My family and I have participated in Victory Acres the past two summers and it has been a GREAT experience. My kids get to see and learn where their food comes from, we get more veggies in our diet and are exposed to more kinds of veggies than I would traditionally buy, and we're supporting a local farm - meaning that we cut out pesticides used to preserve food for grocery stores, cut out emissions from food traveling great distances, and invest in our local community. It has also been a great Saturday morning routine for us in the summer to go out to the farm, pick up our produce, play at the farm, see the animals, and just get-away in nature!
In addition to veggies, herbs, berries, and fresh flowers for cutting (I always have a fresh bouquet on my table throughout the summer!), they also have pigs, beef, and hens available for purchase. We've purchased a share of a pig and grass fed beef each year, and our health is better for it! (plus it is yummy!)
Interested in joining? Just want to know more?
Check out: http://www.victoryacres.org/
Not in the Grant County Area? I highly recommend this endeavor, so check out a CSA in your area and find out how you can be involved.
|Why should I join Victory Acres CSA?|
In a recent survey of 250 CSA members, the most important reasons for membership in a CSA were support for local farming, quality of produce, environmental and food resource concerns, and knowing the farmer. Victory Acres provides all of these values. Our customers know us by name, visit the farm where their food is produced, and approve of our farming practices.