Our farm is not currently certified as organic, but we continue to remain all natural with no hormones, additives, or anything weird. We do use sustainable practices. No synthetic fertilizers, or insecticides are applied to our crops! Most crops are grown from organic-non-GMO seed, started right here on our farm. We are maximizing our resources in order to offer this many options and All Natural is the way to go for us.
What we offer and Why:
Deep Roots farm wants to provide healthy food for you and your family sustainably and healthily, the way God intended. In doing so we have decided a Community Sponsored Agriculture program is the best way for us to pursue our goal. The CSA fronts costs that the farmer normally has to borrow funds for at the beginning of the growing season. This creates cash flow during the critical time to get all the offerings planted and growing, as well as continue to grow the farm with sustainable infrastructure. Check out our website for how your funds directly affect what we are able to offer each year and the long term improvements we are tackling.
The CSA offerings are:
Full Share - $360 Before 4/15/2019 $400 After 4/15/2019
20 Weeks, Every Week 7-9lbs of Produce (As Available)
Half Share - $225 Before 4/15/2019 $250 After 4/15/2019
20 Weeks Every Other Week (10 total shares) 7 to 9 lbs of Produce (As Available)
The list below outlines some of the vegetable and fruit we hope to deliver, and when you might see them in your share.
(perspective start early June possible produce earlier dependent upon weather)
Lettuce, spinach, kale, carrots, cabbage, broccoli, radishes, cauliflower
Asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, eggplant, garlic, kohlrabi, lettuce, lemongrass, onions, oregano, peas, peppers, spinach, rosemary, early squash
Thyme, Tomatillo, Tomato, Turnip, Zucchini, ground cherries, and sunberries
Some lettuces and greens, tomatoes, beans, beets, cantaloupe, carrot, celery, cucumber, muskmelon, potatoes, rosemary, sweet potatoes, watermelon
Pumpkin, corn, parsnip, gourds
We are not doing the White Broad-breasted Turkeys this year. We have chosen the Heritage variety. They are slightly smaller but we will be keeping a few at the end of the season to reproduce for the next year. They are beautiful birds and dress really well roasted. See the options above for pricing.
If you pre-order before March 1 you get the dressed weight at a discount:
Oakley (address tbd) on Wednesdays at Noon, Mason (address tbd) on Saturdays at 6:30pm, or pick up Sunday afternoons on the Farm.
Delivery is included with full-shares.
Please indicate if you would like delivery. There is a $25.00 delivery fee with all other options.
PLEASE NOTE: Full Shares do receive special benefits such as farm visits and invites to upcoming gatherings, as well as first pick to any add-ons that will be listed prior public availability.
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We all like to save money. If you purchase your share early before tax day (April 15th, 2019) You'll save money. on your full or half crop share.
Full price after the 15th of April.
Notes: ***If pre-ordered turkeys or chicken are no longer available at the end of the season due to attrition or a failed crop, the pre-ordered funds will be refunded in full. ***The CSA shares will not be handled this way. The shares are just that and if we have a bumper crop the shares will receive far above their base allotment. Based on numbers from previous years the low estimate is 7 to 9 lbs per week per share.
No refunds on CSA shares. However, if you move from the area during the season and are unable to pick-up your goods, a pro-rated refund will be issued on a case by case basis at the sole discretion of Deep Roots Farm.
Sharing in the RISK OF CROP FAILURE
We promise to do our best to provide you with a bountiful share each week. The quantity of produce, however, may vary from week to week or month to month. Due to weather, we may cover one crop for another that is currently producing to keep the amounts consistent throughout the season. We may also purchase from another farm for variety or to supplement. We only partner with other farms with similar growing practices.
Sharing in the REWARD OF CROP SURPLUS
In the event of a bumper crop. (Which will be fantastic!) We will give first pick for additional crops to full share members. Additional crops will be available for purchase via our web store or on site at the farm. We may also choose to wholesale to other local vendors. You may see products not received with the CSA. This is normal as some products go directly to market. Although they are usually available as add ons during harvest.