your CSA value, price per pound

Here’s some quick food for thought:

In 2012 you paid approximately $1.71 per pound of Swier CSA veggies. (In 2012, a full Swier CSA share received approx.  226.5 pounds of produce over 18 weeks. That averages out to 12.58 pounds per week.) In addition, you received 20 sunflowers and 4 mixed flower boquets, roughly a $36 value.

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Yes, you did! Organic, nutrient-dense, fresh today, thoroughly tastey, and absolutely authentically local!

harvest 11, 8/28/12

YUMMY!

On top of that, there’s all these fuzzy intangibles that are such a large part of the Community Supported Agriculture experience. These are much more difficult to place a solid dollar value upon. In the CSA 2012 evaluation/survey we tried to gauge the value you place on these intangibles, some of which we’ll just look at below….. enjoy!   

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 one CSA shareholder expressed so well for all of us: “flowers fill our soul – sunflowers! wonderful!”

 

David loving on the garlic

About the Garlic Harvest party, another CSA shareholder claims, ““You should market this as therapy!”

   brussels sprouts/ham recipe, Marianne W.

We’ve also dedicated much time and effort towards reaching out, in addition and beyond our weekly “face-to-faces on the curbside” during deliveries. This has included this website and our presence on facebook too. Hope you enjoyed your 2012 CSA. Thank You!

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