HEPWORTH FARMS CSA SHARE
Primrose Hill School is honored to partner with Hepworth Farms each year to provide families in our area the opportunity to be part of community-supported agriculture (CSA). The Hepworth Farms CSA box arrives weekly June until November to the Primrose Hill School campus and includes local, organic, seasonal vegetables and an optional fruit share. This partnership not only supports an incredible farm in the Hudson Valley that has committed to nurturing the earth and growing organically and sustainably, but it also provides support to our growing school.
Pick up is weekly on Tuesdays from 3:00 - 6:00pm for 22 weeks – generally starting the first week in June, and ending the last week of October. Pick up location is Primrose Hill School, 23 Spring Brook Park, Rhinebeck, NY (across from the Dutchess County Fairgrounds). Interested in a Kingston pick-up point? Please let us know.
Please buy your share below and look forward to a delicious, seasonal box of vegetables (and fruit if you choose the optional fruit share) for you and your family. Please also pass this info along to any friends and family who would be interested. Support our school, support our local farms!
Weekly (full shares) or every other week (half shares) for 22 weeks from June to November, our CSA box contains truly the best produce - we’re not exaggerating! Overflowing with a wide variety of vegetables and a selection of (optional add-on) fruit throughout the season, the CSA share will nurture a family of 4-6 with an evolving and colorful display every week.
Pick up weekly (or every other week for half shares) on Tuesdays from 3-6pm at Primrose Hill School. The retail price represents the approximate cost at a retail store or market.
Full Share, weekly, 22 weeks: $650
Half Share, every other week, 22 weeks: $325
Full Share with Fruit, 22 weeks: $925
Interested in donating a CSA share to a local family? Please visit our Indiegogo page to learn more about our Feeding Ulster Dutchess initiative to feed 1000 local families.
What is a CSA?
CSA Stands for Community Supported Agriculture. CSA allows residents to have direct access to high-quality, fresh produce grown locally by regional farmers. When you become a member of a CSA, you're purchasing a “share” of vegetables from a regional farmer. This locally based economic model was influenced by the biodynamic agriculture ideas formulated by Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Waldorf Education. Read more about the CSA model of relational-economics on Wikipedia.
Where do the vegetables come from?
Hepworth Farms in nearby Milton, NY, an organic family farm owned and operated by women, growing more than 400 varieties of organic vegetables. Amy Hepworth, a 7th generation farmer, was named 2015 Hudson Valley Farmer of the Year.
What is in a CSA share?
Take a look at the photo above. This will give you a good sense of what you will be receiving. Fruit shares depend on the season, but you will also receive apples that have been in cold storage from the fall.
- You (by eating fresh, organic, local produce)
- Your Hudson Valley Farmer (supporting farm-to-table in our local community)
- Primrose Hill School (all profits go directly to Primrose Hill School!)