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Welcome to the 2023 Season!

 

Click here to reserve your 2023 food box

Only 3 spots left! Sign up today to reserve your spot. Confirmation emails with payment details and more coming soon!

Our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) food box is back for the 2023 season! We are celebrating our 8th season of our CSA. Thank you to all of you who have supported us and continue to support us! Since beginning the CSA in 2016, we have been sharing our freshest and finest locally grown produce with families in Antigonish and Guysborough Counties. We are proud of our community partnerships and our commitment to sustainable farming practices.

For the produce lovers, we offer a small and large produce box with additional choices of both free-run eggs and frozen, grass-fed lean ground beef. (The food box prices are locked in for the season, no matter what happens to the price of grocery store food.)

New for 2023!

This year we are offering a new expanded CSA meat box option - A full CSA meat share will include beef, roasts and hamburger; pork chops and roasts; as well as whole chicken! Lamb will also be available upon request. These options will rotate weekly and the value is $30 per week.

 

 

CSA Schedule:

The CSA runs for 20 weeks, starting Wednesday, June 7th to October 18th, 2023. 

Each week you will receive 4-7 items of the freshest in-season fruits and vegetables and/or free-run eggs and/or frozen grass-fed lean ground beef from our farms.

Going on vacation? We offer 2 extra food boxes which extend the season to Nov. 2nd.

Early Season: asparagus, rhubarb, spinach, lettuces, swiss chard, microgreens, strawberries, green onions, radishes

Mid-Season: snap peas, beans, zucchini, carrots, cabbage, broccoli, bok choy, potatoes, celery, cherry tomatoes 

Late season: sweet corn, wild blueberries, onions, squashes, beets, pumpkins, field tomatoes, garlic

and sometimes value-added products or Honey!

First, select from either...

Basic Produce Box,  $24 worth of fruit and veggies each week, $480 for the season.

Family Produce Box, $30 worth of fruit and veggies each week, $600 for the season.

Then... choose any OPTIONAL items you would like to add. You have the option of choosing any combination of these.

   EGGS add eggs biweekly, $6 biweekly, $60 for the season.   

      or add eggs weekly, $6 per week, $120 for the season.

   BEEF  add beef biweekly, $7 biweekly, $70 for the season.

      or add beef weekly, $7 per week, $140 for the season.

   MEAT SHARE add CSA meat share biweekly, 300 for the season.  

     or add meat share weekly add $600 for the season.

Some examples:

If you want the Family Produce Box and eggs every week...  $600 + $140 = $740.  

 

​If you want the Basic Produce Box with biweekly eggs and beef.... $480 + eggs $60 + beef $70 = $610.

Eggs and beef would alternate weeks.

If you want the Basic Produce Box and would like weekly cuts of meat... $480 + meat share $600 = $1080.

If you have any questions about the choices or are ready to order, email lochabergrowers@gmail.com for info.

Pick-Up Locations every Wednesday:

Antigonish:

Pick-up is 11:00am-2:00pm in the Antigonish Farmers Market, entrance is James Street or Fairview St. 

 

NEW! Delivery Now Available upon request for clients living within 8-10kms of downtown Antigonish for an additional fee of $5 per week. 

North Lochaber:

Pick-up is after 3:30-5:30pm at Quinn Farm, 1772 Highway 7.

Sherbrooke:

Pick-up is at the Municipal Parking Lot, next to Shoppers Drugstore, 4-4:30pm. $5 delivery fee added- 

E-transfers to lochabergrowers@gmail.com are preferred. We also accept payment by cash or cheque, made out to Lochaber Growers. A single payment is due June 1. Or you can make 2 equal payments due June 1 and August 1.

COVID-19 Precautions:

 

We will distribute the produce outdoors with minimal physical contact to ensure everyone's safety. All our farmers and staff have up to date vaccinations.

 

To reduce our use of plastic, paper bags, elastics, and cardboard will be used as much as possible. We encourage customers to return egg cartons and cardboard containers if they are re-useable.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR BROCHURE PDF​​​​​​​​​

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