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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/30/2012

2012 list of Washington area CSAs


Rachel Reicher removes items from her CSA share box from Star Hollow Farm at the Adams Morgan Farmers Market. (Mark Gail/The Washington Post)
In the 10 years since we began to compile our list of community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs in the Washington area, the number of participating farms has skyrocketed from around a dozen to nearly 70. That’s not surprising, given how the term “locavore” has gone from a made-up word to a way of life for some people.

In a CSA, members pay a set fee up front to help producers cover the costs of running the farm. Customers then receive a “share” of the bounty for a predetermined season, which vary in length depending on the program. Most shares consist of fruit and vegetables. Others include items such as honey, bread or flowers as part of the price or for an additional fee; some offer separate meat, dairy and egg shares.

On most farms, a full share is enough produce to feed a family of four for one week. Half shares and mini-shares are also available.

These farms still had shares for sale as of the beginning of February. Many sell out, so if you’re interested, be sure to sign up early.

Farms are arranged in our list according to the state in which they’re located. To find ones that drop off in your neighborhbood, use your Web browser’s find tool.

MARYLAND

5 a Day CSA

Silver Spring

Vicki Reese, 301-595-0379

info@5adaycsa.com

www.5adaycsa.com

Spring/summer share $695 (fruit and vegetables only) or $1,595 (with premium items such as eggs, flowers, soaps and bread), 16 weeks; flexible option, pay $50 membership fee then choose a weekly box for $25-$40, depending on the size chosen; fall share $495 or $1,095 (with premium items), 13 weeks.

Order flexible option weekly online; customize boxes with seven to nine chosen items of produce; primarily organic.

Delivery to Silver Spring, Takoma Park, College Park, Columbia, Mount Rainier Farmers Market and the Discovery Channel headquarters.

AvianMead Produce

Brookeville

Jerry and Joan Riser, 301-924-2960

jjriser@msn.com

www.localharvest.org/farms/M14801

$500 (includes delivery), 12 weeks (depending on the growing season, a four-week $175 fall share will be available); organic producer.

Delivery made to homes in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Olney and parts of Potomac.

Backbone Food Farm

Oakland

Katharine Dubansky, 301-334-5633

Katharine@backbonefarm.com

www.backbonefarm.com

$350 full share, $560 family share, 20 weeks.

Pickup in Frostburg, Md.; Thomas, W.Va.; and at the farm.

Big White Barn CSA

Buckeystown

Steve or Anita Goertemiller, 301-874-3173

anitagmiller@comcast.net

www.bigwhitebarn.com

$550 weekly full share, $325 weekly half-share, $275 bi-weekly full share, 22 weeks.

Pickup in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Crystal City, the District, Gaithersburg, Baltimore and at the farm. Home and business delivery available.

Blades Orchard

Federalsburg

Lynda Blades, 410-754-8857

bladesorchard@bladesorchard.com

www.bladesorchard.com

$500 full share, $250 half-share, 18 weeks; fruit shares ($300, 12 weeks) available.

Pickup in Annapolis, Denton, Easton, Cambridge, Federalsburg, Salisbury and St. Michaels.

Brad’s Produce

Churchville

Brad Milton, 410-734-4769

brad@bradsproduce.com

www.bradsproduce.com

$495 full share, $315 half-share, $290 bi-weekly half share, 25 weeks; $100 early spring share, 4 weeks; $200 summer share, 8 weeks.

Pickup at the farm.

Breezy Willow Farm

West Friendship

R.J. Caulder, 410-442-1807

rjcaulder@aol.com

www.breezywillowfarm.com

$456 early-bird share, 12 weeks; $888 for 24 weeks.

Pickup in Columbia, Elkridge, Ellicott City, Fulton and at the farm.

Calvert Farm

Rising Sun

Pam Stegall Roberts and Paul Roberts, 410-658-3914

farmer@calvertfarm.com

www.calvertfarm.com

$500 full share, 20 weeks (8-week fall extension available for $200).

