Buy fresh produce through a CSA: Pre-pay by July 1

June 16, 2015  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Purchase a 12-week “share” in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program by July 1, then pick up your fresh produce each week at locations near campus.

The university has partnered with Prochaska Farms in Tecumseh, Mich. and Tantré Farms in Chelsea, Mich, to give faculty and staff an opportunity to get fresh, straight-from-the-farm produce. Purchase a 12-week “share” in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program by July 1, then pick up your fresh produce each week at locations near campus.

A “share” typically consists of a box or basket of farm fresh seasonal vegetables, with other farm products possibly included. Weekly pick-up sites near campus include:

  • Washtenaw Food Hub (4175 Whitmore Lake Road) – Every Wednesday, July 8 – September 23, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Organic produce provided by Tantré Farms.
  • Green Road Parking Lot (1919 Green Road) – Every Thursday, July 9 – September 24, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Produce provided by Prochaska Farms.

The CSA program is a partnership between MHealthy, UMHS and Planet Blue. Along with encouraging healthier food choices, the CSA program supports the university’s commitment to offering sustainable, locally sourced foods.

Learn more about the CSA program or purchase a share.

Website: http://www.mhealthy.umich.edu/produce

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