Cape Cod CSA Guide

By | June 17, 2016
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Bay End Farm
200 Bourndale Road, Buzzards Bay
From mid-June to the end of October, CSA customers can pick up their weekly shares on Wednesdays at the farmstand. Over the 20-week program, typical items include arugula, carrots, chard, cucumber, garlic, leeks, onions, potatoes, snap peas, squash, tomatoes, turnip, various herbs and flowers. Membership for the season is $525.

Cape Cod Organic Farm
3675 Main Street (Route 6A)
Summer 2016 CSA runs 19 weeks (May 18-September 21). The price is $650. Pickup is on Wednesday at the farm between 9 am-5:30 pm. A sample share includes asparagus, strawberries, mesclun, kale, Swiss chard, collard greens, cucumbers, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, summer squashes, winter squashes, pumpkins, garlic, beans, onions, potatoes, leeks, broccoli, carrots, cabbage, beets, turnips, Brussels sprouts, herbs and flowers.

Chatham Bars Inn Farm
3034 Main Street (Route 6A)
A season’s worth of fresh sustainably-grown, organic produce from June 11-October 22 in two membership levels: full share (one box every week for 20 weeks) for $675 and half share (one box every other week for 10 boxes total) for $400. Produce is selected market-style; vegetables are arranged in a farm stand display, and customers choose their own vegetables according to a weekly checklist.

Coonamessett Farm
277 Hatchville Road, East Falmouth
8-week (July 7-August 25: $295), 12-week (June 23-September 8: $345), and 18-week (June 9-October 6: $435) programs for either Thursday or Saturday pickup. Each week the share will consist of—when available—a bag of field salad mix, an assortment of seasonal vegetables, the herb of the week, and garden plants or flower bouquet. You will also receive a coupon for Pick-Your- Own berries in season. All produce is grown on Coonamessett Farm and/or another local cooperating farm.
Coonamessett Farm also offers a cheese CSA for 8 weeks ($80), 12 weeks ($100), and 18 weeks ($140) for the same time frames as the traditional CSA above. The cheeses come from farms within 100 miles. The value of each share is about 20% below comparable retail cost.

Dave’s Greens
41 Holsberry Road, Truro
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Organic veggies for weekly pickup from June 2-September 22. Price is $600. Specializing in salad greens. Pick up at farm stand on Thursday 11 am or at the Orleans, Truro, or Wellfleet farmers’ market. To sign up, contact: or call.

Halycon Farm
3915 Main Street, Route 6A,
Halycon Farm offers an 18-week CSA running from early June through September. A weekly share includes between eight and twelve freshly-harvested items. The items are always changing to reflect the evolving season and weather. A conscious effort is made to pair companion items such as tomatoes and basil. Pickup days: Wednesdays and Saturdays any time after 3 pm at the shed at the farm. Full share cost is $700, with a 50% deposit ($350) due a.s.a.p. and balance due May 1. When making payment, please specify preferred pickup day.

Hillside Poultry Farm
14 Perry Road, Truro
Pasture-raised, hormone- and antibiotic-free, heritage poultry. Purchase four chickens averaging 3.5 pounds for pickup at the Orleans Farmers’ Market on Saturday on the dates of your choice between July and October. Price is $110.

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