"Shoppers' Basket CSAers,
Its been a busy week--everything is wanting to go in the ground at the same time!
We will be at the First Friday celebration tomorrow night in Old Town from 5-8 p.m. with spring salad greens, scallions (green onions), fresh nettles, the much coveted & delicious ramps (wild leeks) from our forest. We'll also have some plants for sale and our dried goods. If you miss the First Friday event, come Saturday morning for the Grand Opening of the Farmers' Market from 9-12 a.m., which is now on the lawn beside the Berea College Farm store on north Main Street.
You are welcome to begin using your "Shoppers' Basket" CSA share this weekend even if the official season is May 27 to October 21. Over the 5 month season, your $650 investment gives you about $130 worth of produce each month (we're not factoring in the discount for those who paid by April 1). Months vary between 4 or 5 weeks. You don't need to use your share equally each week, since less is available during the first weeks of the season, and some of you expressed interest getting more produce to process for winter use. We will weigh out your items for you and can keep your tally at the market if you wish.
Because some items are limited, you will want to get to the market early each Tuesday. If you can't be there early, just call and we'll set aside produce for you.
You have entrusted us to grow your food this season and likewise we entrust you to equitably divide up & tally your use of your investment over the season!
from your Salamander Springs Farmers,
Susana, Jacob & Faye, and our newest WWOOFer, Becca