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September 30, 2018
Late Fall, Winter, and 2019 Main Season
Notes From The Field
by Farmer Dana

Rosemary, spinach, and lettuce mix, January 11th, 2018 in the hoop house. That's snow piled up outside along the sides. Inside, crops are thriving.
Announcing open registration for Anchor Run's 2018 Late Fall CSA, 2018-2019 Winter CSA, and 2019 Main Season CSA!
Members can now sign up for three separate seasons through the members page on our website.
Scroll down for additional information for each season. E-mail us (anchorruncsa@gmail.com) if you have any questions.
2018 Late Fall CSA
  • Full, Medium, and Half Shares are available for the 7th annual 6-week season.
  • Prices remain the same as last season: $180 for Full; $130 for Medium; $100 for Half.
  • A deposit of $50 or full payment secures your share; full payment is due by November 15th.
  • A cold hardy fall themed continuation of the Main Season share with tasty staples like lettuce, spinach, radicchio, arugula, mizuna, tatsoi, bok choy, kale, collards, chard, cabbage, Napa cabbage, cilantro, dill, parsley, leeks, garlic, onions, beets, radishes, turnips, carrots, celeriac, kohlrabi, rutabaga, potatoes, and sweet potatoes. No u-pick crops.
  • A Full Share receives approximately 8-12 pounds of produce weekly, a Half Share every other week, and a Medium Share receives 2/3 of a Full Share weekly.
  • To join, log in to the website here; the 'join' button will be on the left hand side of your members page.
  • Total membership is approximately 50% of the Main Season and is filled on a first come first served basis so don't delay!

Farmer Derek and farm intern Gabe inside the movable high tunnel in mid-December 2017. Fall and winter greens are looking good!
  • Pick up days are: Wednesday 1-8pm or Saturday 11am-12noon (you choose a day but you can switch temporarily by notifying us in advance).
  • Begins immediately following conclusion of 2018 Main Season CSA Harvest Week #26.
  • Late Fall Harvest #1 (Week A) is scheduled for week of November 19th*.
  • *During the week of Thanksgiving, Late Fall Harvest Week #1 (Week A), Wednesday's pick up is on Tuesday, November 20th to accommodate the many travelers and holiday schedules.
  • Concludes week of December 24th**.
  • **During the week of Christmas, Late Fall Harvest Week #6 (Week B), Wednesday's pick up is on Thursday, December 27th, due to holiday traveling.
  • No workshift discount/commitment.

Late Fall CSA share #6, December 18th, 2017.
2018-2019 Winter CSA
  • Full, Medium, and Half Shares are available for the 4th annual 6-week season (shorter season than last year due to farmers needing a break before 2019 Main Season work commences at the end of February. Also a need for an off-farm vacation.).
  • Prices are the same as Late Fall: $180 for Full; $130 for Medium; $100 for Half.
  • A deposit of $50 or full payment secures your share; full payment is due by December 31st.
  • A cold hardy winter themed continuation of the Late Fall share with tasty staples like lettuce, spinach, radicchio, arugula, mizuna, tatsoi, bok choy, kale, collards, chard, cabbage, Napa cabbage, cilantro, dill, parsley, leeks, garlic, onions, beets, radishes, turnips, carrots, celeriac, kohlrabi, rutabaga, potatoes, and sweet potatoes. No u-pick crops.
  • A Full Share receives approximately 8-12 pounds of produce weekly, a Half Share every other week, and a Medium Share receives 2/3 of a Full Share weekly.
  • To join, log in to the website here; the 'join' button will be on the left hand side of your members page.
  • Total membership is approximately 30% of the Main Season and is filled on a first come first served basis so don't delay!

Uncovering movable high tunnel greens in late January during a winter warm spell. Uncovering and recovering happens quite frequently during the cold months.
  • Pick up days are: Wednesday 1-8pm or Saturday 11am-12noon (you choose a day but you can switch temporarily by notifying us in advance).
  • Begins immediately following conclusion of Late Fall CSA Harvest Week #6.
  • Winter Harvest #1 (Week A) is scheduled for week of December 31st.
  • Concludes week of February 4th.
  • No workshift discount/commitment.

Winter CSA share #5 in late January 2018.
2019 Main Season CSA
  • Full, Medium, and Half Shares are available for the 16th annual 26-week season.
  • Prices remain the same as last season: $920/$800 for Full; $675/$585 for Medium; $490/430 for Half.
  • A deposit of $200 or full payment secures your share; full payment is due by May 1st.
  • Pick up days are the same as always: Monday 1-8pm, Thursday 1-8pm, or Saturday 10am-12noon (you choose a day but you can switch temporarily by notifying us in advance).
  • Typically begins in mid-May and ends in mid-November.
  • Work discount options are available for each share size. 8 hours for Full, 6 for Medium, and 4 for Half.
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