Pickup in Annapolis, Arnold, Baltimore, Beltsville, Bowie, Columbia, Edgewater, Fort George G. Meade, Gaithersburg, Greenbelt, Laurel, Millersville, Odenton, Olney, Owings Mills, Rockville, Severna Park, Silver Spring and at the farm.

Clagett Farm

Upper Marlboro

Carrie Vaughn, 301-627-4662

clagettfarm@cbf.org

www.clagettfarm.org

$575 full share (Dupont Circle pickup), $515 (farm pickup), plus $50 new-member fee, 26 weeks; reduced-price shares available for low-income families: $287.50 (Dupont), $257.50 (farm), 26 weeks.

Colchester Farm CSA

Georgetown

Theresa Mycek, 443-282-1409

manager@colchesterfarm.org

www.colchesterfarm.org

$355 small share, $510 medium share, $780 large share, 26 weeks.

Pickup in Chestertown, Stevensville and at the farm.

Double Oak Farm

Prince Frederick

Joy Woppert, 410-414-3400

ccc@acltweb.org

www.acltweb.org

$600 full share for members of the American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT)/$660 for non-members, half shares if available $300/$330, 26 weeks.

Pickup at the farm.

Dragonfly Farms

Mount Airy

Sue Lewis, 240-353-8408

claudia@dffarms.com

www.dffarms.com

$695 spring/summer or $1,595 (with premium items such as eggs, meat and honey), 16 weeks (10-week fall add-on available for $495 or $1,095 with premium items); 4-week samplers ($195-$500) available.

Pickup in Arlington, Bethesda, Columbia, Clarksville, the District, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Falls Church, Great Falls, Potomac, Reston, Silver Spring, Vienna and at the farm.

Even’ Star Organic Farm

Lexington Park

Brett Grohsgal, 301-481-6832

evenstarfarm@evenstarfarm.org

www.localharvest.org/farms/M9994

$377, 13 weeks (neighborhood delivery); $300-$500 farmers market option, 26-week debit system.

Pickup in Arlington, Bethesda, California, Chevy Chase, the District, Leonardtown, Rockville, University Park and at the farm.

Farmstead of Charlotte Hall

Charlotte Hall

Tony and Lori Brown, 301-481-6671

farmstead88@msn.com

www.farmsteadgardens.com

$600, 18 weeks.

Pickup in Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Waldorf and at the farm; discount given for local pickup.

Good Fortune Farm

Brandywine

Michael Klein, 301-579-2105

mkleinm@msn.com

www.localharvest.org/csa/M7175

$500, 20 weeks, includes eggs.

Home delivery (weekly fee) available to Bethesda, Chevy Chase, the District, Takoma Park and University Park.

Gorman Farm

Columbia/Laurel

Dave Liker, 301-908-8063

csa@gormanproducefarm.com

www.gormanproducefarm.com

$599 full share ($650 after March 1), $460 half share ($499 fater March1), 22 weeks.

Pickup at the farm.

Greenbranch Organic Farm

Salisbury

Ted Wycall, 443-736-7779

greenbranchfarm@comcast.net

www.localharvest.org/csa/M18229

$450 small (two people), $860 medium (four people), $1,275 large (six people), 30 weeks; organic producer.

Pickup at the farm stand.

Homestead Farm

Millington

Alison Howard, 410-490-7038

Alison.howard@baybroadband.net

www.freshorganicvegetables.com

$525 full share, $380 small share, 22 weeks.

Pickup in Annapolis, Arnold, Baltimore, Bowie, Centreville, Easton, Millersville, Severna Park, Stevensville and at the farm.

House in the Woods CSA

Adamstown

Ilene and Phil Freedman, 301-607-4048

ilene@houseinthewoods.com

www.houseinthewoods.com

$600 full share, 20 weeks; $385 half share, 10 weeks.

Pickup at the farm.

