Edible Berkshires

COMMUNITY-SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE (CSA)

CSA farms sell shares of the season’s harvest to a predetermined number of members. From early June through early November members come to the farm on a designated day each week to pick up their share of the harvest. Some farms offer only vegetable shares, while others include fruit, berries, flowers, eggs, honey and even baked goods. Members typically pay in advance, helping the farmer’s cash flow, and share some of the farmer’s risk—if weather or other factors reduce the harvest, shares may be slimmer—as well as accepting that there may be some items in the share that the buyer might not have purchased otherwise. Many CSAs offer recipes for making the most of unfamiliar fare. Although member shares are likely taken at this time of the year, it doesn’t hurt to make a call if you’re interested in joining.

Indian Line Farm is just one of the hundreds of CSA farms located throughout the Berkshires, the Pioneer Valley, southern Vermont, northern Connecticut and nearby New York State. Pretty much wherever you live around here, a CSA is likely to be handy to your home. Included here are farms within a 25 mile radius of Pittsfield along with contact information.

Berkshire Harmony
Pittsfield, MA
BerkshireHarmony.com
413-281-4114

Berry Patch
Stephentown, NY
TheBerryPatch.net
518-733-6772

Caretaker Farm
Williamstown, MA
Caretaker.org
413-458-9691

Crabapple Farm
Chesterfield, MA
CrabAppleFarm.org
413-296-0310

Cricket Creek Farm
Williamstown, MA
CricketCreekFarm.com
413-458-5888

Earthfire Farm
Buckland, MA
413-625-6056

Farm Girl Farm
N. Egremont, MA
FarmGirlFarm.com
413-528-1952

Gould Farm’s Harvest Barn
Monterey, MA
GouldFarm.org
413-644-9718

Hancock Shaker Village
Pittsfield, MA
HancockShakerVillage.org
413-443-0188

Hand Hollow Farm
Chatham, NY
518-794-0176

Holiday Brook Farm
Dalton, MA
HolidayBrookFarm.com
413-684-0444

Indian Line Farm
S. Egremont, MA
IndianLineFarm.com
413-528-8301

Intervale Farm
Westhampton, MA
IntervaleFamilyFarm.com
413-527-5440

Isabella Freedman
Jewish Retreat Center
Falls Village, CT
Adamah.org
860-824-3171

Leaping Frog Farm
Shelburne Falls, MA
413-489-3152

Little Seeds Garden
Chatham, NY
LittleSeedGardens.com
518-392-0063

Longview Farm
Pownal, VT
LongviewLambs.com
802-442-4998

Mahaiwe Harvest
Great Barrington, MA
MahaiweHarvest.com
413-717-2182

Mighty Food Farm
Pownal, VT
MightyFoodFarm.com
802-223-0102

Moon in the Pond Farm
Sheffield, MA
MoonInThePondfarm.com
413-229-3092

Sangha Farm
Plainfield, MA
SanghaFarm.com
413-634-0026

Sol Flower Farm
Ancramdale, NY
SolFlowerFarm.com
518-329-1004

Solid Rock Farm
Stockbridge, MA
SolidRockFarm.net
413-298-4500

Square Roots Farm
Clarksburg, MA
SquareRootsFarm.org
413-446-1446

Taproot Commons Farm
Cummington, MA
413-634-5452

The Farm at Miller’s Crossing
Hudson, NY
FarmAtMillersCrossing.com
518-851-2331

13 Moon Harvest
Worthington, MA
RunningFoxFarm.net
413-768-9184

Three Maples Market Garden
W. Stockbridge, MA
ThreeMaplesMarketGarden.com
413-329-8601

Threshold Farm
Philmont, NY
518-672-5509

When Pigs Fly Farm
Sandisfield, MA
413-258-3397

Wilder Brook Farm
Charlemont, MA
413-625-6967

Wildstone Farm
Pownal, VT
WildstoneFarm.com
802-823-0141

Windy Ridge Farm
Hawley, MA
WindyRidgeOrganics.com
413-339-5548

Wolfe Spring Farm
Sheffield, MA
413-229-2012

Woven Roots Farm
Lee, MA
413-243-6122

For a complete list go to:
FarmFresh.org

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