Looking to save? Try a farm share!

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal)  Looking to save on locally grown fruit, veggies, meats cheeses and bread?  Consider a farm share!  Devon Whitney-Deal, Local Hero Member Services Coordinator, for CISA told us more.

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Find a CSA Farm

  • CSA’s come in a variety of product categories including: the common produce csa, meat, dairy, grain, fruit, malt of the month and even community supported medicine
  • Shares come in many different forms: i.e. a box/bag share, visit the farm to pick your share, workplace shares, etc.
  • Different payment options — here’s a tip to help spread the cost of the share over pay periods – some farms offer payment plans, UMASS 5 offers an interest free payment plan and some farm accept SNAP payments
  • For those that don’t want a regular weekly pick-up I’d like to explain the Farmers’ Market or Farm Stand Share

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