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Sharing the harvest : a citizen's guide to Community Supported Agriculture

Author: Elizabeth Henderson; Robyn Van En
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Looks at partnerships between local small farms and nearby consumers, who become members or subscribers in support of the farm, offering advice on acquiring land, organizing, handling the harvest, and money and legal matters.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Henderson; Robyn Van En
ISBN: 9781933392103 193339210X
OCLC Number: 144328213
Description: xvi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: What is Community Supported Agriculture? --
CSA and the global supermarket --
Creating a CSA --
Choosing a farm or farmer --
The land --
Nurturing a solid core group --
Labor --
Sharers on the farm --
Money matters for CSAs --
Legalities --
To certify or not to certify? --
Community and communications --
Growing the food --
Handling the harvest --
Distributing the harvest --
The weekly share --
Combining CSA with other markets --
Regional networking for farm-based development economics --
Multifarm CSAs --
Matching biodiversity with social diversity --
Agriculture supported communities --
CSA around the world --
CSAs that quit.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Henderson with Robyn Van En ; foreword by Joan Dye Gussow.
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In this new highly revised and expanded edition of a Chelsea Green classic, authors Henderson and Van En provide new insight into making Community Supported Agriculture not only a viable economic  Read more...

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Booklist- Since the first edition of this title was released in 1997, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and the locally grown food movement have become much more mainstream. This heavily revised, Read more...

 
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