Jug Bay Market Garden

Upper Marlboro

Scott Hertzberg, 301-627-6211

jugbay@verizon.net

www.jugbaymarketgarden.com

$630, 18 weeks.

Pickup in the District and at the farm.

Karl’s Farm

Pisgah

Karl or Paula Wiegand, 301-743-7941

paula@karls-farm.com

www.karls-farm.com

$600 full share, $360 half share, 20 weeks; 8-week fall shares ($240 full, $144 half) also available.

Home deliveries (for an extra $140 per season, $56 for the fall) inside the Beltway to locations in Maryland or the District; or pickup at the farm.

The Lamb’s Quarter

Owings

James Bourne, 443-624-3365

thelambsquarter@comcast.net

www.thelambsquarter.com

$625 full share, 22 weeks; $400 half share, 11 weeks.; chicken and egg shares available

Pickup in southern Calvert County and Alexandria, and at the farm.

Lock Farm

Woodsboro

John Poffenbarger, 301-639-6988

poffmaj@earthlink.net

www.lockfarm.net

$130, 6 weeks (spring); $400, 20 weeks; $120, 6 weeks (fall).

Pickup in Frederick, Walkersville and at the farm.

Market Basket

Annapolis

Craig Sewell, 410-266-1511

csewell@acookscafe.com

acookscafe.com

$250, small spring share, $290 large spring share, 10 weeks; $550 small summer share, $640 large summer share, 22 weeks; eggs, dairy and meat shares available.

Pickup at A Cook’s Cafe, 911 Commerce Rd., Annapolis.

Norman’s Farm Market

Potomac

Eris Norman, 301-674-9929

info@normansfarmmarket.com

www.normansfarmmarket.com

$575 family share, $402.50 couples share, 24 weeks; $200 family share, $140 couples share, 8 weeks; egg shares available.

Pickup in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac and Rockville.

One Acre Farm

Clarksburg

Michael Protas, 301-503-3724

michael@1acrefarm.com

www.1acrefarm.com

$625, 22 weeks.

Pickup in the District, Potomac, Rockville and at the farm.

One Straw Farm

Northern Baltimore County

Joan Norman, 410-343-1828

csa@onestrawfarm.com

www.onestrawfarm.com

$520 (before March 1)/$570 (after March 1) full share, $270 (before March 1)/$295 (after March 1) half share, 24 weeks.

Pickup at 45 Baltimore metro area locations and at the farm.

Open Book Farm

Mary Kathryn and Andrew Barnet, 240-457-2558

openbookfarm@gmail.com

openbookfarm.com

$500 (farm pickup) or $575 (pickup in North Chevy Chase), 20 weeks; pastured meats also available.

Pickup in North Chevy Chase or at the farm.

Our House Farm

Brookeville

Michelle Nowak, 724-840-4022; Stephanie Jones, 410-903-4943

ourhousefarmmd@gmail.com

www.ourhousefarmmd.com

$600 full share, $300 half share, 20 weeks.

Pickup in Silver Spring and at the farm.

Pheasant Hill Farm CSA

Mount Airy

Marjorie Satterlee, 410-215-7173

msatter195@aol.com

www.localharvest.org/pheasant-hill-farm-csa-M20139

$550 full share, $400 half share, 18 weeks.

Pickup in Damascus, Gaithersburg, Mount Airy and Wheaton.

A Practically Organic CSA

Harwood

Shawn Sizer, 410-507-5917

practicallyorganic@hotmail.com

www.practically-organic.com

$1,330 full share, 38 weeks; $800 summer share, 20 weeks; eggs, herbs and other shares available.

Delivery included in price of shares.

Priapi Gardens

Cecilton

Vic Priapi, 410-275-9438

vic@priapigardens.com

www.priapigardens.com

$585, 32 weeks; $435, 24 weeks; organic.

Pickup in Stevensville.

