Understanding A Community Supported Agriculture Agreement: What Should Be Included In A Good CSA Membership Agreement?
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In a typical community supported agriculture (CSA), members pledge to help cover the anticipated costs of the farm’s production for part or all of the growing season. In return, the members receive a portion of the farm’s crops over the period of time specified in the CSA membership agreement, usually summer through early fall. The CSA model allows farmers to get needed capital at the start of the growing season while providing members with fresh locally produced fruits, herbs, meats, or vegetables. This guide provides an overview of what owners and members should include in the agreement.