Monday, March 18, 2013

Connecticut CSA Fairs

CT NOFA hosted three CSA Fairs in the first week of March! If you missed them, that's okay! You can still learn about the farms here on our blog.  The farms below participated in our CSA Fairs and there are additional CSAs on our CSA Page.
Winter Conference CSA Fair:

Massaro Community Farm
Woodbridge, CTAdditional Drop Off in New Haven
40-50 vegetable crops in total, all certified organic ).*A fruit option is available at additional cost from a nearby farm; fruit is ecologically grown; includes blueberries, peaches, melons, apples and pears. *

The Hickories
Ridgefield, CT
Certified Organic fruit and vegetables - grown on our farm . Add on shares (bread, meat, milk, cheese) available from participating farms. 

Holcomb Farm
West Granby, CT
Additional Drop Off in Hartford
Mixed vegetables - The On-Farm CSA Share and Box Share both include a large variety of roots including: carrots, beets, baby new potatoes, storage potatoes, parsnips, turnips, salad radishes, watermelon radishes, hakurei turnips etc, salad greens including lettuce mix, arugula, spinach, and mustard greens, cooking greens including kale, chard, collard greens, mustard greens, asian greens, and fruiting crops including tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, cucumbers, watermelons, summer quash and winter squash. On Farm Share also includes PYO crops including strawberries, raspebrris, peas, cherry tomatoes, hot peppers, cut flowers, herbs, tomatillos, husk cherries and more. Box Shares do not include PYO crops.

Hartford Area Farm

Holcomb Farm also participated in this Fair.

Serafina Says Farm
Canton, Hartford and Simsbury
Addtional Drop Off at Billings Forge Farmers Market
New Farm! CSA offers organically grown vegetables, including many heirloom varieties, with a focus on greens and root crops, plus tomatoes, peppers, herbs, cabbage, broccoli, sweet potato, onions, squashes, cucumbers, etc. In addition to vegetables, sprouts and microgreens are also included. Plus, six Farm to Table health and wellness classes are offered over the season focused on eating for anti-aging and longevity, to break addictions, weight loss, etc.

Highland Art Farm
Bloomfield & Glastonbury
Vegetables, meat,dairy, bread, granola, coffee

New London Area CSA Fair
Hunts Brook Farm
Quaker Hill, CTAdditional Pick-Up: Terra Firma Farm in Stonington
We grow a wide variety of vegetables and herbs including many types of greens, carrots , beets, tomatoes, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, beans, peppers, eggplant, radishes, turnips, melons, garlic, basil, pick your own rasberries at the farm, pawpaws in the fall and more!

New Mercies Farm
Lyme, CT
Pick Up at Farmer's Market @Ashlawn Farm Coffee on Saturdays in Old Lyme Farmers Market @Spring Glenn on Tues in Hamden

Heirloom Vegetables-incl. asparagas, mesclun, broccoli raab, kale, chard, bok choy, arugula, french string beans, sweet corn, potatoes, carrots, jerusalem artichokes, summer squash, winter squash, beets, eggplant, sweet peppers, tomatoes, spinach, broccoli, edamame, cabbage, brussels sprouts, kohlrabi, rutabaga, turnips, radish, chinese cabbage, cauliflower, radicchio, escarole, head lettuce, celery, cucumbers, onions, leeks, melons, peas, parsnips, water melon. Flowers Eggs strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, Persimons, Cherry, Peach, Plum, Pear, Apple

The Wooly Pig
Madison, CT
CSA Pick Up: Bitta Blue Farm in Killingworth Dudley Farm Market in Guilford Potential downtown New Haven pickup TBD.
Organically fed, pasture raised poultry.

FRESH New London
CSA Pick UP: Fiddleheads New London, Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, Eugene O'Neil Theater Company
Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Green Peppers, Summer Squash, Parsley  Beets, Carrot, Russian Kale, Green Onions, Basil, Green Beans.

Huntsbrook Farm in Quaker Hill

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