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 CSA and at the Market Cart, located at the base of campus. CSA pick ups take place at the CSA shed at the UCSC Farm on Tuesdays from 12 noon - 6 pm. The Market Cart is open from 12 noon - 6 pm on Fridays. Both the CSA and Market Cart run from early June through late October/early November (weather dependent).
The UCSC Farm & Garden CSA is now accepting 2018 CSA membership sign ups. Contact us for information on the 2018 CSA season at (831) 459-3240, send an email, or visit our web site, http://casfs.ucsc.edu/community/produce-sales/csa.html. Sign up before May 1, 2018 to receive a 5% discount on your share price.
Season: June through November
Type: single farm
# of Shares: 100
Full Share: $560/22-week season (low-income shares also available; SNAP EBT credit accepted). $280 "Peak Season" shares available (peak season starts August 21). 5% discount if you join by May 1.
Work Req? No
Fridays, 12 noon to 6 pm at the base of the UCSC campus at Bay and High Street.
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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.
- fresh herbs