Last Call for Farm Stand Pre-Orders!

Last call for Farm Stand pre-orders. Grab your lettuce, ginger, turmeric, and deliciously sweet overwintered spinach now! (Oh-so-sweet!)

Delivery will be Thursday (tomorrow) from 4-6pm on campus.

Items available for sale include:
+ Spinach, organic, $4/half lb
+ Lettuce Heads, not certified organic, $2.50/head
+ 2 oz. bags of dried ground ginger, not certified organic, $7
+ 2 oz. bags of dried ground turmeric, not certified organic, $5
+ Microgreens, organic, $2 for 1 oz
+ Sweet Potatoes, organic, $2.50/lb
+ Sustainable Agriculture totebags and t-shirts
+ Farm Stand and CSA Gift Certificates

Some items are listed as “not certified organic.” These are being grown in a solar greenhouse that is currently in transition to be certified. They were grown with our same organic practices but cannot be marketed as certified organic products at this time.

You may pre-order items by clicking on this google doc. Or copy and paste this URL: https://goo.gl/forms/ZscApotvjEZrIMX23

Do you need to make a deposit on your CSA subscription? Swing by the Farm Stand on Thursday and you can submit your deposit ($100 minimum required within 30 days of sign up) by cash, check, or credit card.

Can’t make the Farm Stand? Just mail in your deposit by check, made payable to UK CSA.

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Farm Stand is BACK!

Good afternoon friends! We are excited to announce that we will be having a Farm Stand next Thursday, March 22nd from 4-6pm at the E.S. Good Barn.

Items available for sale include:
+ Spinach, organic, $4/half lb
+ Romaine Lettuce Heads, not certified organic, $2.50/head
+ 2 oz. bags of dried ground ginger, not certified organic, $7
+ 2 oz. bags of dried ground turmeric, not certified organic, $5
+ Microgreens, organic, $2 for 1 oz
+ Sweet Potatoes, organic, $2.50/lb
+ Sustainable Agriculture totebags and t-shirts
+ Farm Stand and CSA Gift Certificates

Some items are listed as “not certified organic.” These are being grown in a solar greenhouse that is currently in transition to be certified. They were grown with our same organic practices but cannot be marketed as certified organic products at this time.

You may pre-order items by clicking on this google doc. Or copy and paste this URL: https://goo.gl/forms/ZscApotvjEZrIMX23

We are also excited to announce that we will now be able to accept credit cards in person as a payment option for both your CSA share payments and for Farm Stand. This includes: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. We know some of you will be very excited about this!

If you haven’t signed up for the 2018 CSA season, it’s not too late! We are still taking memberships for the premium price of $650 (non-student) and $584 (student). Prices go up on April 1, so don’t wait! We are excited to share another round of great vegetables with you.

Follow this link to sign up for our 2018 CSA season!

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.

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!