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2016 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) guide for the Iowa City area


Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) allows community members to purchase shares, or memberships, from area farms. Early-season contributions help farmers properly gauge the community’s needs and, in return, community members receive CSA shares of farm-fresh product, without paying the overhead required by retail sales. Remember that many farmers require commitments early in the season, so pick your favorite and contact an area CSA farm soon for detailed information on how to purchase shares.

CSA shares give you farm-fresh produce straight from the source.
CSA shares give you farm-fresh produce straight from the source.

Abbe Hills Garden

Mt. Vernon, 319-895-6924, abbehills.com

Contents: Vegetables, eggs
Season: Early June through the late October
Distribution: Mt. Vernon

Ambleside Farm

Onslow, 319-310-2210, ambleside-farm.com

Contents: Vegetables, greens, melons, eggs
Season: Year-round
Distribution: Monticello, Dyersville, Dubuque

Ebersole Cattle Co.

Kellerton, 515-971-8462, ebersolecattleco.com

Contents: Beef
Season: Year-round
Distribution: Iowa City

Echollective

Mechanicsville, 319-325-3910, echollectivecsa.blogspot.com

Contents: Vegetables, melons, herbs, herbal tinctures and salves
Season: May through October
Distribution: Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Quad Cities

Family Farm CSA

Iowa City, 319-936-1317

Contents: Vegetables, fruits, herbs
Season: Late May/early June through mid-September
Distribution: Between Iowa City and Solon

Garden on the Prairie

Tama, 641-484-2052

Contents: Vegetables, fruits, herbs, hops, beef, dairy, eggs, honey, syrup, jams and jellies
Season: Early May through early August
Distribution: Tama

Given Gardens

Decorah, 563-382-3216

Contents: Vegetables, herbs, flowers
Season: June through October
Distribution: Cedar Rapids and Decorah

Goosebury Hill Subscription Produce

Iowa City, 319-354-7260

Contents: Vegetables, fruits, herbs, eggs, dairy
Season: June through September
Distribution: Iowa City

Grass Run Farms

Dorchester, 563-492-3400, grassrunfarms.com

Contents: Beef, pork
Season: May through September
Distribution: Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Coralville

Grinnell Heritage Farm

Grinnell, 641-236-4374, grinnellheritagefarm.com

Contents: Vegetables, herbs, greens
Season: Year-round
Distribution: Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Iowa City, Hiawatha

Hue Hill Farm

Iowa City, 319-339-0624

Contents: Bread, herbs, vegetables, eggs, chicken
Season: Late April through December
Distribution: Iowa City and Cedar Rapids

Local Harvest CSA

Solon, 319-929-5032, zjfarms.com

Contents: Vegetables, bread, eggs, flowers
Season: Late April through December
Distribution: Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, North Liberty and Solon

Maharishi Vedic City CSA

Fairfield, 641-919-7010, mvccsa.com

Contents: Vegetables, fruit, herbs, greens
Season: Year-round
Distribution: Des Moines, Iowa City, Fairfield, Ottumwa, Vedic City and Washington

Oak Hill Acres

Atalissa, 563-946-2304, oakhillacres.com

Contents: Vegetables, greens, herbs
Season: May through October
Distribution: Coralville, Iowa City, Muscatine, Quad Cities and West Liberty

Regina’s Bread

Iowa City, 319-430-7855, zjfarms.com

Contents: Bread, baked goods, granola
Season: May to October
Distribution: Iowa City

Salt Fork Farms

Solon, 319-270-3449

Contents: Vegetables, fruits, herbs, eggs, chicken, flowers
Season: May through November
Distribution: Iowa City, Solon

Sass Family Farm

Riverside, 319-648-3788, sassfamilyfarm.com

Contents: Vegetables, herbs, eggs, jams and jellies, honey, baked goods
Season: May through October
Distribution: Riverside

Small Frye Farm

Maysville, 319-936-1216, smallfryefarm.com

Contents: Vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers
Season: April/May through November
Distribution: Quad Cities and Iowa City

Supernatural Organics

Marion, 319-210-1390, supernaturalorganics.com

Contents: Vegetables, greens, herbs
Season: Early June through mid-October
Distribution: Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha and Marion

The Little Red Barn

Vinton, 319-361-2169, littleredbarncsa.com

Contents: Vegetables, pork, beef, poultry, eggs
Season: May through October
Distribution: Vinton


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