2017 Share Still Available!
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Summer 2017 CSA Share Program:
Shares will start June 9th and continue until October 20th.
What will be in the share?
Your share will have 7-9 different vegetables and fruits each week, with cooking ideas and nutrition information. As part of your share you will have access to our farm extras and seconds, you can take as much as you can use. Your share is transferable, so if you cannot pick up you can gift your share to someone else. Sunday afternoon unclaimed perishables in your share will be donated to Free Store Connecticut.
Share Sizes and Payment
Medium Share: A 6" Tall by 12" Wide by 18" long box heaping wih 7-9 different vegetables each week. A vegetable and fruit lover will thrive on these different items. $500 for 20 weeks.
Large Share: A 8" Tall by 12" Wide by 16" Long box heaping each week with 7 to 9 different vegetables. Great for two people who love lots of fruits and vegetables and want enough to preserve the harvest for winter. $800 for 20 weeks.
Working Share: ***Sold Out for Summer 2017***
Volunteer on Upper Pond Farm for 35 hours during the season for a 50% discount on your medium share or volunteer for 50 hours for a 50% discount on your full share. We have volunteer jobs for all skills and abilities. Here is the working share agreement.
Our 2017 Summer CSA pickup locations
> Friday from 4:15-5:45PM at St Ann’s Church on Shore Road
> Saturday at the Lyme Farmers Market at Ashlawn Farms*
> Saturday from 10AM to 1:30PM at New Mercies Farm on Beaver Brook Road in Lyme (Complementary U-Pick Herbs and Flowers at this pick up)
>Saturday from 9AM to 1PM at the Downtown Milford Farmers Market at 58 River Street
> Sunday from 10AM-1PM Chester Farmers Market*
*(Dependent on Farmers Market Schedule- if market is not scheduled or canceled your share will be available at the farm)
Purchasing a 2017 Summer CSA share:
You can also a share by filling out a CSA Agreement and mail it with a check to Upper Pond Farm 102 Sill Lane, Old Lyme, CT 06371.
Make checks payable to Upper Pond Farm.
Contact Baylee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (616) 292-3311 for more detail
Thank you for considering a share with us. We look forward to feeding you this season.
Below is a list of all of the crops we are planting for 2017. Crop failures do occur, but most of the crops listed will be in your share at some point in the season.
Asparagus, Strawberries, Lettuce – Head, Lettuce- Leaf, Mizuna, Elegance Greens, Arugula, Microgreens, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Kale, Collard Greens, Kohlrabi, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Brussels Sprouts, Pac Choi, Chinese Cabbage, Sweet Turnips, Purple Top Turnips, Easter Egg Radishes, French Breakfast Radish, Watermelon Radishes, Beets, Carrots, Potatoes, Sweet Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Jerusalem Artichokes, Cucumbers, Zucchini, Patty Pan Squash, Spaghetti Squash, Winter Squash, Melons, Heirloom Slicing Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Eggplants, Peppers, Onions, Shallots, Garlic, Scallions, Garlic Scapes, Beans, Peas, Cilantro, Basil, Parsley, Sage
Our hard-working summer crew in front of our kickstarter - community funded greenhouse. L to R, Courtney, Brendan, Quinn and Baylee plus Maria in front.
Our most popular item - cherry tomatoes.
Our farmer Stephanie with kale and beets during our 2014 season.