Five Reasons to Join a CSA

I joined a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program for the first time in 2010.  For me, the motivation to join a CSA was multi-dimensional. Working as a food/beverage analyst at the time, I had begun to notice a growing trend toward eating local food. This movement prompted me to  check the origin of produce at my local grocery store.  I had started to wonder about the nutrition content of the produce traveling to New York from Italy, New Zealand, Mexico, or even California. In my research, the acronym CSA kept coming up as part of the "eating local" trend.  After reviewing all the available programs in my...

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