Our Mission Statement: "Farm Direct Co-op is a not-for-profit member organization with the mission of promoting environmentally sustainable lifestyle options through the distribution of locally grown organic food." Our season runs from Mid-June to Mid-October with an additional November delivery of root crops, and December delivery of local crops and products We offer organic vegetable, IPM fruit, org. herbs, local/organic cheese shares and locally baked bread. Bulk purchases for putting up/freezing are also available. Pick ups, on Tuesdays or Thursdays in Marblehead, Salem, or Melrose.
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In 2013 we celebrated our 20th year of supporting local growers. We are an alternative to a traditional on-farm CSA. As a multi farm model, some of the risk of joining a CSA is minimized. We offer 5 types of shares, differently sized. Support New England farms, dairies and bakeries through our weekly pick up June through October. Opening available in all locations as of May 31, 2014. some locations very limited. visit our website for more info.
Season: June through December
Type: 3rd party CSA service
# of Shares: 780
Full Share: $65/membership $220/$345 Small/Large Organic Vegetable - 20 weeks $150/$215 Small/Large IPM Fruit - 20 weeks Herb,cheese,bread,flower,November,December shares available - separate pricing.
1/2 Share: we offer small and large shares (see above)
Work Req? Yes: 2
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My husband and I have been members for about 9 or 10 years. We have settled on the small vegetable and large fruit shares as the right size for our 2-person, close-to-vegetarian household.... [more]