What is a CSA you ask? Community Supported Agriculture
is designed to provide a close connection between a local farm and a
community of members. The farmers feed the members by providing a weekly
share of produce, and the members financially support the farm and
become an integral part of small scale, local agriculture.
It's the best of both worlds!
- You get fresh, in-season local produce grown without the use of
synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers - the way you would
do it in your own garden if you only had the time, space and
- Our friends Tom and Sarah of the Flying Plow receive the financial
support they need to keep their farm viable and vibrant, allowing them
to continue supplying our community with high quality vegetables
year after year!
- And everyone gets to take an active role in
preserving farmland and supporting local, family
It also makes it easier for the farmers to plan each year's
crops because they know what and how much of each crop their customers
Elizabeth, who by all accounts is a world class foodie, first
met Sarah and Tom at the Bel Air Farmer's Market, and later visited
their farm near Fallston for fresh eggs, chickens, beef, pork and other
They became involved in our annual "Local Harvest" wine
dinners, where all of the meat, vegetables and wines are supplied by
In the time since that first meeting, Flying Plow's
reputation has grown to the point where they had to expand their farm,
so they purchased land in Cecil County near Rising Sun where they
continue to supply farm fresh food to an ever increasing fan base.
Since they are now so far away, it only made sense to
establish local pick-up sites where the CSA members can claim their
weekly bounty, and Elizabeth was only too happy to help!
Wine World is now an official host site, with deliveries set
for every Wednesday from 5-7 PM beginning in the May 21-28 timeframe,
depending on when this infernal winter ever ends and lets the veggies
If you are already a member of the Flying Plow CSA, let Tom
and Sarah know that your preferred pick-up point is Wine World so they
can have your produce delivered here.
And if you are not yet a member, but this sounds like
something you'd like to become a part of, simply click this link to get
signed up: Join the Flying Plow
Space for new members is limited, so don't delay!
All natural, sustainable agriculture at its finest... healthy
soil growing healthy plants, and healthy plants growing healthy people.
That's what it's all about!
To find out more, click on the Flying Plow Farm