Community Supported Agriculture Shares

20 Weeks of Fresh, Sustainably-Grown Vegetables

June – October 2023

Community Supported Agriculture Shares from Schul Farmstead

  1. Community Supported Agriculture Shares from Schul Farmstead
    1. What’s a CSA?
    2. Our CSA
    3. CSA Benefits
    4. CSA Cost
    5. CSA Pick Up
    6. CSA Registration
    7. Contact Us

What’s a CSA?

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a reciprocal partnership connecting farmers and customers to share in the bounty of the local food and agriculture movements.

Throughout the growing season, the farm provides a weekly share of agriculture products to customers, or “members“, in exchange for the financial support provided during the off-season for the purchase of seeds.

This partnership provides members with weekly, fresh, in-season vegetables while creating a reliable market for the farmer.

“Great variety and beautiful produce! We looked forward to our share every week. I loved the Sunday email to help me plan our meals. We also appreciated the range of information provided to get the most out of our share from preserving to using as much of the plant as possible. Thank you!”

2022 CSA share member
Fall Salad Mix


As a member of Schul Farmstead’s CSA, you’ll receive a package, or share, of vegetables for 20 consecutive weeks, from the week of June 13 to October 28.* Shares generally meet the needs of 2-veggie lovers or a meal-prepping family of 4.

We believe healthy soil produces nutritious and tasty veggies, so we employ ecological practices such as composting, cover cropping, mulching, and crop rotation. We never spray pesticides, fungicides, or herbicides on our produce.

Weekly shares include a 7oz. bag of salad mix, a bundle of fresh herbs, and 5-9 additional vegetables (with some fruits also planned). You can catch a glimpse of what crops to expect each month in your share on our calendar.


CSA Benefits

Each week you’ll receive a variety of vegetables and herbs at your pick up location.

Your share might look like: a bag of salad mix; bunch of basil; bundle of kale; 3-4 onions; 1/2 pound beets; head of cabbage; bundle of celery; pint of cherry tomatoes; quart of bell peppers; and 2 eggplants. See what you can expect each month in your share.

CSA Member benefits include:

  • Weekly 7oz. salad mix (assorted mix of lettuce, greens, herbs, and/or edible flowers)
  • Bundle of fresh herbs
  • Variety of 5-9 additional vegetables each week
  • Weekly Sunday email detailing what will be in each week’s share so you can meal plan/grocery shop
  • Tips for making the most of your share in the weekly email
  • An E-book with over 50 recipes that take 30 minutes or less to prepare (available via Google Link beginning in June)
  • A guide for properly storing and prolonging the life of your fresh produce (PDF available for download)
  • A resource guide to learn more about each vegetable with videos and articles (available via Google Link in June)
  • Options to purchase additional fresh vegetables and herbs for preserving or canning, as available (and add them to your weekly pickup)
  • Options to purchase add-on shares of other local products (and add them to your weekly pickup)
  • Direct tie and opportunity to speak with the people who grow your food

In addition, some intrinsic benefits include:

  • A connection to your local agriculture and farming community 
  • Learning to eat with the seasons 
  • Confidence in how your food is grown and land stewardship 
  • Decreasing the miles your food travels from field to table
  • Opportunity to savor unique, heirloom vegetable varieties
Dandelion Greens

CSA Cost

The cost of the 2023 CSA member share is $650 for 20-weeks of fresh, sustainably-grown produce. That’s a breakdown of approximately $32/week in vegetables and herbs.

Members can choose to pay in full upon registering or on a payment plan. Members can pay by check or credit/debit card. Details can be found on page 9 of our member agreement.

Add-on shares of local agricultural products can be included with your weekly pick up for an additional cost.

Chesnok Red Garlic

CSA Pick Up

Pickup will occur weekly at the time and day you select when registering. Specific pickup instructions will be e-mailed to you prior to the first CSA distribution. Details and FAQs can be read starting on page 7 of the member agreement.

Pick Up Options:

  • Wednesdays, 4:30-7:00pm, the farm (5340 Cambria Road, Cambria/Sanborn)
  • Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30pm, village of Lancaster (exact location emailed)
Eva Purple Ball Tomatoes

CSA Registration

Still not sure if becoming a member of Schul Farmstead’s CSA share is right for you? Do you relate to any of the following statements?

  • I like farm-fresh veggies.
  • I cook dinner 3+ times a week.
  • I want to include more veggies into my meals/diet.
  • I love to try new things.
  • I value using quality ingredients in my cooking.
  • I value sustainable agriculture.

If you answered “yes” to 3 statements, a CSA share would be a good fit for your lifestyle.

Don’t forget to review our crop calendar, add-on shares, and member agreement.

“This CSA was one of the best decisions we have made. We ate healthier and had fun experimenting with new vegetables. I have already recommended it to family and friends for next year.”

2022 CSA Share Member
Hot Peppers
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