Local farmers find new way to reach customers through community-supported agriculture
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Friday, July 2, 2010 at 4:09 pm (Updated: July 2, 4:10 pm)
HILLSVILLE — Three Carroll County farms have planted the seeds for community-supported agriculture, and now they hope to see the idea bear fruit — and vegetables — for all involved.
Community-supported agriculture (CSA) is a kind of a pact between farmers and customers to share the risk and the rewards.
The customers pay for their produce at the beginning of the growing season and receive packages made up of the yields throughout the season.
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