Summer 2023 CSA shares are available now. Vegetable shares for the summer season are priced the same as 2022. And early bird pricing is good through February 17, 2023.
Here’s the order form for more information. You may use the form if paying by check and mailing payment. To assure you get early bird pricing, please mail your order and check by Monday, February 13. Regular pricing begins Saturday, February 18 through the start of the season on May 3.
You may also order online. Credit cards or electronic checks are accepted. Early bird pricing is good through Friday, February 17 at 6:00 p.m.
Summer vegetable share deliveries begin Wednesday, May 3 and continue weekly through Wednesday, October 18, for 25 total vegetable share deliveries.
The CSA also has chicken shares (8 birds delivered over the summer), turkey share (Thanksgiving turkey delivered in early November), beef shares, lamb shares, and honey shares (8 pints over the summer, delivered once a month).
A partial share is good variety and quantity for 1 to 2 people; a full share works well for 4 to 5 people. Not sure about the quantity? Splitting a share with family or friends is a good way to start out.
The farmers send a newsletter with each delivery. We post those to the Fruitful Hills Facebook page. Reading the newsletters gives a good look at the farming practices used by the CSA farmers. In addition, each newsletter includes a description of the items in that week’s share, and a recipe using items in the share.
This is a summer vegetable full share from May of a previous summer season.
The temperatures say we may be close to fall, but the farmers have started seedlings for the late summer crops and early fall crops. And the Winter 2022-2023 subscriptions are open. Winter season deliveries begin Wednesday, November 2.
You may order online through FarmMatch with a credit card or eCheck.
If mailing a check, please put your order form and check in the mail by October 20 in order to guarantee delivery of a vegetable and/or egg share on Wednesday, November 2. First-class mail time to Meadville, Missouri, has been slower than usual.
As we begin to leave winter behind, here’s a look at a winter CSA season full share. A full share contains a good variety of vegetables for 4 to 5 people. This is a bit over a bushel of produce delivered every 2 weeks in the winter season. The summer season full share is a half bushel delivered every week. A partial share holds a good variety for 1 to 2 people.This share has a baby kale mix, a baby greens mix, a baby Asian greens mix, arugula, mizuna, baby spinach, turnips, parsley root, green onions, blue cornmeal, and canned salsa.Our summer season subscriptions are open, with deliveries starting May 5. More at https://www.fruitfulhillscsa.com