Welcome to the 2021 Season!

Our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) food box is back for the 2021 season! We’re celebrating the 6th season of our CSA. Thank you to all of you who have and continue to support us! Since beginning the CSA in 2016, we have been sharing our finest locally grown produce with families in Antigonish and Guysborough Counties. 

This year the price is $25/box. For 20 weeks, the cost totals $500.00.

CSA Schedule:

The CSA runs for 20 weeks, starting Wednesday, June 2 to October 13, 2021. 

For anyone taking 1-2 weeks off during the summer season, there are 2 extra food boxes extending the season to October 27. Each week you will receive 5-7 items of in-season vegetables and/or eggs from our farms.

 

Crops offerings change as the seasons progress.

Early season food boxes contain asparagus, rhubarb, spinach, lettuces, swiss chard, strawberries, green onions, radishes, ...

Mid-Season boxes add snap peas, beans, zucchini, carrots, broccoli, pok choy, swiss chard, potatoes, cherry tomatoes, ...

Late season crops include sweet corn, wild blueberries, onions, squashes, pumpkins, field tomatoes, cauliflower, garlic, ...

and sometimes Honey! (We keep Honey as a back up plan in case there is a crop failure.)

There are options concerning the type of food box you receive each week:

1. You receive a food box containing $25 value, made up entirely of fruit and vegetables.

2. You receive a food box containing $25 value, made up of produce and a dozen eggs.

3. You alternate between option1 and option2 so that you receive eggs every other week.

4. You receive a food box of either option1 or option2 on alternate weeks. (You receive 10 food boxes in total.)

    Option4 is intended primarily for small families.

 

COVID-19 Precautions:

As the current social conditions continue, we will distribute the produce outdoors with minimal physical contact. 

Be assured, paper bags, elastics, and cardboard will be used as much as possible to continue to reduce our use of plastic.

Pick-Up Locations:

Antigonish Town:

Pick-up is 11:00am-2:00pm in the parking lot of the Federation of Agriculture, entrance is  James Street or Fairview St.

 

North Lochaber:

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

Sherbrooke:

Pick-up is at the Municipal Office Parking Lot, 8296 Highway 7, for an hour time slot (TBA).

Sign Up:

If you want to sign up for the box, or would like more information, send an email to lochabergrowers@gmail.com.

We will be in contact.

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.

Thank you again for all your enthusiastic support. We are happy to farm and share our produce with the community.