Query Mill Hill Farm

Darnestown

Mark Israel, 301-926-8602

marksisrael1@hotmail.com

$440 full share, $220 half share, 20 weeks; organic, though not certified.

Pickup at the farm.

Radix Farm

Kristin Carbone, 202-744-0373

radixfarm@gmail.com

radixfarm.wordpress.com

$675-$700 full share, 22 weeks

Pickup in the District.

Red Wiggler CSA

Germantown

Kara Desmond, 301-916-2216

csa@redwiggler.org

www.redwiggler.org

$210 spring share, 7 weeks; $270 summer share, 9 weeks; $270 fall share, 9 weeks; certified organic.

Pickup at the farm.

Roundabout Hills Market Garden

Glenwood

Fiona Wilcox, 301-768-4702

fiona.wilcox@yahoo.com

www.roundabouthills.com

$888 full share, $728 half share, 24 weeks.

Pickup at the farm.

Sandy Spring CSA

Sandy Spring

Erin Johnson, 301-438-3927

erin@sandyspringcsa.com

www.sandyspringcsa.com

$768, 25 weeks.

Pickup at Alexandria, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Columbia, Derwood, Fairfax, Falls Church, Gaithersburg, Great Falls, Kensington, McLean, Olney, Potomac, Reston, Rockville, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and Wheaton.

Spiritual Food for the New Millennium

Bethesda

Lakshmi Landa, 301-654-4899

spiritualfood@schooloflife.org

www.spiritualfoodcsa.org

$1,950, 50 weeks ; $1,100 summer share, 26 weeks; $900 winter share, 24 weeks; all shares include fresh vegetables and fruit plus grains, bread, dried fruit, eggs, yogurt, cheese and legumes. Early-bird discount available through March 15.

Pickup in Arlington, Bethesda and Takoma Park.

Summer Creek Farm

Thurmont

Rick Hood, 301-271-9399

farmer@summercreekfarm.com

www.summercreekfarm.com

$500, 18 weeks.

Pickup in Frederick, Urbana and at the farm.

Sycamore Spring Farm

Frederick

Carol Rollman, 301-788-6980

sycamorespringfarm@gmail.com

www.sycamorespringfarm.org

$750, 30 weeks; $594, 22 weeks; “bountiful harvest” $270, 9 weeks (July and August); “autumn harvest” $216, 8 weeks; $300 monthly program for seven plus-size shares; egg and beef shares available.

Pickup at the farm, or delivery within an hour’s radius of Frederick.

Tikvat Israel CSA

Rockville

Dalit Baranoff, (301) 949-2590

csa.tikvatisrael@gmail.com

www.tikvatisrael.org

$505 full share, 20 weeks; egg share available.

Pickup in Rockville.

Wilson’s Farm Market

Bel Air

Janelle Vane, 410-836-8980

wilsonsfarmmarket@verizon.net

www.wilsonfarmmarket.net

$450 full share, $300 half share (every week), $250 half share (eight consecutive weeks or every other week), 16 weeks; $450 flexible share (in-store only), 16 weeks; egg and flower shares available.

Pickup at Wilson’s Farm Market and at the farm.

PENNSYLVANIA

Bending Bridge Farm

Mercersburg

Audrey Fisher-Pedersen, 717-328-3627

bendingbridgefarm@gmail.com

www.bendingbridgefarm.com

A la carte credits ($250, $500, $750 or $1,000) can be purchased online and are good for one year.

Pickup in Bethesda, Silver Spring and the District.

Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative

Leola

Evan Miller, 717-656-3533

csa@lancasterfarmfresh.com

www.lancasterfarmfresh.com

$725 full vegetable share, 25 weeks; $425 half vegetable share, 25 weeks.

Pickup in the District.

Licking Creek Bend Farm

Needmore

Michael Tabor, 301-587-1739

esiegel2@igc.org

www.lickingcreekbendfarm.com

Four sessions (June-July, August-September, October, November), $37.50 per week.

