The CSA Fair allows consumers the opportunity to learn more about CSA farms and programs.
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The CSA Fair allows consumers the opportunity to learn more about CSA farms and programs.

Dancing Turtle offered a "salad csa" in 2014.
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Dancing Turtle offered a "salad csa" in 2014.

CSA farmers answer questions about their share programs.
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CSA farmers answer questions about their share programs.

CSA Farms sometimes offer free samples!
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CSA Farms sometimes offer free samples!

Chaw Chang of Stick & Stone Farm talks with a CSA Fair attendee.
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Chaw Chang of Stick & Stone Farm talks with a CSA Fair attendee.

2014 CSA Fair
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2014 CSA Fair

CSA Fair

See our EVENT LISTING for a map and list of participating farms/displays!

Each winter, CCE-Tompkins coordinates a regional Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair that enables consumers to meet farmers from a number of different CSA farms in this region, and learn more about their CSA programs. In 2013, nearly 30 CSA farms serving Cayuga, Cortland, Tompkins, Seneca, Schuyler, and Tioga Counties participated in this event.

CSA provides members with a weekly selection of just-harvested food, and gives local farmers an established market prior to the growing season. There are differences between CSA programs such as share size, products offered, pick-up locations, u-pick options and on-farm work opportunities.

The annual CSA Fair is FREE and open to the public. The event includes quiet activities to occupy children while parents circulate, and there is table space to sit and review the materials you gather from the various farmers. CSA programs fill up quickly, so don't miss this opportunity to meet the CSA farmers, compare their offerings, and find a CSA that is just right for you! Watch our Events Calendar for upcoming dates!

Contact

Avi Miner
Local Food Educator
agm32@cornell.edu
607-272-2292 ext. 247

Last updated January 20, 2015