The UCSC Farm & Alan Chadwick Garden are operated by staff and students of the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems at UC Santa Cruz. The Farm & Garden serve as training sites for students in the six-month Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture, who raise a wide variety of vegetable, fruit, and flower crops as part of their hands-on training. Fresh organic produce is sold twice a week both through a 130-member CSA and at the Market Cart, located at the base of campus. CSA pick ups take place at the CASFS Hay Barn on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12 noon - 6:30 pm. Shares can also be picked up at the Westside Farm and Feed (817 Swift Street, Santa Cruz, 95060) on Tuesdays from 2:30-5:15 pm.

Listing last updated on Jul 17, 2016

The UCSC Farm & Garden CSA is now accepting 2016 CSA membership sign ups. Contact us for information on the 2016 CSA season at (831) 459-3240, send an email, or visit our web site. Sign up before April 1 to receive a 5% discount on your share price.

Season:  June through November

Type:  single farm

Since:  1995

# of Shares:  130

Full Share:  $560/22-week season (low-income shares also available; SNAP EBT credit accepted). $280 "peak season" shares available (peak season starts August 16). 5% discount if you join by April 1.

Work Req?  No

Schedule and Location:

Tuesdays and Friday, 12 noon to 6:00 pm
at the base of the UCSC campus (corner of Bay & High Sts., Santa Cruz)

Latest Reviews

Not worth going. Tiny selection, overpriced, rude.

Wonderful CSA where you pick up at the historical and beautiful UCSC farm and garden. The farm apprentice notes and recipes are a joy to read. The CSA garden is full of beautiful flowers and herbs to pick next to the historic barn (The laughter barn). Fun people and fabulous food.

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