Pickup in Bethesda, the District, Gaithersburg, Rockville and Takoma Park.

North Mountain Pastures

Newport

Brooks Miller, 717-497-3496

brooks@northmountainpastures.com

www.northmountainpastures.com

Meat only. $760-$826 full share, $387-$517 half share , five months.

Pickup in the District, Silver Spring and Takoma Park.

Spiral Path Farm

Loysville

Terra Brownback, 717-789-4433

fresh@spiralpathfarm.com

www.spiralpathfarm.com

$734.50 full share, $487.50 medium share, 26 weeks (Silver Spring); $649.75 full share, $431.25 medium share, 23 weeks (Bethesda). Early-bird discounts and 5-week June sampler available.

Pickup in Bethesda and Silver Spring.

VIRGINIA

Agriberry CSA

Studley

Susan Noyce, 410-703-5381

susan@agriberry.com

www.agriberry.com

$575, 20 weeks.

Pickup in Annapolis.

Blenheim Organic Gardens

Washington’s Birthplace

Lawrence and Becky Latane, 804-224-7039

lwlatane@sylvaninfo.net

www.localharvest.org/csa/M12666

$595 (farm pickup), $650 (Fredericksburg pickup) or $675 (Falls Church pickup), 18 weeks.

Pickup in Falls Church, Fredericksburg and at the farm.

Bull Run Mountain Vegetable Farm

The Plains

Leigh Hauter, 703-754-4005

farm@bullrunfarm.com

www.bullrunfarm.com

$1,240 large share (four people), $620 medium share (two people), $465 small share (one person), 20 weeks, plus 4 weeks before and after the season for pickup at the farm.

Pickup in Alexandria, the District, Falls Church, Manassas and at the farm

East Lynn Farm

Round Hill

Georgia Basser, 202-253-3737

locallygrownva@gmail.com

www.eastlynnfarm.com

$875 full share, $475 half share, 28 weeks

Pickup in the District and at the farm; home delivery available for an extra fee.

Fair Oaks Farm

Aldie

Georgia Basser, 202-253-3737

locallygrownva@gmail.com

www.fairoaksfarmva.com

$875 full share, $475 half share, 28 weeks.

Pickup in the District or at the farm; home delivery available for an extra fee.

Farm to Family/Farm Bus

Henrico

Mark and Suzi Lilly, 804-767-8570

farmtofamilyinfo@gmail.com

thefarmbus.com

$1,916 full share, $958 half share (meat, vegetables, fruit, dairy and bread; all can be ordered individually as well), 24 weeks; soy and egg shares available.

Pickup in the District.

Great Country Farms

Bluemont

Jaclyn Jenkins, 540-554-2073

csa@greatcountryfarms.com

www.greatcountryfarms.com

$ 870.45-$1,097.25 full share (depending on pickup or delivery site), $462-$619.50 half share (depending on pickup or delivery site), 20 weeks.

Pickup in Arlington, Centreville or at the farm; delivery to homes or businesses in Northern Virginia.

Haskins Family Farm

Middletown

Robert and Mary Haskins, 540-869-3795

info@haskinsfamilyfarm.com

www.haskinsfamilyfarm.com

Six-month and year-long meat shares $99-$379 (pork and chicken). Egg shares available.

Pickup up in Crystal City, Leesburg and at the farm.

Holly Brook Farm

White Post

Mike Burner, 540-664-7524

mikeburner72@yahoo.com

http://www.localharvest.org/holly-brook-farm-M49602

$450 full share, $250 half share, 18 weeks.

Pickup in Berryville, Winchester or at the farm.

Olin-Fox Farms

Reedville

John and Alice Cooper, 804-453-4125

info@olinfoxfarms.com

www.olinfoxfarms.com

$1,097-$1,172, 25-week all-season share; $168-$180 4-week winter share; $252-$270 6-week spring share; $408-$432, 8-week summer share; $294-$315 7-week fall share; all-season and summer shares include fruit shares; sales tax included in the price.

