Crown Point Ecology Center Now Accepting Applications for 2015 CSA Shares

By: Nalee Vang, Communications Intern

Crown Point Ecology Center is now accepting applications for full or half-shares for its 2015 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) season. Crown Point offers more than 50 different certified organic vegetables in its 20 to 22-week season.

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Courtesy of crownpt.org

Here is a list of current available full or half-shares:

  • Standard Shares: $595 for 22 weeks, requiring one three-hour work shift.
  • Working Shares: $595 for 22 weeks, requiring eight three-hour work shifts.
  • Biweekly Shares/Half-shares: $300, picked up every other week between early June and late October for a total of 11 distributions of produce, with one three-hour work shift required.

Crown Point also offers a variety of optional shares that can be added on to a standard share. This includes organic egg shares, spring vegetable shares, winter vegetable shares, pie shares, a variety of cheese shares and jam shares.

All shares are available on a first come, first serve basis. Membership to Crown Point Ecology Center and half payment of a share is due with submission of an application. Share pickup is Wednesdays or Fridays beginning in early June through late October. All shareholders must work a minimum of one three-hour work shifts through the season unless they choose to buy out the work shift for $100.

To register for a share, visit www.crownpt.org. For more information, email farm@crownpt.org or call 330.688.8992.

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