Ffynnon’s 2019 CSA season is here!
Our CSA season runs 20 weeks, June 13th through October 24th, with pickups on Thursday between 3 and 8 pm. Pick-ups are in inner SE Portland, outer NE Portland, Beaverton, and Vernonia.
With your support, we are bringing freshly-picked, tasty and nutritious vegetables, fruits and herbs directly from Ffynnon to you. This year, we have planned an even wider variety of vegetables, and a more consistent availability of the best varieties throughout the season. It’s part of our larger vision for Ffynnon to be a place where all our community can connect with the land and with each other, and part of our philosophy of giving back to the land at least as much as we get from it.
Sign up now for 2019 and get our early bird discount! Available through April 30th. Share sales end the first week of delivery, or when we sell out.
What is a CSA?
A CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture, is a relationship between you and your local farmer. You pay for a season’s worth of produce up front, and then receive a weekly box of vegetables and fruits throughout the growing season. Your early investment benefits the farmer by providing an early income to purchase seeds and supplies for the season, and the ability to plan and plant the widest variety of vegetables and fruits possible. You reap the benefits when we reap the harvest: because there is no middleman, your food dollars go farther than at a chain store’s produce department. And no chain store has a guy who picked your vegetables that morning, and can tell you how best to prepare them that same night!
What do I get?
Our season will run 20 weeks, from June 13th through October 24th. We will deliver to pick-up sites in the Portland metro area on Thursdays and shares will be ready for pickup between 3 and 8pm.
We plan to bring you both more kinds of vegetables this year, and more different varieties of the veggies you love. A “ full share” is designed to meet the needs of a family of three to four, or a household of two veggie-lovers. Early-season boxes may be a little slim, but shares will get fatter as the growing season progresses.
Pick-up locations are Inner SE (near Ladd's Addition), Outer NE (Fremont & 102nd), Beaverton (Murray & Walker) and Vernonia.
Your CSA share:
What does it cost?
A 20-week Full share is $550, and should provide a week's worth of fresh produce for a family of three to five veggie-lovers, or two hard-core vegans. We also offer Half shares at $350 for the full season. If you sign up before April 30, you may take an early-bird discount of $50 off either a Full or a Half share. Additional discounts are also available if you are a member of Ffynnon: $25 for full-year members at the Warden level and $100 off for Elders. We will also have a limited number of Egg shares available from our flock of happy chickens. One dozen eggs will be delivered every other week for a total of ten weeks for $50 (Note that egg shares for 2019 are SOLD OUT!).
We ask that you pay at least half of your total bill when you sign up; the other half is due by June 1st. Please note that there are no refunds once you sign up for a share; once you commit to growing with us we immediately commit to growing for you by investing your dollars in seeds, plants, soil amendments, and the like.