Eating locally grown foods has an impact far beyond the relatively little money you pay for it.
It’s an important step for the environment since it reduces the energy needed to grow the food and get it to you. It’s good for local farmers, because it helps them stay in business and thrive.
It’s also good for you spiritually. It feels good to take a step that so clearly helps both local people and the earth. It feels good knowing that your seasonal food is fresh and was brought straight from the farm to the table.
CSA began in Japan in the seventies by women who were concerned about the poisoning of their food by Mercury in the water and soil. Although there are many ways to develop a CSA in essence CSA is a business transaction where a farm produces food and the community pays the…
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