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Recommend a good year round CSA?

Original post made by Organiclaws, Crescent Park, on Jan 10, 2013

I'd like to sign up for a year round CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Pick up anywhere in Palo Alto or Menlo Park is fine. The two I've found so far are Maraquita Farm and High Ground Organics. I also looked at Frog Hollow Farms which has a very convenient pick location, but they seem to only do fruits, and I definitely want vegetables as well.

Anyone tried Maraquita or High Ground, or any other recommendations?

Maraquita:
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High Ground Organics:
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Thanks!

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Posted by Organiclaws
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:58 pm

Organiclaws is a registered user.

One other possibility - Capay Valley Farm Shop. Their website says they do a dropoff at Calafia.

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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:10 pm

I heartily recommend Collective Roots in E. Palo Alto, w/pick up in Palo Alto as well as their office on Woodland/Newell. Hyper-local, organic produce, 1/2 orders & full orders, fruit often included. The stone fruit we had last summer was some of the best we ever tasted.
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Mayfield Cafe has their own farm in Woodside & offers a CSA, pick up at their restaurant. I haven't used it, but I do enjoy their food.

These 2 are likely the most locally sourced CSAs, if that matters to you.

Collective Rots also has office hours & you can check out their office garden. Their flagship garden, at a local school, is impressive & they feature an outdoor oven & cooking classes as well as gardening classes.


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Posted by Organiclaws
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:34 pm

Organiclaws is a registered user.

Thanks for the suggestions - do you know if Collective Roots runs year round? I couldn't tell from their website.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:36 pm

Yes they do.