CSA Spring ’13

Buy Howdy Farm Produce 2 Ways:
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA):
Please note the Spring 2013 CSA sign-up is now Closed.  Fall 2013 CSA sign-up information will be provided later in the year.  Thank you to all of our members!
Veggies
  Since  beginning The Howdy Farm CSA two seasons ago, we have seen tremendous  growth in demand. In our first season we served 35 members and in our  second  season we nearly doubled in size to include 60 members. The support  from the local community has been overwhelmingly positive. This  season, however, we are scaling back in order to focus on some big  projects that include revitalizing the Heritage gardens, building a  sustainability  center, and further developing our internship program. With this in  mind, we’ve decided to limit our CSA program to 25 members in order to  ensure quality despite our divided focus.   To  accomplish this fairly, membership will be determined through a lottery-style drawing: please fill out an application and include a $6 fee to  enter the CSA drawing by noon on March 29th.  In return, all entrants will receive a Howdy Farm window/car decal as a thank you and notification of membership status will be sent via email by 5pm on March 29th.  Click here to sign up. A full share membership is designed to provide enough vegetables for an average family of four each week. Shares are roughly equivalent to $25 worth of produce each week at farmer’s market pricing.   $200: 8 week share (*April 4th–May 23rd). $300: 12 week share (*April 4th- June 20th).   *Start date is subject to change, depending on how crops are progressing. Please allow for at least two weeks difference.   Weekly  pick-ups: will occur Thursday afternoons on the West Campus of Texas  A&M University, near the farm. Members will need to bring reusable  bags, coolers, etc. to transport  their produce. Late pick-up policy: If you are unable to pick up your share we will  hold it until the next day, after which time it will be donated to the  Brazos Valley Food Bank. Shares will not be refunded for failure to  pick-up, however, you are welcome to send someone else to pick up your  share for your or in your place
Farmer’s Market:
The Brazos Valley Farmer’s Market
Saturdays – 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Located on the corner of Texas Ave. and William J. Bryan Pkwy in Bryan, (Across from the Brazos County Court House)
The Howdy Farm participates in the farmer’s market as often as possible. We are there most weekends- so come see us!
The  Brazos Valley Farmer’s market creates vibrant opportunities for the  region’s agricultural community to come together with urban residents to  share the bounty of our land. The Brazos Valley Farmers Market strives  to maximize the consumption of local foods through leadership in the  farm direct movement; create educational programs to strengthen consumer  support of local agriculture; and explore additional distribution  channels for farm direct products.
Vendors at the market vary,  but on a typical day there might be bread, honey, olive oil, vegetables,  eggs, jams and jellies, jewelry, craft goods, etc. 

For more information visit their website.
CONTACT For vendor related questions: Roger Burton– rabdkb@aol.com
For customer related questions: Harvey Wise– wisefamilyfarm@gmail.com
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8 Responses to “CSA Spring ’13”

  1. Marilyn August 21, 2012 at 10:01 pm #

    Is it possible to pay in cash?

    • howdyfarm August 22, 2012 at 3:20 am #

      It is

    • howdyfarm September 3, 2012 at 5:20 am #

      yes

  2. Martha Wells November 20, 2012 at 11:21 am #

    I’m a member in the CSA but I can’t locate the phone numbers nor email address provided. I’d like to know how you’re going to handle this week’s pick up. (Obviously not on Thursday, Thanksgiving.)

    thanks, Martha Wells

  3. J. Mishler March 26, 2013 at 12:03 am #

    Any info on Spring CSA yet?

    • howdyfarm April 3, 2013 at 11:56 pm #

      the howdy farm sign ups for the spring have closed. you can learn more at the new website howdyfarm.tamu.edu

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