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Good Fortune Farm

(Brandywine,MD)

2014 Sign up starting February 2014, As of March 7 2014, shares available! any changes will be indicated here. 18 shares May - December (1-2 off weeks depending upon weather conditions)
  • No half shares
  • Cost: $25 / Week/ share $450 plus $120 deliver per address
  • Total cost $570
  • Eggs may be included, still working on logistics for the season.
  • Produce offered: asparagus, broccoli, beans, cabbage corn, dill and other herbs, eggplant, fennel, gourds, haricovert, Japanese greens, khol rabi, kombocha squash, lima beans, melons, new potatoes, onions, peas, peppers, quinalut strawberries, radishes, summer squash, tomatoes, unusual ethnic produce, vintage varieties, watermelons, xtra good lettuce, yams (sweet potatoes), zucchini (varieties may change each season) Weekly share averaged about 10# last season with 7-9 items in each share. To keep the CSA manageable I offer only 50 shares this season. Historically I have had approximately 15-20 shares available for new members each season. \\shares now available for new members. I deliver to specific neighborhoods in NW DC and Montgomery County so I select new members close to my established routes. On farm pick up is also available in Brandywine, Maryland. We are a small diversified organic farm located just 20 miles south of Washington DC near Waldorf, MD. Our primary crops are seasonal market vegetables. In 2013 Eggs are purchased from a neighbor hood farm. We also raise pastured (but not organic) chicken and turkey for meat. The CSA includes produce, possibly eggs but not poultry. We provide 18 shares between May and November. Shares are $25 per week with a $7 per week delivery surcharge, reduced one week this yead to accommodate vacation customers vacation off week. We do not require members to work on the farm thus are more of a subscription vs. classic CSA operation. However, members are welcome to visit and work when they would like to. Members are continuously accepted until all shares are sold, We DO NOT offer half shares and recommend that you alternate weeks with another family if you think a whole share would be too much. Generally a share is adequate for two good vegetable eaters or a family of four for several meals. There is usually never enough strawberries and too many eggplants or peppers or squash or whatever crop is overly prolific each season, it varies year by year.

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