Robyn's Resources

Downloadable CSA resources 

Robyn Van En Brochure

This tri-fold brochure defines the Robyn Van En Center and what it offers. Includes a brief biography of Robyn Van En and defines the concept of CSA.

CSA Concept, Philosopy, and General Operations

This tri-fold brochure explains the CSA concept, philosophy and general operations. Developed to provide interested parties with a first-look description of CSA. Good handout for prospective members.

Guide to Legal Issues in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA): The road to the membership agreement.

Developed by Penn State in coordination with PASA (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture).


Publications, Resources and Recommended Readings

Formula to Create Community Supported Agriculture

Building a Sustainable Business

The New American Farmer

The New Farmer's Market

Biodiesel Homebrew Guide

The Community Supported Agriculture Handbook

Maximizing Shareholder Retention in Southeastern CSAs: A Step Toward Long Term Stability

The E.F. Schumacher Society: A Trio of Essays

Community Supported Agriculture on the Urban Fringe: Case Study and Survey

Community Supported Agriculture in the Mid-Atlantic Region: Results of a Shareholder Survey

Rebirth of the Small Family Farm

A Farmer's Guide to the Bottom Line: A Handbook to Secure Success & Profits on the Family-Scale Farm

Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture

Whole Measures: Transforming Our Vision of Success

Micro Eco-Farming: Prospering from Backyard to Small Acreage in Partnership with the Earth

The Locavore Way: Discover and Enjoy the Pleasure of Locally Grown Food

Farmer John's Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables

From Asparagus to Zucchini: A Guide to Cooking Farm-Fresh Seasonal Produce, 3rd Edition

Recipes from America's Small Farms: Fresh Ideas for the Season's Bounty

The New Agritourism: Hosting Community and Tourists on Your Farm

Sell What You Sow: The Grower's Guide to Successful Produce Marketing


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