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Four of six youth farmers in the 2013 program. A wonderful group of young people!

In a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, local consumers become farm members by paying a given amount of money at the beginning of the season, either as a lump sum or as installments. The Gator CSA program hosts four farms, and engages the campus community on food sustainability as well as to provide a convenient way to acquire local produce.

Taking steps to know more about the products you wear and eat are imperative. Know the people who produce your products. Start with supporting Family Farms is

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Our Founding Farmer, Mike Kandefer, proudly standing amongst a few of his DIVINE heirloom and organic tomato plants! Urban Oaks Organic Farm in New Britain Connecticut 225 Oak Street in New Britain, Connecticut 06051 urbanoaksorganicfarm@gmail.com 860.223.6200 http://www.blog.urbanoaks.org/

Marketing Your CSA- Bright Agrotech -Thinking of starting a Community Supported Agriculture program for your hydroponically-produced fresh greens and herbs? Great idea, but don’t get started too fast! With you in mind, Bright Agrotech has recently published a CSA Grower’s Packet. This is blog post three of four to highlight what a CSA grower needs to succeed. If you can’t wait, download the entire packet here.