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Sharing the Love.

Announcing the 2015 Spice Acres Farm Share Program!

We’ve always been a big fan of community supported agriculture (CSA) programs and we’ve even written about them in the past, but this is the first year we’ll be offering our own! Hurray!

As a member of the Spice Acres Farm Share program, you’ll eat with the seasons, from crunchy peas and lettuces in the spring, to sweet tomatoes, peppers and melons in the summer, to multi-colored varieties of carrots and winter squashes in the fall.

And trust us: it will taste as amazing as it sounds.

Fresh produce, coming to you from this field!

Fresh produce, coming to you from this field!

Each week, you’ll receive between five to eight different items in your share. We’ll also include you on a special Spice Acres email list to keep you up to speed on farm news, inspiring recipe ideas, upcoming opportunities to engage with our chefs and farmers, and details on upcoming shares.

Here’s a list of what to expect in the weeks and seasons ahead:

  • Spring – carrots (3 varieties), beets (4 varieties), Japanese turnips, radishes (3 varieties), pac choi, peas (snow and snap), scallions, lettuce mix (6 lettuces in mix), Asian greens mix (6 greens in mix), baby kale, spinach.
  • Summer – beans (4 varieties), onions, eggplant (2 varieties), peppers (10 varieties), tomatoes (14 varieties), cucumbers, collards, kale, beets, carrots, lettuce mix, Asian greens mix, melons (4 varieties).
  • Autumn – Pumpkins (8 varieties), winter squash (8 varieties), leeks, parsnips, most of summer and spring offerings.

The specifics

  • Program Length: 24 Weeks – May 20th through October 28th
  • Cost (cash, check or credit card by phone):
    • Vegetable Share: $480 ($20/week x 24 weeks)
    • Egg Share: $144 ($6/week x 24 weeks)
  • Farm Share Pick-up Locations: Every Wednesday, 4pm – 7pm
Our hens are happy to produce for you!

Just laid eggs anyone?

How to register:

To sign up, PLEASE EMAIL Shawn at Shawn@SpiceAcres.com and indicate which share(s) you’re interested in. He’ll respond with the submission form to turn in with payment.

Shawn is standing by to take your order!

Shawn is standing by to take your order!

Oh, and in case you didn’t know:

Spice Acres is a 13-acre mixed vegetable and animal farm in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and is one of 11 Countryside Initiative farms managed by the Countryside Conservancy. We raise our vegetables and animals using organic methods in order to treat our land, our products and our customers with the care and respect they deserve. This includes feeding our animals with non-GMO feed, using only natural pest control methods, and sourcing our seeds from reputable seed companies.

Chef Ben Bebenroth believes that sustainable farming can change the world. Do you?

Chef Ben Bebenroth believes that sustainable farming can change the world. Do you?

 

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One Response to Sharing the Love.

  1. Dawn Cook says:

    I so want to do this, but wish you had an east side pick-up my veggies would rot before I got to you. ! Go Spice! fellow 10ksb alumni, Dawn Cook