Vegetable CSA Sign-up

Who We Are

The Swier family is Chris, Kate, Allma and Ila. We have a small family farm in MecostaCounty. This is our 9th season growing produce and our 7th Veggie CSA. In 2012 we will maintain the highest of quality and variety. We offer separate vegetable, honey, pork, and mushroom shares. This brochure is for vegetables alone, please contact us if interested in other foods.

Community Supported Agriculture

CSA brings community members, farmers, food and land together. CSA is a concept and a practice, requiring relationships of mutual trust, understanding and flexibility.  CSA members support the farmers to tend the Earth responsibly and appropriately. As a CSA member you will buy a share of our harvest in anticipation of the upcoming growing season.

Locally Grown, Your Veggie CSA!

For 18 weeks, June through September, you receive a 4-20 pound assortment of fresh vegetables and limited flowers. This is approximately 1-3 grocery bags worth. The quantity and variety will vary seasonally. We deliver your produce to central drop-off locations, or you can pick up at the farm. We farm organically, though we are not certified.  All the food, flowers and meat are grown by us on our farm.

Your Veggie CSA Harvest Plan

Early Season – spinach, salad mix, cooking greens, head lettuce, broccoli, chard, kale, carrots, arugula, beets, radishes, green onions, snow peas, & sugar-snap peas.

Mid-Season – green beans, basil, tomatoes, garlic, spinach, zucchini, salad mix, cooking greens, broccoli, chard, kale, head lettuce, carrots, cucumbers, summer squash, onions & mixed herbs.

Late Garden – garlic, tomatoes, chinese cabbage, onions, kohlrabi, spinach, hot and sweet peppers, salad mix, cooking greens, broccoli, chard, kale, carrots, beets, eggplant, onions, winter squash & sunflowers.

You receive a weekly update with farm notes and helpful recipes for your seasonal foods. You can learn more, or interact with us and other CSA’ers, on facebook or at swierfamilyfarm.wordpress.com

You are invited to a garlic harvest party in July. You are always welcome. Come see your food growing or to help out!

CSA Commitment

We pledge to assume the risks and receive the rewards. As partners in community and agriculture, we share the benefit of abundance and the risk of crop failure. We will all do our best to nurture this CSA this season.

Payment Options : Due by April 15th

(   )   $425, Pay full amount.

(   )    Payment Plan, please contact us.

Pick-up times will be from4:45pm-5:30pm.

Mount Pleasant (Tuesday)

GreenTree Coop

Remus (Thursday)                  Farm (Thursday)

HomeTownHealth Foods           640 E 18 Mile Road

If you would prefer pick-up, Thursdays, in

Candian Lakes or Big Rapids or Reed City

Circle your pick-up site/day and we will contact you.  We need a minimum of 10 shares for a drop-off location.

Name:_______________________________________________________________

Address:_____________________________________________________________

Phone:_______________________________________________________________

E-mail:_______________________________________________________________

Please return form with your payment.  Previous CSA members have a reserved spot; simply contact us before March 1st.

Thank You!

Swier Family Farm

640 E 18 Mile Road, Remus, MI  49340 Phone:  989-382-5436

swierfamilyfarm@yahoo.com

swierfamilyfarm.wordpress.com

swier family farm on facebook

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