CSA Day, February 23rd, 2018

If you haven’t signed up for this year’s CSA season, now is the time! Today, February 23rd is National CSA Day.

We encourage you to support your local farmers and join a CSA. Experience new vegetables and cultivate a lifestyle of eating healthy, local, fresh and organic vegetables. Join a community of people who are connected to their food and each other.

Interested in signing up?

CSA information and registration links are available via our website: http://sustainableag.ca.uky.edu/csa

Already know about the CSA?  Just go directly to the online registration form here: https://www3.ca.uky.edu/sustainable-ag/csa/new.php

We are doing a giveaway of a UK Sustainable Ag Tshirt or Tote Bag in celebration of the day. Anyone who signs up for our CSA before midnight today is eligible to win. Winner will be announced Monday.

Please be sure to review our 2018 CSA Terms and Conditions.  If you are a Bluegrass Harvest/UK Health and Wellness voucher participant, you do not need to register again — but please take a moment to review our terms and let us know if you have any questions.

Lastly, check out our write up at UK NOW from Carol Spence here.

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Giveaway Friday!

This Friday (February 23rd) marks the national CSA Sign Up Day. In light of this day, we will be doing a giveaway of a UK Sustainable Ag T-shirt or Tote Bag. Anyone who registers for the 2018 CSA by midnight Friday will be entered into the drawing. Winner will be announced Monday!
Please spread the word about the CSA to your friends and colleagues. We are excited to get another great season of organic veggies underway soon.

Sharing the Veggie Love: 2018 CSA Registration is here!

Happy Valentine’s Day to all the veggie lovers out there. We have some good news for you… Today our 2018 CSA Share Registration is OPEN!

We welcome you to join us for our 12th Community Supported Agriculture season.

CSA information and registration links are available via our website: http://sustainableag.ca.uky.edu/csa

Already know about the CSA?  Just go directly to the online registration form here: https://www3.ca.uky.edu/sustainable-ag/csa/new.php

Please be sure to review our 2018 CSA Terms and Conditions.  If you are a Bluegrass Harvest/UK Health and Wellness voucher participant, you do not need to register again — but please take a moment to review our terms and let us know if you have any questions.

Will you help us spread the word in the UK community? If you would like a copy of our poster shown here, we can send you one via campus mail or email you a copy. We have both 11×17 and 8.5×11 inch sizes. Just shoot us an email at uk.csa@uky.edu and share the organic vegetable love with your co-workers!

Questions? Get in touch! uk.csa@uky.edu

Coming Soon: 2018 CSA Share Sign-Ups!

Today is a great day! Do you know why? The sun is out, the weather is nice AND 2018 CSA share sign-ups are coming soon! We anticipate we will start sign-ups sometime in February. So be on the look out for blog posts, Instagram photos and emails sharing the good news that you can begin signing up for 22 weeks of delicious, fresh and local vegetables.

We are excited. And we hope you are too! We can’t wait to share another season of vegetables with YOU, our veggie-loving supporters and friends!

Last Farm Stand of 2017

It’s almost time for the holidays and we’re glad to be back one last time with some organic veggies for sale on Thursday December 21st. This will be our LAST FARM STAND of 2017!

We are taking pre-orders via Google Forms. Just follow this link to see our offerings and pricing for items this week. Or copy and paste the link below:

https://goo.gl/forms/kWck6T19lPIqG2rb2

Pre-orders will be filled in the order they are received. In rare cases that we cannot fill your entire order, we will notify you by email before pick up on Thursday.

Orders will be delivered to the parking lot of the E.S. Good Barn on Thursday December 21st for pick-up between 4-6pm.  Payment can be made by cash or check when you pick-up your vegetables.  We will also be harvesting a few extra items for walk-up customers, but we highly encourage pre-ordering to guarantee availability.

Thanks for your support!        

Farm Stand, December 7th

As the last blog post said, Farm Stand is back today at the E.S. Good Barn from 4 to 6pm. Although we encourage pre-orders, we will have extra items available for those that did not pre-order. We accept cash or check only.

Items Available for Sale:
+ Arugula bunches: $3
+ Baby Ginger: $5 for 1/2 lb. carton
+ Baby Napa Cabbage: 2 for $4
+ Beet Roots: $3/lb.
+ Curly Kale: $3/bunch
+ Romanesco Cauliflower: $3 each
+ Green Romaine Lettuce: $3 each
+ Lovelock Lettuce: $3 each
+ Sweet Potatoes: $2.50/lb.
+ Watermelon Radishes: $4/1 lb. carton
+ Garlic: $1.50
+ Spinach: $4 for 1/2 lb. bag
+ Celery: $3/bunch
+ Herb Bunch: Dill, Cilantro or Sage: $2

We will also have Gift Certificates and Totebags available for purchase. Totebags are $10. Gift Certificates can be used for any UK CSA program: the Farm Stand and/or the 2018 CSA share. Gift certificates can be purchased in person today at the Farm Stand from 4-6 pm, direct from the farm, or by email. Email ordered  gift certificates can be delivered via campus mail or by post for $1.50 S&H fee.

Give the gift of fresh local food this holiday season and support your local farmers at the same time!

Questions? You can email us at uk.csa@uky.edu or talk to us at pick-up.

We’re Back! Farm Stand Dec 7th

We’re back!

The UK Community Supported Agriculture project is selling produce this winter. Everyone is welcome to participate. The warm weather we are enjoying in December (!!!) means we have a lot of crops to offer this week at our Farm Stand. But they won’t last for long as the cold is certainly coming.

We are taking pre-orders via Google Forms. Just follow this link to see our offerings and pricing for items this week. Or copy and paste the link below:

https://goo.gl/forms/IuLE5fE6xD540NFs1

Pre-orders will be filled in the order they are received. In rare cases that we cannot fill your entire order, we will notify you by email before pick up on Thursday.

Orders will be delivered to the parking lot of the E.S. Good Barn on Thursday December 7th for pick-up between 4-6pm.  Payment can be made by cash or check when you pick-up your vegetables.  We will also be harvesting a few extra items for walk-up customers, but we highly encourage pre-ordering to guarantee availability.