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The CSA Innovation Network is committed to gathering resources that will support CSA farmers and Technical Assistance (TA) providers. From implementing a financial assistance program to developing best marketing practices, this library compiles case studies, toolkits, videos, and more. 

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Available Resources (64)

How to Set Up a Market Card Style CSA with Jen Browning of Juniper Layne Farm

Aug 11, 2021

How to Set Up a Market Card Style CSA with Jen Browning of Juniper Layne Farm

Author: My Digital Farmer Podcast

Have you thought of doing a "Market Card" style CSA, but weren't sure how it worked? Jen Browning of Juniper Layne Farm in Portland answers all the details for how to set up this kind of CSA. A gold m...

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CSA Renewals Promotional Package - 2021

Jun 18, 2021

CSA Renewals Promotional Package - 2021

Author: CSA Innovation Network

A collection of social media & print marketing graphics to help you launch a successful early-bird CSA sign-up campaign. Use these materials as templates to promote early CSA membership renewals to yo...

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What Should Be Included in a Good CSA Membership Agreement?

Apr 27, 2021

What Should Be Included in a Good CSA Membership Agreement?

Author: University of Maryland; Dept of Agriculture and Resource Economics

An overview of what to put into a CSA Handbook or Member Agreement. Includes a fill-in-the-blank template.

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Info card -- keeping yoru veggies fresh

Apr 22, 2021

Info card -- keeping yoru veggies fresh

Author: Portland Area CSA Coalition

Info card that can be printed for farmers to give to their members that describes storage techniques for common CSA vegetables.

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Veggie Fact Sheets

Apr 21, 2021

Veggie Fact Sheets

Author: Farmer Foodshare

A list of common CSA vegetables and fruits with storage tips, seasonality, nutritional facts, and recipe ideas.

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"Using SNAP Benefits for CSA" Podcast

Apr 19, 2021

"Using SNAP Benefits for CSA" Podcast

Author: My Digital Farmer with Megan Larmer and Michelle Hughes

Food access is a real issue when it comes to CSA programs. Today’s guests on the show share a pilot project called “CSA is a SNAP” that they recently implemented in 2020 in the Hudson Valley Coalition...

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Compartiendo la Cosecha

Apr 19, 2021

Compartiendo la Cosecha

Author: Elizabeth Henderson

Compartir la cosecha: Una guía ciudadana para la Agricultura Apoyada por la Comunidad por Elizabeth Henderson y Robyn Van En, Prólogo de Joan Dye Gussow

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Consume Something Awesome

Apr 19, 2021

Consume Something Awesome

Author: Glynwood/Hudson Valley CSA Coalition

This CSA 'Zine and series of 50 Vegetable Information Cards provide recipes, storage tips and tricks, and more for you and your CSA members to peruse! Link to them in your CSA newsletter and send to y...

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CSA Starts Here

Jul 12, 2021

CSA Starts Here

Author: Lauren Rudersdorf, Kat Becker, Bethanee Wright, Kelly Lagman, and Jonnah Perkins

An educational video series for aspiring and beginning CSA farmers. These twelve free videos will help you evaluate whether or not CSA farming is the right model for you while also explaining the skil...

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Hojas Informativas de Verduras

May 24, 2021

Hojas Informativas de Verduras

Author: Farmer Foodshare

Una lista de frutas y verduras comunes de CSA con consejos de almacenamiento, estacionalidad, información nutricional e ideas de recetas.

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How to store your vegetables to keep them fresh and safe -- for farmers to distribute with their CSA shares

Apr 22, 2021

How to store your vegetables to keep them fresh and safe -- for farmers to distribute with their CSA shares

Author: Zenger Farm

A printable document for farmers to print and distribute at the beginning of the season to their members get the most out of their shares.

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The CSA Farmer’s Nationwide Guide to  Accepting SNAP/EBT Payments

Apr 22, 2021

The CSA Farmer’s Nationwide Guide to Accepting SNAP/EBT Payments

Author: Bryan Allen/Zenger Farm

Clearly walks the reader through the steps necessary to accept SNAP EBT payments for their CSA shares.

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"CSA Member Retention" Video

Apr 19, 2021

"CSA Member Retention" Video

Author: FairShare CSA Coalition

A collection of short interviews featuring CSA members, old and new, who share what will keep them returning to CSA even after the covid-19 pandemic!

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Guia para comenzar una CSA multigranja

Apr 19, 2021

Guia para comenzar una CSA multigranja

Author: Asta Schuette y Matthew Himmel

En esta guía aprenderá sobre cómo planear los cultivos & acciones para una CSA, cómo trabajar con varios granjeros y granjas, y cómo escribir boletines informativos y encuestas.

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Consume Sabor Abundante

Apr 19, 2021

Consume Sabor Abundante

Author: Glynwood/Hudson Valley CSA Coalition

¡Esta revista de CSA y la serie de 50 tarjetas de información sobre vegetales ofrecen recetas, consejos y trucos de almacenamiento, y más para que usted y sus miembros de CSA puedan leer detenidamente...

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