Pickup in Alexandria, Annandale, Occoquan, Springfield, Stafford and at the farm.

Polyface Farm

Staunton

Sheri Salatin, 540-887-8194

farmchick@polyfaceyum.com

www.polyfaceyum.com

Pay-as-you-go buying club for meat (beef, chicken and pork) and eggs; monthly March through October.

Check Web site for pickup locations.

Potomac Vegetable Farm East

Vienna

Hana Newcomb, 703-759-2119,

hana@potomacvegetablefarms.com

www.potomacvegetablefarms.com

$352 mini share, $512 regular share, $672 robust share, 16-week summer season; $176 mini share, $256 regular share, $336 robust share, 8-week fall season; egg, flower and bread shares available.

Pickup in Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Bethesda, Falls Church, Fairfax, Herndon, Reston and at the farm.

Potomac Vegetable Farm West

Purcellville

Hana Newcomb, 703-759-2119

hana@potomacvegetablefarms.com

www.potomacvegetablefarms.com

$480 ($400 before March 1), 16 weeks; $240 fall share ($200 before March 1), 8 weeks; egg and flower shares available.

Pickup at the farm.

Quarter Branch Farm

Lovettsville

Kevin Grove, 540-822-0123

kevin@quarterbranchfarm.com

www.quarterbranchfarm.com

$783 full share, $540 small share, 27 weeks.

Pickup in Lansdowne Crossing, Rockville and at the farm.

Singing Frog Farm

Leesburg

Meredith Kope, 571-212-5625

singingfrogfarm@gmail.com

www.singingfrogfarm.com

Full share $600, half share $350, 20 weeks; flower share $60, one month.

Pickup in Leesburg, Purcelville and at the farm.

Stoney Lonesome Farm

Gainesville

Esther Elliott, 703-754-9145

farm@slfarm.us

www.slfarm.us

$748, 22 weeks.

Pickup in Fairfax, Friendship Heights and at the farm.

Stoneybrook Farm

Hillsboro

Matthew Scott, 703-622-7526

info@stoneybrookfarm.org

www.stoneybrookfarm.org

$685 full share, $365 half share, 16 weeks.

Pickup at the farm.

Terembry Farm

Sumerduck

Sharon McCamy, 540-522-8692

sharon@terembryfarm.com

terembryfarm.com

$600 full share, $300 half share, 20 weeks.

Pickup in Chantilly, the District and Fredericksburg; home delivery available for an additional fee.

Wicked Oak Farms

Star Tannery

Russ Anderson, 571-201-2963 or 540-931-5028

wickedoakfarms@gmail.com

www.wickedoakfarms.com

$850 full share, $425 half share, 30 weeks.

Pickup in Oakton and at the farm.

Willowsford Farm

Ashburn

Michael Snow, 571-297-6900

info@willowsfordfarm.com

www.willowsfordfarm.com

$675, 25 weeks.

Pickup at the farm.

WEST VIRGINIA

Bigg Riggs Farm

Loom

Calvin Riggleman, 540-550-5480

biggriggsfarm@gmail.com

www.biggriggsfarm.com

$775 full share, $410 half share, 22 weeks

Pickup in Alexandria, Arlington, the District, Sterling, Vienna and at the farm.

Fresh and Local CSA

Shepherdstown

Maura Balliett, 304-876-3382

info@freshandlocalcsa.com

www.freshandlocalcsa.com

$600, 18 weeks; omega-3 egg shares available.

Pickup in Arlington, Bethesda, the District, Falls Church, McLean, Silver Spring and at the farm; home delivery available for a fee.

Garden by the Woods

Martinsburg

Patricia Corona, 304-433-7090

patriciacorona800@msn.com

www.localharvest.org/csa/M22711

$15 per week, flowers only; April through October.

Pickup in the District and at the farm.

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