We have 9 spots remaining in our Summer Staff CSA program! Read on to learn more and share with your friends and colleagues!
Farm at St. Joe’s Community Supported Agriculture Program
Both the Summer and Fall CSA sign-ups are live! If you haven’t heard about our CSA program, see the bottom of the post.
What: shares will include
Summer salad greens, kale, tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, onions and more!
Fall salad greens, carrots, beets, potatoes, squash, leeks, cabbage and more!
Who St. Joseph Mercy Employees. We will take 45 participants
Summer June 29-Sept 14
Fall Sept 21-Dec 14
How This is a self-serve CSA, meaning that you will be able to pick your shares (a bag of produce) up from a cooler at the Farm anytime from 11am on Wednesdays to 9pm Sundays. Here’s a kinda goofy tutorial video on how to pick up your share.
Cost The cost is $20/week. We ask that you pay in full at or before the first pick up.
Summer is $240 for a 12 week share
Fall is $260 for a 13 week share
To join the CSA:
- Sign up using these forms:
- Payment options include.
- Come to the Wednesday Farmer’s market (11-1) and pay with cash, check, credit card or payroll deduct.
- Bring cash or check (made out to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital) to the Farm.
- If you are a resident, please talk to Matt Malone.
Questions? Email or call (734)712-4667.
*Definition: If you haven’t heard of them, CSA, which stands for Community Supported Agriculture, programs are a way for farms to connect directly with customers. Typically, farms offer a set number of “shares” which customers can purchase at the beginning of the season. Then customers come pick up their share each week for a set number of weeks. This is a great model for all involved, farmers get upfront capitol when they need it most and consumers get ultra-fresh, local produce.
Our program is collaborative! We partner with Green Things Farm and Seeley Farm to provide a wide diversity of crops.
Let me know if you have questions!