2018 Fall Harvest Shares

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If you are looking for delicious, locally grown vegetables and fruit, you have come to the right place! Our harvest shares include a variety of fresh, seasonal crops all grown without the use of toxic pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides.

 

Southwest Farm Fresh Fall Harvest Share Quick Facts:

  • Seven weeks of fresh, delicious produce grown by our farmer collaborative
  • Convenient, easy pickup in Cortez
  • Weekly newsletter packed full of recipes and news from your farmers
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Fall harvest shares rotate through a variety of fall and winter seasonal crops from the middle of October to the beginning of December.   Traditionally this would be a slim time of year in our region, however, we have some fantastic growers who utilize high tunnels and greenhouses to their advantage.  So, you might be surprised to be finding cherry tomatoes and cucumbers in addition to the kale, beets, carrots, parsnips, winter squash, and salad mix that normally grace these shares.

Traditionally called a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), this is a program where you subscribe by paying upfront for a share of the farms produce before the season begins. This creates a mutually beneficial relationship between the farmer and the consumer. In this case, the fall harvest shares provide working capitol for the cooperative to purchase needed materials and, pay our staff a living wage throughout the year. In return, our farmer-owners dedicate themselves to growing your produce and providing you with fresh flavorful, and bountiful vegetables.

Southwest Farm Fresh is a cooperative venture between many small farms in Southwest Colorado. Like generations of farmers before us, we believe in working together as collaborators instead of as competitors. By working together, we can provide our customers with an incredible array of amazing food from our region.

Please check out our Farm Directory page and get to know your farmers!

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2018 Fall Harvest Share Details

Dates:

October 18th to December 6th (skipping Thanksgiving week); Seven weeks of deliciousness!
Pickups in Cortez.  Schedule to be announced.

Pickup Location:
Cortez: Pickup at our warehouse location on North Beech Street

Price:

  • Seven weeks of our fall harvest for $294 

Want to purchase a share using SNAP Benefits?

Please contact Michele Martz at swff.csa@gmail.com or call her at 970-403-2895.

The Harvest Share:

Each week you’ll pickup your share’s worth of veggies, around six to nine unique items, at your designated location. A harvest share is good for about two to three people, depending on your eating habits.

Not sure you can eat this many veggies in a week? No problem, find a pair of friends to split the share with and share the love! No synthetic pesticides, herbicides or fungicides are applied to the products you will get in our harvest share. Even though most of our farms aren’t Certified Organic, they all have a shared value of natural land stewardship that is as important to us as any certification.

The Weekly Experience:

As a shareholder you’ll receive a weekly newsletter a couple days in advance of pickup telling you what’s in the harvest, relating what the farmers are up to, and containing some fantastic recipe ideas. Then,  you pickup your already harvested veggies at your designated location and time and enjoy the bounty!

What our shareholders have to say:

“Love it – Love that the CSA makes it easy for my family to get fresh local, organic foods that we love to eat and that keep us healthy.”  ~2017 shareholder

“It was a great experience. An abundance of fresh produce each week!”  ~2017 shareholder

“Excellent!”  ~2017 shareholder

More Questions?

Please contact Michele Martz at swffcoop@gmail.com or call her at 970-403-2895.