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posted on by Jackie Bebenroth

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. 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 … READ MORE

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posted on by Noelle P.

Fresh Perspectives on Community Supported Agriculture

Northeast Ohio is rich in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs – so much so, that fresh new options are cropping up each season! With so many choices, how do you decide which CSA is right for you and your family? Spice interviews a former farmer and a suburban mom to shed some light on their own personal CSA experiences. Perspective #1: Beth Knorr, Market Manager at the Countryside Conservancy & Former Farmer Q. CSAs have become increasingly popular over the last few years. What’s the major attraction for people? Beth: Each family comes at it from a different perspective. For many people, it’s a way to get fantastically fresh vegetables and a great diversity of products without having to grow it themselves. They don’t have time to garden but love to cook, and they want to support local agriculture and enjoy fresh-picked produce. For other people, they want to build … READ MORE

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