of your share! In 2022, matching is limited to $40 per day. First, create your free account for our online store. Then, please contact us to register for a CSA membership using SNAP, payment cannot be accepted directly through our website.
Please contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions.
WHERE CAN I PICK-UP MY SHARE?
Our goal is to grow as much food as we can that goes into your share. We also partner with other local, certified organic farms to add diversity to your share throughout the growing season. We will always be transparent as to where items come from, sources and producer practices are listed on our website. Download our Updated Crop Calendar
CSA – Community Supported Agriculture – is a partnership between community members and the farmers that feed them. At Frog Song Organics CSA, members make a commitment to the farm, and together we produce high quality produce grown in an ecologically and socially responsible manner. Each week members pick up tasty, fresh, produce at one of our convenient sites. CSA membership helps you experience the seasons through food, eat more organic vegetables, and forms a direct connection between you and where your food comes from.
CSA membership is a very special opportunity for you to support the creation of new sources of healthy food and jobs in our community. Your investment will yield a weekly bounty of locally grown produce and support alternatives to the conventional food system. We hope you will join us in co-creating a sustainable food system and become a member of our farm.
Make a healthy choice for your family and your community, and eat like your life depends on it!
Each week, “Farmer’s Choice” members receive a selection of at 7-10 vegetables and/or fruits being harvested from our farm and partner producers. All of the fresh produce grown at our farm in Alachua County is certified organic.
This selection changes throughout the season and could include items such as fresh herbs, kale, radishes, carrots, beets, cabbage, green beans, lettuce, tomatoes, eggplants, peppers, onions, hot chilis, sweet corn, squash, cucumbers, potatoes, strawberries, watermelons, Asian pears, persimmons, chestnuts, pumpkins, squash, arugula, turnips, collard greens, fennel, basil, dill, sweet potatoes, and much, much more!
CSA is an investment, which means there are both benefits and risks. In a good season, your share will be bountiful and diverse. In the event of a crop failure due to a freeze or hurricane, your share might look a little different. You can think of your CSA membership as a reservation for your food in our field. We take care of your share of the field during the season, and you get what we harvest. As farmers we will do our best to ensure that members always receive the best selection and quality possible.
The benefits of CSA membership with Frog Song Organics include:
- A seasonal eating experience – you get to try different foods at the peak of their flavor and nutrition. Taste new varieties of vegetables and learn about how they grow and how to cook them.
- Arrive at the end of the market and have a box saved just for you! (No rushing to get there early to get the first pick).
- Recipes on how to use produce
- Invitations to on-farm events
- Reduce your carbon footprint by eating more local foods, and contribute to the development of a sustainable, local food system!
- Increase your consumption of certified organic produce – grown without the use of synthetic herbicides, pesticides or fertilizers.
- Support ethical relationships with farm workers and the creation of jobs in our community.
- Save money and take control of your health by cooking more meals at home – you’ll always have fresh produce to work with.
- Get to know your local farmer, and be able to visit your farm!
- Increase community food security by sustaining food production in your region.
The benefits of the CSA to the farmer include:
- Reduction of financial risk because our costs of production are paid up front (meaning we have to borrow less money). We can focus on growing the best food possible for the rest of the season knowing that our crops are already sold.
- We really like getting to know our customers and seeing familiar faces each week. We love seeing families nourished by healthy food!
- Being able to hire more people and count on steady work throughout the season.
*Workplace/School delivery is available for groups of 10 or more members. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange your own pick up site at your home, workplace or school. Site Hosts with at least six members receive a complimentary share!
Farm Shares – Pastured Animals
We take pride in humane and environmentally sound animal husbandry. Egg shares and pork shares are available, please contact us for more details. All of our animals live outdoors, on pasture, and are rotated around the farm for the maximum benefit to the land, and best nutrition and quality of life for the animals. All animals are supplemented with certified organic, soy-free feed.
Eggs: We choose not to use sanitizing chemicals on our eggs and we do not grade them by weight. According to USDA regulations, this means they may not be labeled for human consumption. We currently sell eggs as pet treats and have a feed master registration. To receive eggs, please join as a member and purchase an Egg Share. At this time, eggs are not SNAP eligible.
Pork Share packages are processed at non-inspected facilities, and you receive your share of a whole animal, with transportation and butchering service included in the price.
We also now offer USDA inspected pork cuts which can be added to your order.
**Please note, value added kitchen products (elderberry syrup, kimchi, jam, etc), and any animal products are not certified organic, due to our low volume of these products and lack of certified processing facilities in our region. Our kitchen products are always made using all organic ingredients.**